Job details

Reference number - 2381-2935

Location - Portsmouth, Hampshire

Salary - For salaries see job profiles below

Job type/hours - Permanent/ Temporary - Full Time

Closing date - There is no closing date we will interview as we receive suitable applications 


Join our Highways Design Team

Portsmouth is a truly great and vibrant waterfront city and has an excellent reputation for the delivery of major infrastructure schemes.  The City has plans for ever increasing growth and regeneration and the highways team is looking to employ capable, enthusiastic and ambitious engineers to help deliver these aspirations. 

If you would like to join a team that will design and manage the construction of new works ranging from junction improvements to multimillion pound infrastructure schemes, then we would like to hear from you.

What you'll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you'll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return.  Annual leave starts at 26 days going up to 30 days.  We have staff discounts within the council, with local clubs and shops and travel discounts such as the Easit Card providing a 15% reduction in local rail fairs. We also provide interest free loans to assist with season tickets for travel on bus, ferry, or train and a relocation package where eligible.

We wish to support all our staffs development throughout with excellent in-house and external training opportunities, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career including membership of professional bodies such as the ICE . There are opportunities for flexible and mobile working.

You may be an engineer with considerable experience or you may be at the start of your career.  Either way, look at the job profiles and to see how to apply.  Quoting reference number 2385/2939

If the time is not right for you now, keep us in mind and please contact us when you consider your next career move.

If you would like to know more then please get in touch either by calling Peter Relf on  023 9283 4947or email

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How to apply

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