Project Engineer

Location Wigan
Job-type Permanent
Salary £39000 - 45000 per year Car allowance / Car + Benefits
Reference 12092789LB

Senior Engineer

£39-£45k + Benefits + Car or car allowance


The investment by the UK government into the rail network continues to increase and opportunities with our client come with that investment. If you are an experienced Site Engineer looking for a new and exciting opportunity in a thriving organisation with a healthy pipeline of projects and work, that is constantly winning national tenders, then this may be for you!

The role

As a Senior Engineer/Section Engineer you will be required to manage your own portfolio of projects which could involve leading projects which will run simultaneously. Site paperwork such as WPP’s, ITP’s and method statements must be followed in accordance with design consultancy. You will support the delivery and development elements of the projects utilising planning documentation and keeping up to date with any ongoing site maintenance. 

You will need to communicate effectively with pre-construction, delivery teams as well as Site Managers. Plans and methodologies of these teams will need to be adhered to and followed with an acute eye for detail. You will also be required to liaise with multiple parties and stakeholders including the following: Sub-contractors, local authorities and any other 3rd parties or potential stake holders.

You will need to check all the construction documents are accurate and seek CRE/CEM approvals or from other stakeholders. Deadlines for hand backs on projects must be met, so the ability to work under pressure and multi-tasking is a skill that must be second nature.

Commercial awareness will assist in the pre-start and completion of these tasks and projects. Health and Safety must be taken seriously and working alongside Site Managers and collaborating with them to ensure that all requirements are met is important to both client and the stake holders.

The company:

One of the UK’s largest privately owned Tier 1 contractors in the Rail Industry is experiencing a period of huge growth after being awarded several key contracts in the North West. They also have an excellent pipeline of future projects, and as such they are growing their team. This means there is a superb opportunity to join a national business at an extremely exciting time.

They also invest heavily in the future of the business, whether it is on professional qualifications (for example Chartership), state of the art complex machinery. Their objective is to ensure they have the best people and machinery to ensure contracts and deadlines are met to the highest possible standards.


Basic salary is subject to experience and is accompanied with generous holiday entitlement. They will also upkeep funding for any relevant required tickets and qualification and a path that can lead to becoming a Project Manager or CRE/CEM.

There will be opportunity for future and further career development for the correct candidate as the client is committed to ongoing learning and improvement of their staff to assist with maintaining high standards and winning future bids.

You will receive a car or car allowance in the region of £4,000, and a healthy pension contribution from the employer.

Overtime is paid at a substantial rate also. A working week will be 40-45 hours a week as standard.

About you:

A Senior Engineer who can provide technical support is required to overcome challenges and who is innovative will thrive in this environment. A minimum of HND / HNC or Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering is required.

You will also require a full and clean UK driving license.

Next Steps

Interviews are scheduled for the end of September. With this deadline in mind, you need to act fast not to miss this opportunity. This is a great chance to join a growing team, with contracts and projects secured for the long-term future offering job security. Apply using the apply button or send your CV to  for your chance to make a great career advance!


Ganymede is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation

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