Assistant Project Manager

What Are We Looking For?

Our Water Technologies & Modular Build division is looking for an Assistant Project Manager based in Edinburgh to join us on a permanent basis. As well as being responsible for assisting in the delivery of projects, you will also play a key role in supporting the management and performance of a projects through the full lifecycle. You will also be given the opportunity to support in the design and delivery of estimates for market leading projects to provide solutions to market challenges with the support of industry leading knowledge and skillsets within the business.

Some of Your Key Duties Include:

  • Project liaison from enquiry stage to final acceptance and documentation. Meeting with clients to discuss specific requirements and carry out site surveys as required.
  • Instructing, directing, controlling, and allocating work to Trade Operatives & Apprentices, with attention to quality, productivity, and safety.
  • Preparation of work scope /estimates.
  • Preparation of design documents.
  • Overseeing design aspects of projects from inception to implementation.
  • Ensure compliance with Client specifications and current regulatory standards.
  • Assemble contract works information documents.
  • Consider project health and safety, quality, and environmental matters.
  • Implement project change control and programme requirements.
  • Mentoring the next generation of aspiring engineers.

What Do You Need?

  • Degree/HND/HNC in an Engineering discipline.
  • Proven track record in a Technical, Engineering or Supervisory role with project management capability.
  • Knowledge of applicable Design Codes, Technical Standards, Regulations and Approved Codes of Practice. 
  • Good technical background with good knowledge of own specialist discipline and knowledge of other engineering and trade disciplines.
  • Ability and drive to work in a fast-paced and results driven business.
  • Demonstrable track record of experience in an engineering role.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with an ability to follow, interpret and explain technical instructions.
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.

Who Are We?

RSE is a market leader in delivering engineered solutions for the treatment & purification of water. We offer the design, build and maintenance of water treatment and water recycling equipment with a focus on driving innovative carbon neutral technologies. Delivering products and services to clients across the UK, our unique offering to the market focuses on efficiency and excellence in preserving the world’s most important resource.

Established in 1982, RSE has grown into one of the most prominent MEICA engineering businesses in the UK water industry. We have created a complete in-house and full-service capability from project inception through to design, fabrication, and delivery by means of installation and commissioning. We additionally have one of the largest servicing and maintenance teams in the market, to ensure we’re on hand for all our clients’ needs.

Our service offering presents industry-leading innovative solutions and our dedicated staff play a key role in delivering our sustainability and wider business goals. With over 1600 staff across our group of companies, our strategic ambition will see the business continue to grow as we expand our operations and diversify our products. One of RSE’s key focuses is driving servant leadership and giving our people the opportunity and responsibility to take an entrepreneurial approach in their career development.

What RSE Offer

To build successful teams and drive the level of quality that RSE is renowned for, we know we need the best people in the industry. Not only do we require the relevant skillsets, but we also need people with the right attitude and mentality to thrive and grow in an innovative and fast-paced environment. At RSE, you’ll be given every opportunity to set the path of your own career through our Business Streams and work within dynamic teams that will require you to rise to the challenge of working for a market leader.              

  • Industry-leading salary based on your experience.
  • Company Car Allowance
  • A flexible career development path, with no restrictions on where your career can go.
  • Holiday Allowance of 31 days per year, rising to 33 days per year after 2 years’ service.
  • Holiday Buy / Sell Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work
  • Discounted National Gym Membership
  • Professional Fees Paid
  • Employee Discount Platform
  • EV/Hybrid Car Lease Scheme
  • Access to our network of health professionals including mental health champions and Occupational Health Nurse.

In a flourishing sector where there are vast career opportunities available, we believe by leading transformation in the industry our offering to the market means our people have the space to thrive.

If you’re interested in a career with a company that will harness your skills and provide you with the support to create your own future within the water industry, apply now.

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