Senior Project Engineer

  • United Kingdom £45,000.00 - £55,000.00 per hour Type of Job: Permanent

Brightwork's well established client is currently recruiting a Senior Project Engineer in the picturesque Fort William area.  Reporting to the Engineering & Maintenance Manager you will be responsible for delivering civil and mechanical engineering contracts whilst managing maintenance projects relating to building repairs whilst addressing day-to-day operational facilities management issues also.

Key responsibilities 

  • Ensure safe working practices are adhered to.
  • Manage and lead contracts from tender stage to handover/completion.
  • Liaise with all parties, formulate project scope, develop technical specifications, drawings, BoQ’s, contract programmes and full tender packages.
  • Analyse and evaluate tender documents.
  • Demonstrate case and apply for project funding.
  • Select and agree conditions of contract and negotiate contracts with contractors.
  • Hold progress meetings, manage cost control, agree valuations and final accounts.
  • Work within CDM regulations.
  • Manage day to day minor civil works including surface water and foul drainage issues.
  • Respond to requests for urgent building repairs following storm/other damage.
  • Manage a/c systems on site.
  • Take part in on-site department audits.
  • Coach others.



  • Background in contract management.
  • Experience in building & structural maintenance, groundworks, water supply and drainage systems.
  • Advanced problem-solving and influencing skills.
  • Strong, analytical, organisational skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport both internally and externally.
  • A detail-oriented team player with the ability to work independently.
  • Flexible approach to working hours to suit project demands.
  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Civil/Building Services engineering.


This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful and reputable business.  On offer is a very competitive salary, relocation package, target bonus, 33 days holiday and pension. 


If interested please send your most recent CV to the address provided.  


Brightwork is a recruitment agency for those seeking permanent work and a recruitment business for those seeking temporary work

First posted ( February 9th, 2021 )


First posted ( February 9th, 2021 )

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