Manchester, Greater Manchester
£31,058 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Do you want a new challenge and an opportunity to play a role in managing iconic structures?

We are looking for a highly motivated civil engineer to join our team that undertakes inspections, carries out designs and manages maintenance works for our combined portfolio of over 1,300 former railway viaducts, tunnels, bridges and other structures.

Railway Paths and Sustrans own and manage many miles of former railway land to provide routes, roads and paths suitable for cycling, walking, horseriding and wheel-chair use.  Railway Paths also manages the properties held by sister charity Sustrans, and welcome enquiries to sell, lease or develop surplus land owned by either organisation.


Senior Engineer (RPL028)

£31,058 per annum

Up to 37.5 hours per week (flexible working arrangements including part-time hours and/or a job share will be considered)

Based in Manchester

(other locations will be considered to suit the successful candidate)


This role will support in undertaking principal inspections, identifying and prioritising maintenance works, designing schemes, obtaining necessary consents and agreements and preparing and administering contracts for these works.


You will have significant practical experience of bridge and structures asset management, bridge inspection and contract preparation and management.  The varied nature of our portfolio requires an imaginative problem solving approach to challenges and a keen eye for detail.  You will be able to work flexibly and independently and enjoy regular travel around the UK.


Railway Paths Ltd is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.  We welcome applications from people with the appropriate skills from all parts of the community.






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Posted on: 08 August 2019
Closed date: 05 September 2019
Job ref: 96619EVJ
Tags: Project Management, Operations