Engineer, Midlands & East Region



Engineer, Midlands & East Region
£29,911 per annum
(Inclusive of a recruitment and retention allowance of £1,412 pa)
Full time up to 37.5 hours per week - happy to talk flexible working

Hybrid working, with option to work in offices in Nottingham, Birmingham, and Peterborough

About the Role

We have an exciting ambition to ensure all people live in a city where our streets and public spaces serve everyone. Cities and Towns where everyone can live and travel safely and healthily, and where nobody is excluded.

We now have a unique opportunity for a talented Engineer to join our team working with local communities to design and deliver outstanding cycling and walking infrastructure.

By providing best-practice street design from conception to delivery, you’ll help us in our vision to allow everyone to travel in ways that benefit their health and wellbeing; creating healthier, happier cities that are accessible to all.

What our staff have to say:

“I’ve been working for Sustrans for almost 18 months now and what has struck me the most is how supportive everyone is – we all make time for each other and share knowledge and experience, to really help projects be the best they can. And the variety of projects really keeps things interesting; they all have unique settings and challenges to be overcome. I’ve also thoroughly enjoyed getting out to see so many different parts of our region!” – Lee Wynd, Sustrans Engineer, Midlands

Our region stretches from the Welsh border to the East coast. and we have three office hubs, Nottingham, Birmingham, and Peterborough. Ideally, we’d like you to be within a sensible commutable distance of these, but we’re also hybrid working so nowhere within the region is too remote or too far.

About You

We are looking for a talented designer who is passionate about infrastructure design, someone who would like the freedom to express themselves creatively.

If you want to enhance your existing skills and develop new ones – we will support your professional development towards incorporated or chartered status.

So, if this sounds like you, apply today and help us create healthier places and happier lives for everyone.

Sustrans has a long-term commitment to being a charity for everyone - reducing inequality, valuing diversity, enabling inclusion and ensuring all people are treated with dignity and respect. We aim to be a truly inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, in particular from under-represented groups.

What we offer

In return we can offer ongoing working from home (or a nearby Sustrans office when it’s safe to do so) and a truly flexible, supportive and rewarding working environment.


• 28 days’ leave per annum plus bank holidays for full-time working.
• Ability to buy an extra week of annual leave (pro-rata for part-time staff)
• Staff volunteer days
• 24/7 free, impartial and confidential support service
• We are members of the Green Commute Initiative and Cycle Scheme who both offer cycle to work schemes


• Membership fees to professionally recognised bodies
• Group Personal Pension scheme with a 4% or 5% of basic salary contribution being matched by Sustrans
• Bike, computer and season ticket loans
• Discount benefits

Family Friendly

• Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
• Flexible Working practices (full time hours are 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday)

Additional information
• Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 11:59pm, 23 February 2023
• Interviews will take place via MS Teams between 06-08 March 2023

To apply, please click here or the apply button on the right and complete our online application form.

More details of our other vacancies can be found at

About Sustrans

At Sustrans you'll be part of a movement to make it easier for people to walk and cycle.

We're all here to change things! You’ll be part of an incredible community of talented, passionate, creative, problem solvers all working together to change things for the better. We act locally and think big - we have a vision of a society where the way we travel creates healthier places and happier lives for everyone.

You'll be questioning the status quo and daring to imagine a different world. You'll work on exciting, impactful projects that will stretch and empower you and you'll be rewarded by seeing the difference you make to people, communities and the planet.

We believe including everyone is central to who we are and what we want to achieve, we welcome difference and pride ourselves on creating a culture where you can be yourself and where your wellness is supported.

You'll be guaranteed to make friends for life and work with a team that is incredibly flexible, supportive, ethical and fun.


  • Location: Midlands & East Region
  • Job Title: Engineer, Midlands & East Region
  • Salary: £29,911 per annum
  • Closed: 23 Feb 2023

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