Mechanical Construction Lead - Biotech - Carlow

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Contract

Industry: Biotech-Pharma-Medical-Device-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2301-31564

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Mechanical Construction Lead with 10+ years experience in large project environments within the pharmaceutical or biotech industries.?

If you have the relevant experience, send your CV to or call Karen on +353 17978720 for a confidential chat.

Mechanical Construction Lead - Biotech - Carlow

Job Description

Our Client is one of Ireland's leading EPCm consultancies and a global player in the Semiconductor, Pharma and Biotech sectors.

Supervises and manages all Site Mechanical Staff including construction superintendents, trade supervisors and sub-contractors

The Mechanical Construction Lead is assigned to a project as a senior member of the Construction Team with responsibility for the proper and timely construction of the Mechanical Scope in accordance with Safety and Quality standards, the detailed design, the control estimate, contract, SOP’s, WI’s, standards etc. 

The Mechanical Construction Lead will also provide input for the development of the Mechanical construction department which will include improving execution procedures, liaising with the Mechanical Design department leads, and managing and developing Mechanical construction resources across the project. 

Assists the CM with Constructability Reviews and Interactive planning sessions with the Client and Design Team.

Ensures that the construction phase of the projects is adequately provided with suitably capable, qualified and experienced personnel, together with all the necessary plant, tools, temporary facilities and other resources.

Develops best in class site execution SOP’s as guidance to the Field Supervisors

Complies with the construction methods, procedures and practices in all respects, particularly those relating to safety, quality assurance, personnel and industrial relations; where these are found to be inadequate immediately reports the deficiencies and suggests solutions.

Ensures that the applicable statutory and other legal requirements are properly observed.

Understands the implications of the Health and Safety at Work Act and Regulations as they affect the responsibilities of employees.

Keeps abreast of developments in the construction industry and assists in ensuring that the capability continues to develop and excel.

Ensures that the projects are constructed to the drawings, specifications, applicable standards, good construction practices, to schedule and in accordance with the cost budget.

Directs and controls the activities of the assigned staff and their functions 

Carries out assessments and appraisals of the staff and reports the results in accordance with practice.

Determines the needs for supervisor training for proper execution of the project under construction and makes recommendations accordingly.

Ensure you are utilising the best technology available and ensuring innovative ideas are encouraged.

Ensuring lessons learned on projects are recorded and shared.

Adheres to the company policies for the employment of labour and ensures that all matters concerning labour relations are dealt with in accordance with the labour agreements.


Minimum 12-month contract

Pay rate negotiable


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

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

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