Graduate Engineer (Ref: SUS3182)

£22,389 per annum

37.5 hours per week – based in Leeds or Manchester

About Sustrans

Our vision and mission have never been more relevant.

Across the UK, governments are pledging investment and action on walking and cycling.

We are working together to make a real difference – creating places where everyone can live and travel happily and healthily, and where nobody is excluded.

Our work wouldn’t be possible without the commitment and dedication of our colleagues.

We are proud of our employee net promoter score, being in the top 20% of all employers across all sectors in the UK, due to our energised, friendly and motivated workforce.

Join Sustrans today and help us get things done, together

About the Role

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an individual who wants to develop a career as an Engineer and is passionate about sustainability to join our Network Development Team in designing and delivering outstanding walking and cycling infrastructure.

Your role will see you developing and improving the National Cycle Network and Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans through our “Paths for Everyone” and “Liveable Towns and Cities” programmes as we seek to develop and upgrade high quality traffic free routes and work with local communities to encourage greater active travel.

About You

We are looking for somebody with experience of infrastructure design and producing engineering drawings.

You will also have an HND/degree level qualification in a related field.

Ideally, you will bring your understanding of disability and/or minority background to bear on our ambition for our streets to function for everyone.

In return we can help you to develop new skills and give you the freedom to express yourself creatively.

We also encourage professional development with our industry-leading internal multi-disciplinary training opportunities and support towards attaining incorporated or chartered status, including ICE, IHE and CIHT.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team of people who really enjoy working together and value the contribution and expertise each individual brings.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, particularly where we are under-represented. Currently, this includes disabled people, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.


Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Wednesday 26th May 2021. Interviews will take place via MS Teams during week commencing 10th June 2021.

To apply, please complete our online application form. More details of our vacancies can be found at www.sustrans.org.uk/job-vacancies