Senior Engineer

Contact Jake Kavanagh
  • Salary: €55,000 - €75,000
  • Location: IrelandMunsterKerry
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our Client, a well established Civil Contractor is currently seeking an experienced Senior Engineer to join their team on the N71 Roadwork Project in Kerry. The client in question have a proven track record of delivering some of the biggest projects both in Ireland & abroad. The project is due to last a number of years, with the opportunity of career advancement for driven individuals. This is a full time, permanent position, with great scope for career progression.

Key Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate advanced awareness in the best forms of dimensional control and is comfortable in rotating global grids into local grid format
  • Make sure that site and graduate engineers take responsibility for the management of survey equipment
  • Ensure that the engineering team completes as-built surveys for key elements.
  • Carry out the principles of quality control for the majority of packages.
  • Possess a good awareness of the project specifications, in particular tolerances for vertical and horizontal structural elements
  • Issue “Permits to break ground”
  • Review and create method statements and risk assessments
  • Acknowledge where information is missing and have an excellent working knowledge of the project RFI process
  • Constantly provides information to the project planner to allow programmes to be updated or updates them personally
  • Consistently stop site works, where believe person(s) are at risk from a health and safety perspective
  • Work collaboratively with sub-contractors engineers, utilising their experience at all times
  • Develop consent schedules and understands the key parties.
  • Takes responsibility for ground validation reports to fulfil planning obligations
  • Develop the project logistics plan and has input into establishing the programme to completion
  • Understand outputs for various trades, highlighting where trades are falling behind programme or under resourced
  • Point of contact for technical, temporary works and lifting operations audits. Responsible for ensuring that all actions are closed within a suitable timeframe
  • Assists the project design manager in the design approvals process and establishes benchmarks and samples
  • Draft, monitor and update short term programmes


  • Civil Engineering Degree
  • 4 + years experience
  • Previous Roadworks experience essential
  • Temporary Works Co- ordinator training
  • Scaffold awareness/inspection
  • Knowledgeable about quality management techniques
  • Adequate practical expertise using AUTOCAD
  • Recognizes current H&S regulations

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