Senior Engineer

Contact Ryan O'Grady
  • Salary: €65,000 - €75,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterKilkenny
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client is seeking a Senior Engineer to join their team in Kilkenny. Our client are a leading main contractor, with over 50 years of experience

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  • As a Senior Engineering Professional, you will play a pivotal role in the efficient execution of construction projects and contribute significantly to their success. Your responsibilities will encompass:
    1. Collaborative Site Management: Working closely with the Site Manager/Project Manager, you will provide invaluable support for daily site operations, ensuring a seamless workflow and timely project execution.
    2. Strategic Project Planning: In conjunction with senior leadership, you will formulate and execute comprehensive project delivery strategies, aimed at achieving project objectives efficiently and effectively.
    3. Technical Collaboration: You will engage with architects and quantity surveyors to uphold meticulous accuracy and attention to detail throughout every phase of the project.
    4. Progress Monitoring and Reporting: Your role involves the meticulous tracking of project progress, enabling you to provide regular, high-quality updates to your supervisor and maintain exemplary project and financial reporting standards.
    5. Resource Coordination and Training: You will oversee the coordination of essential resources and training requirements, ensuring that the project team is equipped to meet the project’s demands.
    6. Detailed Project Documentation: You will be responsible for generating comprehensive project reports at predefined intervals and on an as-needed basis, serving as a valuable tool for decision-making and project evaluation.
    7. Personnel and Contractor Management: Your leadership extends to managing site personnel and contractors, ensuring a harmonious and productive working environment.
    8. Innovative Design Improvements: As a commercially astute professional, you will actively propose viable design modifications that optimize cost-effectiveness, streamline construction schedules, and enhance project specifications and quality.


  • Degree in Engineering/Construction related discipline is desirable but not essential
  • 3+ years experience in a similar role (preferably with a main contractor)
  • Managing Junior Engineers, must have Strong Setting Out/Levels experience
  • Knowledgeable and confident in dealing with clients and other project teams
  • Highly computer literate in relevant tools, including MS Office, project programming & analysis tools

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