Trainee Project Manager

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Trainee Project Manager

Department: Structural & Architectural

Main Location: Braintree

Reports to: Structural & Architectural Director

Direct Reports: None

The Main Purpose of the Job:

To implement and oversee Structural & Architectural steelwork projects within the construction sector.

Duties Include:

  • To run and implement Contracts with guidance
  • To attend pre-start meetings with guidance
  • To undertake all logistics of projects
  • To identify and deal with potential risks throughout the project
  • To organise and oversee the design and detailing process
  • To organise and oversee all processes through manufacture
  • To oversee onsite works within projects including H & S document production
  • To monitor budgets to ensure all legitimate contract costs are recovered
  • To maximise efficiency and to keep within project costs
  • To maintain good relations with customers at all times
  • To deliver projects to the timescales demanded by the customer
  • To undertake contract reviews
  • Other duties appropriate to the level of this role


  • Proven technical and project management skills an advantage but not essential
  • An understanding of construction contracts and terms
  • Previous CAD experience would be an advantage but not essential
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • To be able to stick to deadlines
  • To have 3 years’ experience within the construction industry
  • To be computer literate and able to use software packages such as Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Full driving licence

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