Senior Engineer

Contact James Hickey
  • Salary: €60,000 - €75,000
  • Location: IrelandMunsterCork
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client, is currently on the lookout for a Senior Engineer for Cork. Ambitious, growing contractor based in Cork. Building and Civil Engineering works across Life & Food Science, Education, Retail & Commercial, Fit Out, and Health sectors. This is a full time, permanent position, with great scope for career progression.


  • Assume responsibility for the successful execution of construction projects, ensuring adherence to budget, schedule, and quality standards.
  • Lead the design development process throughout the complete project lifecycle, including planning, design, and construction phases.
  • Manage and coordinate stakeholders, both internally and externally, to ensure effective communication and timely project delivery.
  • Procure, oversee, and coordinate a diverse range  expertise across various disciplines, including Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, and Quantity Surveying.
  • Develop and implement project plans, including cost estimation, resource allocation, and risk management strategies.
  • Monitor project progress, identify deviations from plans, and implement corrective actions as necessary to keep projects on track.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to project teams, ensuring compliance with engineering standards and industry regulations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including architects, contractors, and suppliers, to drive effective project execution and resolve any technical challenges.
  • Oversee the preparation of project documentation, including drawings, specifications, and construction contracts.
  • Ensure compliance with design specifications, and address any construction-related issues.
  • Oversee that all setting out procedures are being performed to the highest standards.
  • Supervise and coordinate with subcontractors.
  • Mentor and oversee Junior Engineers.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, new technologies, and best practices in civil engineering and construction.


  • Hold a relevant bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a Engineering related field.
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years of experience in civil engineering or construction.
  • Strong understanding of civil engineering design principles, structural analysis, and construction techniques.
  • Proven track record in successfully managing civil and construction projects of varying scales and complexity.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet project deadlines.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders and build strong working relationships.
  • Proficiency in relevant software applications used in civil engineering and construction project management.
  • Familiarity with applicable codes, regulations, and industry standards.

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