Newcastle Upon Tyne

Engineer Grade 6



Full time

£41,496 - £44,539 per annum

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented individual who is looking to progress their career in civil engineering within traffic management.

The Council

Newcastle City Council are the driving force behind this successful city and alongside our net zero carbon emissions target that will help secure its future, we have a commitment to deliver inclusive, quality and value for money services that will benefit everyone in the city.

Working with Newcastle City Council isn’t like any other job. Everything we do has an impact on the lives of the people that hive here, and our commitment, diligence and energy are second to none.

The Transport Division

Our work in Transport impacts on the economy, the environment and equity. Our purpose is to improve people’s daily lives, and their longer term health, wealth, and happiness. It’s about people and neighbourhoods and providing the right places to enjoy their lives.

The design of our city’s transport infrastructure can play one of the most important roles in helping the people of our city make healthy choices for them, their family, and friends.

The Transport team are committed to delivering services that will help Newcastle develop into the UK’s safest, most accessible, and best integrated multi modal carbon efficient transport system thereby ensuring the future economic growth of the city.

We have excellent civil engineering and transport planning expertise across the Transport division and are committed to delivering resilient, customer focused and high quality services.

The Role

If you aspire to really make a difference and are passionate about delivering effective civil engineering solutions, then our Traffic Management team could be the place for you. If would like to join us please read the following and the supporting documentation and if this is you, we would love to hear from you.

What will I be doing?

The position itself will include, but is not limited to: -

• Managing the delivery of traffic management projects across the city

• Analysing and interpreting complex information to solve a range of engineering problems

• Communicating effectively with a wide range of audiences

• Building and maintaining effective relationships with staff with key stakeholders and partners

• Design and options development primarily for road safety, walking cycling and public transport improvements.

• Preparation of relevant general arrangement engineering plans, specifications, and designs

• Ensuring that the technical and safety standards are maintained in all aspects of work

• Undertaking site surveys, analysing data and writing reports

• Meeting our commissioners needs at a highly developed level

What will I need?

Our ideal candidate will have:-

• Advanced knowledge in planning, consulting, and introducing highway schemes

• Advanced understanding of engineering concepts and principles involved in Traffic Management & Road Safety

• Have proven ability to analyse and interpret complex information to solve difficult engineering problems.

• Ability to meet commissioner needs at a highly developed level.

• An open and collaborative style and track record of partnership working

• Advanced knowledge of CDM Regulations, including risk assessments and Health and Safety plans

• Ability to supervise or manage staff on an occasional basis

• Have excellent ICT skills including practical experience in utilising standard industry software

In return for your commitment, we can offer an excellent range of benefits to staff including work life balance options, pension scheme, special staff rates at council leisure facilities, staff travel schemes, a generous annual leave entitlement, learning and development opportunities and career break schemes.

If you would like Further information regarding this post, please contact Samantha Dyke on (0191) 211 5968 or email

Apply online at, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form.


Closing date:

21 June 2023

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