Project Manager

Published: May 3, 2019
Shetland Islands
£400-£500 per day depending on experience
Start Date


Abatec are working with one of the nation’s most successful, marine bias, civil engineering contractors to source a Project Manager / Senior Site Manager on a freelance basis. This position will be based in the Shetland Islands. The successful candidate will be involved with an interesting marine bias project involving the improvement/re build of Quay. The project involves piling, dredging, tide bars, RC works and associated civils construction.

As a Project Manager/Senior Site Manager you will:

  • Be involved in the preconstruction phase of the project through to completion and handover
  • Manage direct labour and subcontractors, ensuring quality and health & safety standards are met
  • Be required to work remotely from the Shetland Islands reporting back to the mainland when required
  • Be expected to run the site on a day to day basis
  • Maintain the highest standards of health, safety and environmental management
  • Understand the client's priorities and adopt a professional and considerate approach to maintain good working relations
  • Be required to complete/amend Risk Assessments and Method Statements

Our client is looking for a Project Manager / Senior Site Manager with:

  • Strong and demonstrable experience in the successful delivery of marine and/or civil engineering projects
  • A relevant degree or associated qualification
  • Knowledge and understanding of NEC option A form of contract
  • SMSTS, CSCS, First Aid as a minimum


  • An extremely competitive rate of pay (£400-£500 per day depending on experience)
  • The potential for Abatec’s client to cover travel and/or accommodation costs)
  • The potential to work with a highly reputable civil engineering company on an interesting marine bias project

If you would like more information, or to apply for this vacancy, please contact Ben Knight on 01934 635 025. The reference for this vacancy is 128960. Alternatively, you can email your current CV (in MS Word format) to

We are always looking for candidates for similar positions, so please register your details with us to hear about similar opportunities that you may be interested in.

Abatec Ltd. is working as an employment business on behalf of a client.


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