Contract Scotland are on the look-out for an experienced Planner for our client, one of the North of Scotland’s regional Civil Engineering Contractors. Due to their secure order book, they are looking to add to their permanent team who cover a large range of projects spanning the Infrastructure, Energy and Utilities sectors

Exciting opportunity for a Sub-Agent for one of Scotland’s leading civil engineering contractors.

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Location: Hamilton
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per year
Reference: J23369
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 5th May 2022
Closing: 2nd June 2022

Contract Scotland continues to work in close partnership with one of Scotland’s leading civil engineering contractors. They are a privately-owned, award-winning infrastructure company who is financially secure and agile and holds an exceptional track record for delivery on time and to budget, safely and reliably.

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Sub Agent, known as a Scheme Project Manager to join their Scottish division based in South Lanarkshire – and there has never been a better time to join

Working within the Lineside Civils team, the suitable candidate will have experience of railway related civils experience, such as level crossings, reinforced concrete foundation installation for railway furniture (TSC, REB etc), slope stabilisation, piling and lineside drainage activities.

Related civils experience without railway knowledge will also be considered if other relevant experience is value adding

The Lineside Civils team’s current work bank includes the following:

  • Slope stabilisation including slope regrade, temporary sheet piling, masonry repairs, and ground anchors.
  • Installation of sheet piling wall, with capping beams and subsequent excavations for concrete slab.
  • Deep drainage works including drainage runs and interceptor tanks.
  • Drainage and culvert work including under track crossings (UTX).
  • Off track culvert and retain wall repairs.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Excellent working knowledge of IT systems, specifically Microsoft Office suite
  • SMSTS 5 Day Site Safety certified
  • PTS certified
  • Full driving licence
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to challenge in a constructive and positive manner
  • Qualified to degree level in civil engineering and / or construction or equivalent experience
  • Good working knowledge of rail industry documentation and processes
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ability to build relationships with key stakeholders at all levels


  • Our client invests heavily in people and provides award-winning training and development opportunities for all employees to help you get to where you want to be in your career.
  • In addition to a competitive salary, pension and company car or allowance. Our client shows they care about their people by offering a health cash plan and wellbeing support to keep you fit and well – inside and outside of work.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply with a copy of your most recent CV or for more information, contact Katie Horne on 01786 446651 quoting J23369.

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We can only deal with applications from Candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are current UK residents.

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