Civil Design Engineer - Airport Infrastructure - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 55,000 - 65,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2301-32031

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a civil design engineer with 8+ year's experience ideally on airport infrastructure?

Do you have experience in the planning, design and supervision of runways, taxiways and aprons?

Opportunity to work remotely within Ireland for this role

If you are looking for a role with great scope to develop your career, contact Karen on +353-1-7978720 for an informal chat or send your CV to for review.


Civil Design Engineer - Airport Infrastructure - Dublin


Job Description

Our client is an award-winning international engineering consultancy, currently undergoing rapid growth.

We are seeking a Senior Civil Engineer to be based in our Client's Dublin or Galway office to take the lead in delivery of Civil Engineering design elements of an international airport project.

Planning and design of airport landside and airside infrastructure

Geometric design of runways, taxiways and aprons

Flexible, rigid and composite aircraft pavement design

Producing design and investigative reports related to aircraft pavements, airside and landside roads and associated airport infrastructure

Preparation of scope of site investigation work 

Undertaking pavement inspections and preparing report and assessment on the findings

Supervision of construction of airport works and ensure that the execution is in accordance with the works specifications 

Attending meetings with clients and stakeholders

Assisting in the development of proposals and bids for new commissions.

Acting as Senior Civil Engineer as part of Multidiscipline Design Teams

Management of Staff

Planning, design and supervision of runways, taxiways and aprons

Design of approach lights

Design of Hydrant Systems

Design of Fuel Depots

Financial management of design budgets

Design input and overseeing the delivery of all Civil aspects of projects 

Preparation of project reports (Planning, Tender, Construction Stage)

Preparation of fee proposals and quality submissions for design contracts with public and private clients 

Communication with internal and external parties via email

Preparation of design drawings and review of drawings prepared by others

Report writing 

Review of Contractor and Design Team proposals 

Assisting in undertaking duties of the PSDP, Assigned Certifier and Ancillary Certifier



Level 8 Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering, Level 9 preferred.

Chartered or near chartered preferred.

Experience will be gained in scheme and detailed design in a range of structural materials, report writing and project administration.

Ability to work within a multidisciplinary design team to deliver projects on time, to budget and to client satisfaction

Ability to keep control in pressed situations, deliver work within set timeframes and contribute to a good working environment

Ability to work collaboratively with fellow colleagues, delivery partners and team members to ensure successful results and effective delivery

A keen interest in emerging trends, developing technologies and evolving best practices to maintain our Client’s position at the forefront of its markets

Experience in Client facing roles 

Good Communicator

Previous staff management experience

Proficient in MS Office Suite

Working Knowledge and experienced in airport infrastructure planning, geometric design and airfield engineering design

Knowledge and experience of airfield pavement design, materials specification and maintenance including principles and application of UK and international pavement design methods

Proven track record in co-ordinating and delivering design solutions in the airports sector

Application of EASA, ICAO, UK Airport operator standards and design requirements and other international standards

An understanding of the key drivers and challenges of airport design, specifically the interactions between aviation and airport operations, people and baggage movement 

Effective communicator (written, verbal & presentations)

Planning and control of technical resources to deliver projects on time and to budget

Able to develop and motivate others

Working Knowledge of the following will be an advantage:

Earthworks and materials

Tender documentation

AutoCAD, Autodesk Civil 3D

Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).



Salary €55k - €65k depending on level of experience

Excellent benefits package, including company pension



Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Structural Engineer interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Karen by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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