Project Engineer/Estimator

June 2022



Full Time

Project Engineer - Leith

Reporting directly to the Yard Operations Manager. Experience in ship repair, welding and fabrication background is essential. The successfully candidate should ideally meet the following scope: -

  • Have a full clean UK driving license.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Have the right to work in the UK if not already a UK resident.
  • Have good written and spoken English, some understanding of other languages would be advantageous.
  • Be able to work in a busy and challenging repair shipyard/ dry dock environment in a hands-on position.
  • Weekday overtime and weekend working during the yard’s normal hours of operation.
  • Be willing to travel and carry out similar tasks at other yards operated by the company or to remote locations dictated by the customer.
  • Be able to supervise large squads of multiple trades in the completion of complex scopes of repair works including steelwork, piping & general engineering. While also organising various sub-contractors carrying out on site works.
  • Understand other trades within the ship repair environment such as outfitting, painting, engines, hydraulics and electrical as these can often form minor parts of the project scopes.
  • Read complex engineering drawings.
  • Agree contract/project objectives and scopes of work with client.
  • Compile, complete and present estimates to clients.
  • Ensure project time and budget requirements are met.
  • Be able to produce completed project reports in different formats.
  • Can understand pricing structures and price scopes of work in the required formats.
  • Liaise with the customer to find solutions to problems within the time constraints of the refit periods.
  • Have a high H&S ethic which would be levied onto those you work with.
  • Have a proven track record and be able to provide references.

Dales Marine Services Ltd provide excellent rates of pay well above average for the area.

A mobile phone and company van will be provided as part of the package.

To apply for the above position, please submit a copy of your CV along with a covering letter and a minimum of 2 references to: or write to:

HR department, Dales Marine Services, 25 York Street, Aberdeen, AB11 5DP

Interested in working with us?