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Carrs Corner Depot Lochybridge Fort William, PH33 6TL
£46,191 - £50,505 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

Post Title: Senior Engineer
Location: Lochaber
Hours: 35 hours per week
Duration: Permanent
Salary: £46,191 – £50,505 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Informal Enquiries: Kristen Macleod Tel: 07733 300584

Job Purpose: We are looking for a senior engineer to join our busy Roads Team in some of the most beautiful areas of Scotland. Covering Lochaber, Badenoch and Strathspey you will provide technical direction to road routine maintenance programmes for capital and minor improvements. You will manage a small team of technical staff and you will represent the Highland Council at Ward Forums and community events.

Working in Lochaber, the outdoor capital of the UK, you will be surrounded by dramatic scenery and spectacular landscapes creating a natural playground for those who enjoy outdoor adventure. When working in Fort William you can enjoy some of the finest mountain biking terrain in the world, that regularly hosts World Championship events. The Nevis Range offers some of the best winter sports opportunities, while the Cairngorm Mountains presents an exciting range of family activities year-round.

This is a fantastic career opportunity for someone who has experience of roads design or a related field. Applicants are not expected to have experience in all the essential attributes that the job description covers; on-the-job training will be given for the other topic areas as required.

You will be joining a high performing successful organisation located in a unique part of the country, a removal and relocation package of up to £6,500 is available. The Highland Council is committed to their employees and offer an excellent benefit package that promotes a positive work/life balance.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve and particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be under-represented in our workforce.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


  1. Degree in Civil Engineering or HNC / HND plus Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer (consideration may be given to applicants working towards their professional qualification with suitable experience)
  2. Ability to travel across the Council network to meet requirements of the post.
  • Disability Confident Employer - Leader
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  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working
  • Equally Safe at Work - Development
  • Scottish Living Wage