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We currently have opportunities within the practice for a Town Planner and a Civil and Urban Design Engineer working out of our Edinburgh and Glasgow offices.


Do you want to work as a Town Planner for an award winning consultancy, with 55+ employees with an interesting and varied professional workload?.

You will bring fresh ideas with a willingness to communicate and contribute fully to teams and projects. You must have excellent written communication and presentation skills and enjoy a fast paced and varied workload. Looking for strong career and professional development opportunity and professional accreditation.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

The successful candidate will become an integral part of our established and growing team delivering all aspects of Town Planning consultancy services to a range of clients. You will support the delivery of robust planning advice, planning applications (incl. all supporting documentation), consultation, appeals and site assessments for a variety of small to Major/National scale projects (incl. Residential; Commercial; Mixed Use, Healthcare, Education, R&D; with work across Science/Innovation and Enterprise Campuses) whilst also supporting the planning needs of other teams within our multidisciplinary consultancy.



Articulate, with very strong oral and written communication style, strong problem solving/ analytical skills and presentation skills. A confident team player with good organisational skills/time and workload management.

Please apply with full CV plus a short statement of your career/professional ambitions emailed or drop us your CV to Ironside Farrar Limited, 111 McDonald Road, Edinburgh, EH7 4NW.


We are seeking a Civil Engineer within our Glasgow-based mixed-discipline Engineering, Environment and Landscape team, advancing project design and detailing across a variety of urban Civil Engineering, Active Travel and Environmental Improvement projects throughout Scotland. The ideal candidate will have confident written and verbal communication skills, able to offer CAD and allied skills with capacity to grow and learn further in a team environment.

Useful experience can include the use of 3d design software (PDS, AutoCAD, Civils 3D). The successful candidate will operate within a mixed-discipline office team of 7, with work to include outline and detailed design of urban improvements and Active Travel projects, roads, drainage and earthworks schemes, preparation of contract documentation including specifications and drawings and support to site based implementation teams. Experience with NEC 3 and/or 4 contracts will be useful

Candidates will have a Civil Engineering qualification with around 5-8 years' experience in a UK based Consulting Engineers. The practice is an Equal Opportunities Employer and offers internal and external professional training and CPD. We are registered with the ICE to provide structured training and routes to chartership. We are currently WFH with a view to adopting hybrid home and workplace operations in due course.

Please apply in writing with a full CV to Charlie Griffiths, Ironside Farrar Ltd, 135 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G1 2JA or email