Junior Planner

Contact Jake Kavanagh
  • Salary: €30,000 - €35,000
  • Location: IrelandGalwayConnacht
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client, is currently on the lookout for a Junior Planner to join their team in Galway. The company in question are a well established Engineering Consultancy that operate as a multidisciplinary Engineering practice across the private and public sectors in Ireland. The successful candidate will work on a variety of projects including mixed commercial, residential, industrial, and educational. This is a full time, permanent position, with great scope for career progression.


  • Take instruction from their Line Manager (and where appropriate the relevant Project Manager and senior members of the project teams).
  • Help with the coordination and preparation of all planning reports.
  • Facilitate preparation of planning applications including planning application forms, site and newspaper notices.
  • Coordinate and review of planning drawings, all to be provided in line with statutory procedures and legislation
  • Support relevant chapters of Environmental Impact Assessment Reports (EIARs) and Planning & Environmental Consideration Reports (PECRs).
  • Liaise with Project Managers in the preparation of tender responses.
  • Actively demonstrate a willingness to learn, interrogate and challenge project planning strategies.
  • Maintain CPD Plan and Register.
  • Build & maintain up to date knowledge and understanding of planning policy, procedure and legislation.
  • Be a graduate member of a professional body IPI/RTPI/ or other equivalent and working towards Chartership/Full Member Status


  • Accredited Level 8 Honours Degree qualification in BSc Planning (Level 9 Master’s in Planning would be desirable but not required)
  • A graduate planner should be graduate member of a professional body IPI/RTPI or other equivalent and working towards Chartership/Full Member Status
  • 1-3 years experience in graduate/junior planner role

For more information or to apply directly email jake.kavanagh@sonastechnical.com



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