Scheme Project Manager



Closes 17/02/2023

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Are you an enthusiastic team player?

Can you deliver exceptional results on a range of projects?

Do you to make a difference in a growing region?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Scheme Project Manager (Sub Agent) to join our Story Scotland division, based from our Blantyre office - and there has never been a better time to join!

The Role

Working within the Lineside Civils/ Pway 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 and the candidate demonstrates Story’s values. 

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 Scheme Project Manager role at Story Scotland shares the equivalent role and responsibilities of a Sub Agent in the industry.


At Story Contracting, we invest in our people. We provide 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/allowance) We show we care about our people by offering a health cash plan and wellbeing support to keep you fit and well - inside and outside of work.

Our agile working policy allows for a mixture of office and home working, and flexible working arrangements are available so that our people are engaged to give their best.

We care about our communities too and offer our employees two paid for volunteering days each year to spend as a team or individually.

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

Why Story Contracting?

Story Contracting is a privately-owned, award-winning infrastructure company who is financially secure and agile with a wide range of public, private and third sector clients who enjoy working with our talented and committed team. Our track record for delivery on time and to budget, safely and reliably, has meant repeat business from our clients, which is reflected in our motto of ‘Do It Right!’

Our values are at the heart of everything we do - the way we work and the behaviours we display. We believe that this is what makes Story Contracting and our people exceptional.

GROUNDED - Everyone is equal at Story. We are down to earth and treat each other with respect.

HARDWORKING - We all pull our weight and work hard for each other.

PROUD - We are proud of our safety, our projects, our people, our clients and the success we create together.

FAMILY - We nurture, train, develop and keep our people safe, just like a family. We are inclusive and do the right thing for the business and its people.

TRUSTED - What we say is what we do. Our clients, our people and our communities trust us to do it right.

WINNERS - We are hungry for success and want to be the best performing contractor for our clients, our people and our communities.

Find out more about what it’s like to be part of Team Story here.

Every Story Matters

We are proud to be a place where everyone can be part of the Story!

As part of our pledge to eliminate discrimination and encourage diversity among our Story Team, our ‘Every Story’ policy ensures all employees are a part of a diverse environment and always feel included.

All applicants will receive careful consideration for employment regardless of who you are, where you come from or what you believe in.

Think you’d be a good fit?

Successful applicants will be contacted shortly after the closing date.

Click below to apply and start your Story.



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