Junior Engineer – Cork

Contact Hugh Dooley
  • Salary: €30,000 - €45,000
  • Location: IrelandMunsterCork
  • Sector: Construction

Our client, is currently on the lookout for a Junior Engineer in Cork. his is a fantastic opportunity to join a prestigious main contractor and work with like-minded people on exciting multi-million-euro projects, the successful candidate will be initially working on a  Projects in Cork. This is a full time, permanent position, with great scope for career progression.


  • Review of the design and associated programme of works in conjunction with the Senior Engineer and extended construction team.
  • Take instruction from the Senior Engineer and take responsibility for understanding both short term and long terms goals.
  • Communicate with the Senior Engineer and the wider construction team daily to understand key priorities.
  • Once established in the role, provide necessary leadership to any assistant engineering staff reporting directly to you.
  • Upload weekly RFI (Request for Information) Schedules and discuss in detail with the Senior Engineer to understand and technical details subject to further clarification / possible change.
  • Understand the programme and take responsibility for understanding in advance when design information is required.
  • Under direction from the Senior Engineer, take responsibility for providing the required setting out and dimensional control on site.
  • Where required, provide any information requested by the Senior Engineer for technical submissions 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 method statements and risk assessments in conjunction with the wider team timely, ensuring buildability and safe systems of works are prioritized at all times.
  • Ensure that issues with design coordination are immediately flagged to the Senior Engineer or Design Coordinator. Attend weekly design meetings as required. Ensure BIM usage is being employed to maximize gains from builders’ work point of view etc. (This may involve training)
  • Through agreement with the Senior Engineer, understand and employ the project / company quality system to ensure the required quality assurance is being adopted for all trades.
  • Make sure all contractors comply with the required quality control on site.
  • Understand your involvement in the close out process.


  • A relevant degree in Engineering or similar
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving and IT skills
  • Proven understanding of design drawings and maintaining drawing registers

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To apply please email your CV to hugh.dooley@sonastechnical.com or apply directly through Indeed



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