Mechanical Project Engineer - Water Infrastructure Projects - Ireland

Location: Ireland

EUR 50,000 - 70,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2210-31367

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Mechanical Project Engineer with 5+years in a Project Engineer role in the Water Industry, preferably with a Tier 1 contractor?

This is a permanent role and there are sites all over Ireland to choose from.

If interested, please send your CV to or call Colm on +353-1-7978720.

Mechanical Project Engineer - Water Infrastructure Projects - Ireland

Job Description

Our client are industry leaders in providing project solutions for the water and wastewater industry including design, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance.  

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious and driven individual to join a growing business in the Irish market.

Ensuring the highest standards of safety and environmental protection are consistently maintained, and strive to out-perform standard practice at every opportunity

Ensuring that quality throughout project delivery is maintained and meets the business policy and exceeds client expectation

Coordination and managerial input to the design, procurement, sub-contract packages of work, DfMA/OSB, commissioning and handover process;

Maintain a presence on site during the construction phase, ensuring that day to day operations are proceeding in alignment with the programme and budget

Ensuring that the programme and budget are considered during the coordination and management of project deliverables

Active participation in Client meetings; including attendance at the monthly Progress Meetings as required

Awareness of the project scope and monitoring deviation from this scope. 

This would include the Contractor scope and the subcontractor scope. 

Advise the Project Manager as scope change occurs or is likely to occur

Ensure procurement is progressed in line with the project programme/schedule;

Ensure supply chain value is achieved through a competitive tendering process and challenge

Maintain an oversight on all technical aspects of the project, and ensure the project team have a clear and consistent understanding of the technical deliverables

Maintain close liaison with the design and commissioning teams and ensure that all technical inputs are considered in the project delivery

Liaison with and coordination of the assigned project delivery team including Site Management and Supervision staff, the Procurement team, the Commissioning team and the Design team

Continuous liaison with and coordination of project support staff including SHEQ, Planning, Commercial

Report to the Project Manager both on an informal ad-hoc basis. 

Furthermore provide informal feedback to the Contracts Manager on an ad-hoc basis


At least five years in a Project Engineer role in the Water Industry, preferably with a Tier 1 contractor

A mechanical or electrical based academic qualification

CSCS Card and EUSR Water Hygiene card

The following are the key personal attributes and values we are looking for;

Driven individual

Proactive / can-do attitude

An organiser who can coordinate on multiple fronts

Structured thinker


Facilitator of innovative thought and ideas


€50k to €70k Salary negotiable based on experience.

Excellent benefits package


Colm Ashmore is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Mechanical Engineer interested in roles based in Ireland, you can contact James by e-mail at or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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