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Engineering Project Managers and Project Engineers

Engineering project managers and project engineers schedule, manage and oversee engineering projects for quality of work, timeliness and completion within budget, plan, design and specify materials and equipment for the project and create necessary technical drawings.

More about this Career

Average Salary


New workers start around £28534. Normal pay is £46681 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £70223.



Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Ensures that equipment, operation and maintenance comply with design specifications and safety standards.
  • Records, monitors and reports progress.
  • Identifies defects in work and proposes corrections.
  • Regularly inspects and monitors progress and quality of work, ensures legal requirements are met.
  • Plans work schedules for engineering projects based on prior discussion with client and contractors.
  • Assembles information for invoicing at the end of projects.
  • Briefs project team, contractors and suppliers.
  • Draws up budgets and timescales for new engineering projects based on clients’ requirements.

Skills Employers are looking for

Soft Skills

Soft skills are non-technical skills that include how you interact with colleagues, solve problems, and manage your work

  • Mathematics


  • Critical Thinking


  • Monitoring


  • Reading Comprehension


  • Active Listening


  • Speaking


  • Writing


  • Active Learning


  • Learning Strategies


  • Science


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