Civil Engineer (Water)

Contact Cian Kavanagh
  • Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
  • Location: IrelandMunsterCork
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

We are working on behalf of our client, a leading Multidisciplinary Engineering Consultancy headquartered in Cork, recruiting a Civil Engineer, to join their Civils (Water Projects) team.

Our client delivers a wide spectrum of engineering and environmental solutions for both private and public sector clients, including property developers and contractors.

The current opening is based at our client’s Cork Office, and there are options for remote or hybrid work arrangements.


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Civil Engineer – Qualifications and Experience:

We are seeking ideal candidates who possess experience in several of the following domains:

  • A track record in a diverse range of Water Services Projects, encompassing network design, pumping stations, WWTP, rising mains, and fire protection projects.
  • Proficiency in preparing preliminary and detailed designs and tender documents.
  • Supervision and Contract Administration of Water Services projects.
  • Familiarity with Irish Water/Uisce Éireann projects and knowledge of IW standards.
  • Expertise in urban drainage modeling and network design using MicroDrainage or a similar tool.
  • Capability in SuDs (Sustainable Drainage Systems) design and the development of drainage strategies.
  • Experience in flood risk management, flood relief scheme design, and fluvial flood modeling could be advantageous.
  • Utilization of Civils 3D for analysis, design, and reporting.
  • Proficiency in project scoping, planning, and programming.

Civil Engineer – Skills and Qualifications Required:

  • A minimum of a Level 8 Degree in Civil Engineering with at least 6 years of relevant experience (Roles and compensation will be tailored to match experience and qualifications). A relevant MSc would be considered favorably.
  • A collaborative team player with a proactive and constructive work approach.
  • Exceptional communication, planning, and organizational abilities.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, a willingness to shoulder responsibility, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Proficiency in technical report writing.
  • Possession of a full driver’s license.


  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • The opportunity to work in a welcoming environment on a diverse array of challenging and rewarding projects, reporting directly to Senior Managers and Directors.
  • Career advancement opportunities.
  • Accredited CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Programme with support and mentoring.
  • Involvement in a wide range of projects.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Active Sports and Social Club.
  • Protection of life and long-term illness coverage.
  • Financial support for further approved training.
  • Paid professional membership fee.

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