Junior Site Engineer - Construction Contractor - Ireland

Location: Ireland

EUR 40,000 - 50,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2301-31743

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Junior Site Engineer with 1+ years experience working main construction contractors?

This is a great opportunity to join a recognised Irish main contractor on projects based in Dublin, Cork & Limerick

If you are interested in discussing this role further, contact Sheila on 017978720 or send your CV to sheila@jobcontax.com

Junior Site Engineer - Construction Contractor - Ireland

Job Description

Our client is a leading Irish building contractor working on a broad range of buildings projects in the healthcare, education, industry, construction and leisure industries in the UK & Irish markets.

They are seeking to appoint Junior Site Engineers for a range of projects based in Dublin, Limerick & Cork

The Junior Engineer ensures that the required site engineering and technical duties are carried out as per the instruction of the senior engineer to enable the works 

to be constructed as per the required design (technical specifications and drawings) to the specified quality while employing safe systems of works

Review of the design and associated programme of works in conjunction with the Senior Engineer and extended construction team. 

Constantly review with the Senior Engineer taking note of ongoing changes to the plan and be able to react to these changes timely.  

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. Raise RFIs for review by the Senior Engineer as required. 

Under direction from the Senior Engineer, take responsibility for providing the required setting out and dimensional control on site. 

Agree how the primary control is to be established for the Works with the Senior Engineer and procedures for ongoing monitoring of same. 

Ensure robust checking system is in place to continually monitor and provide required assurance on setting out. 

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 

Review all applicable Inspection and Test Plans that provide the necessary inspections and hold points during construction 

Generate method statements and risk assessments in conjunction with the wider team timely, ensuring buildability and safe systems of works are prioritised at all times. 

As may be required and under direction from the Senior Engineer, carry out inspections of the works.  

Implement temporary works within your scope of works with a view to being responsible for same when you reach the appropriate level of competence and experience.  

Maintain a detailed diary with relevant information as agreed with the Senior Engineer. Ensure the project standard for record keeping is followed. Provide information on all events that may have an impact on the programme or commercial matters. 

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 maximise 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. You are responsible for requesting any training that may be required to ensure that this is fully complied with. 

As may be required, ensure all contractors comply with the required quality control on site. Under direction from the Senior Engineer, a system must be employed whereby the contractor must offer their works for inspection to a pre-agreed plan. All actions from each inspection must be closed out (or to a standard agreed by the project manager) before the senior engineer provides approval for the next stage of works to proceed.

As the works progress populate the NCR (non-conformance report) register and maintain during construction. Hold responsible persons and contractors to account and provide detailed weekly reports to the project management team and commercial team on progress / non-compliance.  

Prior to completion understand your involvement in the close out process. T


A relevant degree in Engineering or similar

Excellent communication, problem-solving and IT skills

Proven understanding of design drawings and maintaining drawing registers

Good time management skills & ability to meet deadlines

To be highly motivated, enthusiastic, and organised.


€40K-€50K negotiable dependent on experience & qualifications

Full time permanent staff role with great career prospects


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Site Engineer interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Sheila by e-mail at sheila@jobcontax.com or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of Site Engineer in Dublin and Ireland.

Due to the large volume of applications, JobContax may not be able to respond directly to every individual.

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