Graduate Civils Site Engineer - Cork

Location: Ireland

EUR 30,000 - 45,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2106-26868

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Civils Site Engineer with 1+ years experience on civils engineering construction projects?

Would you like to work on projects in he East & South?

These are permanent staff roles covering projects countrywide

If you are interested in discussing this role further, contact Sheila on 017978720 or send your CV to

Graduate Site Engineer - Civils - Cork

Job Description

Our client has over 40 years experience in the Design & Build of Water & Infrastructure projects in Ireland & the UK.

Responsible for seeing each phase of a particular project through to completion.

Read and understand the Company’s Safety Statement and ensure that it is brought to the notice of any employee under your control,

Ensure that information effecting the health and safety of any person on a proposed site is brought to the attention of the Regional Director/Project Manager/Site Agent in particular (but not limited to);

Underground services

Ground conditions affecting the stability of excavations or safety or operatives (soil, water table, toxic substances, gases, etc.),

Report to Site Manager any unsafe situation observed whilst on site,

Carry out your own work in a safe manner, take precautions when working on or near public roads or water, wear any necessary protective clothing or equipment,

Ensure that records are maintained of any underground services laid on site and that, wherever possible, these are defined by marker posts and signs during the construction period,

Ensure that any design calculations/temporary works certificates for bespoke scaffolds, falsework, etc. are independently checked,

Should the Project Manager/Site Agent be absent for any reason the Site Engineer will assume this temporary role with regard to Health and Safety and Environmental Issues should they arise.

Need to be familiar with the companies HSQE management systems,

Need to be familiar with current statutory requirement in relation to HSE Legislation or at a minimum need to know where to go to get the correct information,

Need to be familiar with the Form of Contract on the Project and the implications that any variation or change orders will have on the program and costs,

Need to be familiar with the program and what implication any overrun will have in relation to costs and manpower,

Check/understand Specifications, Drawings and other Contract Documents,

Setting out, levelling and surveying the site in accordance with the Drawings and Specification,

Preparing Labour, Plant & Material Returns,

Preparing As-built drawings, technical reports, site diary,

Liaising with purchasing department to ensure that purchase orders adequately define the specified requirements,

Requisition of materials and plant,

Liaise with any consultants, subcontractors, site supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project,

Day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and the work of any subcontractors,

Planning the work and efficiently organising the plant and site facilities in order to meet programme deadlines,

Liaising with the Project Manager/planner regarding construction programme, programme constraints etc.,

Compliance with all safety requirements,

Resolving technical issues with employer’s representatives, suppliers, subcontractors and statutory authorities,

Quality control in accordance with company procedures, method statements, quality plans and inspection and test plans

Checking materials and work in progress for compliance with the specified requirements.


A degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management

Ideally, candidates should have at least 0-5 years relevant experience in civil engineering construction and, in particular, pipeline construction, reinforced concrete works, or ideally both.

Ideally have some experience in setting out, using GPS systems, Total Stations, and be proficient with the use of AutoCad software.

Driving license and own transport


€30K - €45K based on experience


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Civil Site Engineer interested in roles based in Cork, you can contact Diarmuid by e-mail or phone017978720 for a confidential chat.

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