Job Overview

type : F/T 37.5 hours
location : Site Based
category : Projects

Assistant Project Manager

WGM Engineering is one of Scotland’s leading engineering solution providers and performing responsibly is integral to our success and sustainability. We are committed to delivering projects and services whilst ensuring that we meet our customer and society needs, whilst managing the social and environmental impacts of our business. Since trading commenced in 1986, WGM has continued to develop its operations to adhere to the marketplace and client demand. This has been achieved by offering a unique and total service where Mechanical, Electrical and Civil Engineering disciplines are provisioned under the one roof. Aligning our three disciplines and our strategically located service centres offers a total turnkey solution to clients countrywide and ensures we are the number one engineering company of choice.

We are currently looking for an Assistant Project Manager to join the our Projects area of the business on a full time permanent basis.

The purpose of the Assistant Project Manager role is to deliver small value non-complex (SVNC) Projects on-time and to budget in order to fully satisfy customer requirements and to continually develop and improve project communication and performance.


Main Duties

  • Developing detailed project plans, ensuring resource availability and allocation.
  • Delivering every project on time within budget and scope and to applicable HSEQ standard.
  • Building relationships with the internal teams, the client, and other relevant contractors and communicate effectively between all parties.
  • Attending meetings as required with clients, design team and subcontractors.
  • Managing Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality process and ensuring these are adhered to across the site.
  • Help to ensure HSEQ is being documented accurately throughout the office team and the site team.
  • Manage the daily operations on site and ensure project timescales are met within a safe and accurate fashion.
  • Liaise with multiple business functions and contractors to ensure successful delivery of the project.
  • Liaise with Clients, Sub-Contractors, Pre-Construction teams, Design teams and Commercial teams.
  • Effective management and planning input to the overall programme interfaces with other projects and contribute in the co-ordination of third-party stakeholders as required.
  • Ensuring all projects are commenced and completed to the quality standards and expectations of WGM and our clients.


To be considered for this position you will have at least 2-3 years previous experience within a Project engineering or site management position ideally within an engineering or civils environment and be qualified ideally to degree level within a engineering discipline. Due to the nature of the role travel to various sites throughout the country is required so a valid UK driving licence is essential for the role.

To apply please send an update cv to the WGM recruitment team for further review.

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