Senior Civil Engineer

Contact Niamh Kedney
  • Salary: €60,000 - €70,000
  • Location: IrelandGalwayConnacht
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

We are working with a leading engineering consultancy on their search for a Senior Civil Engineer to join their team in Galway.

The Senior Civil Engineer will be responsible for the technical and financial delivery of the project.

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  • Plan, schedule, and allocate resources for projects in consultation with the relevant Operations Director, overseeing their management effectively.
  • Implement Quality Management processes covering all project aspects, including QMS/EMS/OHSAS adherence.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal requirements, encompassing project-related Health and Safety and BCAR obligations.
  • Manage cash flow based on project milestones, issue accurate and reliable invoices, follow up with clients on payment, and oversee project debtors.
  • Facilitate communication with clients, internally with Operations Directors/Managers, and within the project team.
  • Establish a comprehensive project brief, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), and secure Client acceptance of Terms & Conditions through signed contracts or fee agreements.
  • Develop an agreed project schedule in collaboration with the Client.
  • Clarify roles, budgets (hours and expenses), and responsibilities for all team members.
  • Ensure adherence to company procedures when engaging sub-consultants.
  • Verify that all designs are prepared by competent personnel, and conduct independent checks before submission to the Client.


  • Level 8 qualification in Engineering
  • Chartered Membership of Engineers Ireland.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of the conditions of engagement
  • Excellent working knowledge of construction contracts such as the Forms of Contract used under the Public Works Management Framework.


  • 28 days leave
  • Pension
  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid working

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