Graduate Engineer

  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Salary: £25,927 - £27,514 per annum
  • Location: Stretton Way, Stretton Way Depot, Huyton Ind Estate, Huyton, L36 6JF
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Closing Date: 26/06/2022 at 23:55
  • Reference: CVP 0426

It is a great time to join us at Knowsley: we have a substantial list of pipeline schemes for housing, transport and economic development, including several high-profile schemes such as the new railway station at Headbolt Lane and the nationally recognised Halsnead Garden Village. We are also in the process of implementing three Town Centre masterplans and five further strategic development sites.

In addition, we have secured over £42m of Combined Authority Single Investment Fund projects to be delivered over the next two years. We also continue to make successful bids for funding to implement sustainable / active travel schemes promoting walking, cycling, health and wellbeing. In short – a brilliant place to thrive and grow your career.

We are looking for a keen, motivated individual to undertake the role of a Graduate Highways Engineer. The ideal candidate will have a degree in civil engineering or a similar subject.

The successful applicants will be based in the Stretton Way office in Huyton, working in an expanding multi-disciplinary team of officers and engineers working collaboratively, supporting each other and sharing knowledge as necessary to deliver successful schemes for the benefit of Knowsley’s local communities and the wider Liverpool City Region. This is your opportunity  to contribute to making Knowsley “the place of choice” for housing, jobs, business investment and infrastructure development. Flexible working will be required, which may on occasion, result in working from home, different offices or on site, as appropriate.

Further information on current major developments in Knowsley can be found at

Applicants must have a Degree in civil engineering or a relevant discipline. 

The successful applicants will enjoy the following benefits:

Easily accessible location (15 minutes to Liverpool, 30 minutes to Manchester by rail), with staff car parking permits available;

Working within a supportive and team orientated environment;

Opportunities for career progression and to take on additional responsibility;

Minimum annual leave entitlement of 23 days per year, dependant on grade, plus bank holidays. There is also an option to purchase up to a maximum of 10 extra days annual leave;

Flexible working over a 36 hour week;

Generous Council pension scheme;

Access to working rewards including -

cycle scheme, staff technology purchase scheme, discounted gym membership, and a host of other local discounts.

For further information about the post, please contact Richard Thrope, Group Manager - Capital and Infrastruture Delivery  on 0151 443 2320. 

How to apply

Please apply online by clicking the link below. Please note applications cannot be considered without the completion of the form in full 

This vacancy is now closed