Site Engineer

Contact Jake Kavanagh
  • Salary: €45,000 - €60,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterDublin
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our Client, one of Irelands Largest Civil & Construction contractors, are currently seeking an experienced Site Engineer to join their team on the development of a new site at Dublin Airport. 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.

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Key Responsibilities

  • Competent and demonstrates advanced awareness in the best forms of dimensional control and is comfortable in rotating global grids into local grid format
  • Ensures that site and graduate engineers take responsibility for the management of survey equipment
  • Ensures that the engineering team completes as-built surveys for key elements. Understands key tolerances and can analyse details across a number of interfaces to highlight potential problems
  • Completes an individual daily diary
  • Competent in the principles of quality control for the majority of packages. Can review and create Inspection & Test Plans. Can readily display advanced knowledge of key packages such as concrete, drainage, steelwork and brickwork
  • Has a good awareness of the project specifications, in particular tolerances for vertical and horizontal structural elements
  • Controls the components of the Non Conformance procedure. Is comfortable in creating and closing out Non-Conformances. Understands the cost of defects and remedial works. Works actively to close out NCR’s in a timely manner
  • Is competent in the issuing of “Permits to break ground”
  • Can review and create method statements and risk assessments
  • Identifies where information is missing and has an excellent working knowledge of the project RFI process
  • Undertakes the role of the Temporary Works Co-ordinator (When appointed) and ensures the Temporary Works procedures are implemented for both direct and sub contracted works
  • Undertakes the role of Project Lifting Operations Appointed Person (When appointed)
  • Constantly provides information to the project planner to allow programmes to be updated or updates them personally
  • Provides assistance and more often than not leads site and graduate engineers, demonstrating best practice at all times
  • Is fully aware of the locations of existing and proposed services
  • Consistently stops site works, where they believe person(s) are at risk from a health and safety perspective
  • Works collaboratively with other sub-contractors engineers, utilising their experience at all times
  • Takes responsibility for ground validation reports to fulfil planning obligations
  • Understand outputs for various trades
  • Can work and lead where necessary engineering teams of various sizes and abilities
  • Supervises and mentors less experienced engineers working on their site

Experience & Skills

  • Is fully competent in understanding the dangers of underground services and the risk control procedures required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Significant experience in the design management process
  • A broad range of technical exposure, within the following trades – Piling, Geotechnical, Substructures (including Waterproofing), Superstructures Facades and intricate internal works, Basic mechanical and electrical systems
  • Trained as the Temporary Works Coordinator (TWC) role
  • Can assess temporary works systems for their suitability. Understands any limitations where necessary
  • Experience in the management of lifting operations; with support, can undertake the role of Lifting Operations Appointed Person
  • Experienced in Quality Management procedures
  • Good working knowledge of AUTOCAD
  • Understands current H&S legislation
  • Working Knowledge of BIM , with the ability to input 3D scanning, or point cloud survey information
  • Can demonstrate where they have instigated change to improve project performance
  • Ability to advise and assess construction outputs
  • Able to complete health and safety inspections, providing assistance, support

Required Qualifications/Training

  • Degree / Diploma in a Construction related subject
  • Current Full Driving Licence

Desirable Qualifications/Training

  • Chartered Engineer

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