Senior Engineer – Kilkenny

Contact Cian Conry
  • Salary: €55,000 - €75,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterKilkenny
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

We’re working with a Tier 1 Contractor in their search for a skilled Site Engineer to join an upcoming project in Kilkenny.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure, by agreement with the project manager, that the project has the required engineering and technical resource to fulfil all engineering duties. Provide necessary leadership to any engineering staff reporting directly to you. Understand any mentoring and training requirements.
  • Liaise with the design team to ensure the construction team has all the required information to construct the Works. Generate and maintain the RFI (Request for Information) Schedule in line with the programme requirements. Hold responsible people to account for providing required design information and responding. Provide clear reporting to the project management team to enable them to understand design status and impact if any to project.
  • Be fully aware of the Programme of the project. (Design, Procurement, Lead-in and Construction).
  • In addition to the programme requirements, challenge the design to provide commercial benefit where possible.
  • Take responsibility for dimensional control from ensuring the project has the required primary control information to the site engineering team providing any required setting out for the Works. Ensure robust checking system is in place to continually monitor and provide required assurance on setting out.
  • Submit all technical submissions delegated to you from the PM within the scope of works you have responsibility for within the required timescales including taking note of required approval / response periods so that there is no impact to the programme.
  • Generate an Inspection and Test Plan Schedule in line with the Works Information that provides the necessary inspections and hold points during construction.
  • Generate and/or review method statements and risk assessments in conjunction with the wider team timely, ensuring buildability and safe systems of works are always prioritised.
  • Understand the individual package values for which you have engineering responsibility and report on individual events that may have an impact on these values. Ensure all events that may have a commercial and/or time impact are clearly reported to the project manager or lead for the services area you are responsible for. Maintain detailed diaries with relevant information as agreed with the site management. Ensure site engineers maintain detailed diaries / records too.
  • Ensure the design is coordinated to allow for all building services as coordinated. Where there is a problem ensure this is immediately flagged to the project manager or design coordinator. Attend weekly design meetings as required. Ensure BIM usage is endorsed and being employed to maximise gains from builders’ work point of view etc.
  • Understand and employ the project / company quality system to ensure the required quality assurance is being adopted for all trades and for ensuring that all trade’s inspection and test plans are in place and are being fully adhered to. You are responsible for requesting any training that may be required to ensure that this is fully complied with.
  • Ensure all site engineers request and receive timely information so that there is no impact to the programme.
  • As the works progress generate an NCR (nonconformance report) register and maintain during construction. Hold responsible persons and contractors to account and provide detailed weekly reports to the project management team and commercial team on progress / noncompliance.
  • Prior to completion agree snagging process with the project manager. Take responsibility for snagging programme as tasked by the PM. Hold subcontractors to account, close out all snags by timely so as not to affect handover.


  • Relevant Engineering Degree
  • Must have an ability to work within a dynamic team of professionals
  • Must have an ability to perform multiple tasks at a high level of quality
  • Must have an ability to work well within a deadline environment
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience with a Main Contractor in Ireland or the UK
  • Motivated individual that likes to work in a fast-moving environment
  • Excellent communication skills

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