Senior Water Engineer

Contact Jake Kavanagh
  • Salary: €65,000 - €75,000
  • Location: IrelandCorkMunster
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client, is currently on the lookout for a Senior Civil Engineer to join their team in Cork. The company in question are a well established Multidisciplinary Engineering Consultancy that are projecting rapid growth this year. The successful candidate will join our clients well-established and growing Water/Wastewater Team working on a variety of projects. This is a full time, permanent position, with great scope for career progression.


  • Manage and coordinate multidisciplinary design teams for flood relief schemes and civil engineering projects in Ireland
  • Responsible for ensuring project design requirements and construction health and safety duties are met
  • Manage project schedules, project budgets, and change management
  • Review and approve documents, designs, and project deliverables
  • Liaise with clients, local authorities, and design partners
  • Participate in the bid/tender process and contribute to business development
  • Mentor junior team members to promote professional growth and development
  • Report to project and company Directors on progress and issues
  • Cultivate a positive and healthy company culture through leadership and collaboration.


  • 12 to 15 years of relevant work experience
  • Hold a Level 8 degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification
  • Chartered Engineer or equivalent professional title
  • Possess a Project Management qualification
  • Have at least 5 years’ experience in a similar Project Management role
  • Experience in client management
  • Experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Excel and MS Project
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Proficient in hydrology and hydraulic modelling
  • Experience in designing flood relief schemes, pumping stations, and earth retaining structures
  • Contract administration of construction for flood relief schemes, pumping stations, and earth retaining structures


  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible core hours (37.5hrs/week)
  • Company pension
  • Company health insurance
  • Hybrid working on offer

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