Junior Site Engineer

Contact Niamh Kedney
  • Salary: €42,000 - €48,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterLaois
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client is seeking a Junior Site Engineer to join their team to work across large railway projects in Ireland. The successful engineer will work across a variety of projects including track renewals & bridge renewals.

This is a night shift role – the hours are 10pm – 6am.


  • Aid in project execution following the established Safety Management System.
  • Ensure completion of assigned tasks within approved budget, schedule, quality, and scope by: Anticipating resource obstacles through proactive planning & Efficiently utilizing both internal and external resources.
  • Introduce innovative project delivery approaches and technologies that address the dual demands of production and passenger service operation.
  • Acquire equipment, materials, and resources necessary for project execution.
  • Assist Project Managers in scheduling works outlined in the CCE Technical Standards and Infrastructure Production Plan.
  • Coordinate weekly schedules and work programs, facilitating interdepartmental communication as needed.
  • Oversee site operations and ensure quality control.
  • Employ measurement tools and handback forms to confirm track safety for handover.
  • This role may require night shifts and significant weekend hours as per business requirements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction or Project Management.
  • Previous experience in construction or engineering, preferably in the railway or infrastructure sector, is desirable but not essential. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and establish positive relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Full Irish Driving license
  • Planning, scheduling and organisational skills.

For more information or to apply directly please email niamh.kedney@sonastechnical.com




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