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TP&E Assistant Engineer

  • Full time
  • £23,642
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 27th June 2022

  • Advertised from 9th June 2022
  • Pay award pending. Permanent contract


Do you want to be part of a friendly, inclusive and dedicated team?

Transport Planning and Engineering (TP&E) is the specialist engineering consultancy which delivers active travel projects in Scotland as a social enterprise.

Established by Cycling Scotland in 2006, our aim is to ensure best practice and inclusive active travel infrastructure is delivered throughout the country to encourage even more people to walk or cycle as part of their everyday lives.

We plan, design and deliver infrastructure projects with walking and cycling as their focus. We work on behalf of and in partnership with a wide variety of clients, from local authorities to community groups and our focus is on people first when delivering infrastructure requirements.

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Engineer to be involved in the design and delivery of a wide range of active travel projects from inception to completion in both urban and rural environments.

This is a well-supported role within the Engineering team and is a brilliant opportunity for a graduate or an experienced apprentice. As well as experience of dealing with people the role requires a proactive ‘can do’ attitude with a background knowledge of engineering methods and CAD skills.

Benefits of the role include:

  • Defined Contribution Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 7.5% and minimum employee contribution of 3%
  • 36 days annual leave
  • Operation of a Flexi-time system
  • Annual contribution towards your training and development
  • Free and confidential access to our Employee Assistance programme
  • Plus much more….

While this role is based in our central Glasgow office, we are committed to flexible working. Staff can currently work one day a week in our office on a trial basis and long-term hybrid working plans are under development.

Application notes

Deadline for applications: Monday 27th June 2022 12pm,

Interview date: In the week commencing 4th July 2022

To find out more and to apply, please visit our website.

Please note agencies will not be considered. If you wish to find out more about the role, please email

Cycling Scotland is a recognised Scottish Charity and an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all members of the community.

Successful candidates will be informed if they have been selected for interview. Due to the high volume of applications we tend to receive, we are not usually able to respond to all applicants. If you have not heard from us two weeks after the deadline then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.