Civil Engineer

Contact Jake Kavanagh
  • Salary: €50,000 - €55,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterKildare
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client, is currently on the lookout for a Civil Engineer to join their team in for Civils Projects. The client in question are an established civil engineering contractor and have completed a range of large scale civils projects in the past. The successful candidate will be working on a Water Project. The role will be a mix of site and office work, whereby the candidate will be needed in office at Citywest, Dublin & on site in Mullingar, Westmeath for part of the week. They are looking for an individual with relevant Civil/Mechanical contractor experience. This is a full time, permanent position, with great scope for career progression.

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  • Promote best practice in health, safety and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHQE department.
  • Provide correct and accurate setting out methods and techniques are implemented.
  • Ensure that the drawings and specification documents contain sufficient, accurate information for construction of the works.
  • Complete Quality checks in line with company and project procedures.
  • Communicate with foremen and supervisors to ensure full understanding of information provided.
  • Support assistant, graduate and/or junior engineers.
  • Assist with temporary works design schemes.
  • Monitor the work under their control to ensure that any unsafe work conditions and noncompliance with Company policies and procedures are promptly remedied.
  • Maintain good working relations with client / designer / Team, together with our supply chain.
  • Give insight into the selection and requisition of materials and plant for the use in the construction process.
  • Help the team with written risk assessments and method statements for the control of the works.
  • Make sure that inspection and test plans are completed as required by the PMP / Specification, including a check of dimension accuracy and quality.
  • Ensure effective & appropriate communication with the commercial team regarding all issues with a contractual/commercial implication


  • Civil/ Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • 3+ years, proven experience in water civil engineering projects .
  • Ability to produce, implement and manage safe systems of work for construction procedures.
  • Proven experience/training with all the latest surveying/CAD techniques.
  • Ability to use setting out equipment including total station and reading of drawings and specification documents.
  • An understanding of the commercial issues in undertaking a large scale construction project.
  • Knowledge of current civil engineering legislation as well as Health & Safety and Environmental legislation.


  • 28 days leave
  • Company vehicle
  • Fuel card

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