Setting Out Engineer

Contact Jake Kavanagh
  • Salary: €35000 - €60000 DOE
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterWexford
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our valued client, a prominent Civils contractor, is in need of a Setting Out Engineer to join their team working on a project in Wexford. A background in Groundworks and Roads is essential for this role. You will begin your journey with the team on an initial Road and Infrastructure Project in Wexford. This full-time position offers exceptional prospects for career growth as the team consistently expands year after year. The candidate may be required to travel from time to time.


  • Interpret construction drawings on-site, conveying layout information and material measurements effectively.
  • Ensure precise setting out with accurate lines, levels, and reference points on the site.
  • Influence site progress effectively, ensuring adherence to program deadlines.
  • Foster relationships and engage with clients and subcontractors.
  • Collaborate closely with team members to ensure compliance with Quality, Environmental, and Health & Safety standards during your project phase.
  • Continuously enhance your industry knowledge, imparting best practices to line managers and relevant staff.
  • Maintain compliance with Integrated Management System (IMS) requirements, policies, and procedures.
  • Exercise initiative, taking ownership of projects from inception to completion.
  • Drive motivation within the team to achieve key targets.


  • Degree in Civil Engineering or a related industry qualification.
  • Candidates of all experience will be considered
  • Experience in the roads sector is advantageous.
  • Proficient numeracy and IT skills, including MS Office (Word and Excel).
  • Possession of a valid, full driving license.

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