Mechanical Project Engineer - Kildare

Location: Ireland

EUR 45,000 - 60,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2301-32120

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you an Mechanical Project Engineer with 3+years experience on large scale pharma/biotech/semi conductor / industrial projects?

Are you interested in working with a leading Mechanical Engineering Contractor on a large scale semi conductor project based in Kildare?

If you are looking for a role with great scope to develop your career, please send your CV to or call Colm on +353-1-9696684.

Mechanical Project Engineer - Kildare

Job Description

The Mechanical Project Engineer will work as part of a construction team to ensure the effective completion of the work scope in accordance with the project specifications and regulatory requirements. 

The role involves the planning and co-ordination of works so that it can be delivered safely and efficiently, 

Typical tasks include but are not limited to the following:

Ensure works are carried out safely to industry, site and client specific safety requirements, this includes walking down works, generating RAMS/Method Statements and liaising with client representatives

Resolve all enquiries and clarifications (RFIs) in a timely manner

Liaise with workshops on prefabrication and co-ordinate the works including prioritizations, test requirements, and documentation. Execute works in a co-ordinated manner to fulfil the project requirements of cost, schedule and quality.

Generate work scope documentation and detail applicable specifications for subcontracts such as painting, scaffolding, insulation, clean rooms architecture, scaffolding and HVAC.

Prepare bills of quantities, raise requisitions, plan material deliveries, receive and release to the site works

Attend client, sub-contractors and internal meetings as required.

Liaise with resource managers for the mobilization and demobilization of site resources, including arranging inductions, giving inductions and administration of all records for same.

Review designs and ensure there are no constructability issues, raise requests for information and track same

Perform Site surveys and resolve all construction activities with site foreman / charge hands

Control and monitor hours worked, input same into diary, price small works, implement and manage all site change requests / variations as they arise

Work closely with Quantity Surveyors on cost management, including pricing of variations, reworks, progress reports, negotiation with clients and sub-contractors. Inspect all works for compliance with safety requirements, technical specifications and compliance with design.

Plan and prepare all test documentation, in accordance with the Project Quality Plan and Internal Testing Plan.

Assist the Construction Manager with the internal and external project status reporting.

Maintain all relevant project data on business systems, and document sharing portals.

Plan the assembly of hand over packages to customer or their representative

Liaise with internal and external QA/QC resources to ensure the compliance of our work scope with standards, client specifications and industry requirements.

Prepare snags and control snag list execution.

Reporting Monthly EHS statistics.

Ensure inspection of works including all sub-contractor work scope.

Perform site walk down with customers for final acceptance of the works.

Prepare all technical documents relating to sub contracted works.

Adherence to project quality plans and internal processes and standards.

Person Specification


Degree Qualification Mechanical Engineering, Construction or equivalent

3+ years experience in a similar role in the process industry in piping fabrication, installation and testing

Proficient in Microsoft office ,Visio

Proficient in the use of AutoCAD, AutoDesk, Navis Works and Isogen or equivalent packages

Completion of Management of Safety in Construction (MSIC) – desirable.

Ability to handle multiple tasks at once.


€45K- €60K negotiable based on experience and qualifications 

Fulltime permanent staff roles with a clear career progression path supported with ongoing assistance with CPD


Colm Ashmore is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Mechanical Project Engineer interested in roles based in Kildare, you can contact Colm by e-mail at or phone +353-1-9696684 for a confidential chat.

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