Mechanical Project Engineer - Water Treatment Projects - Leitrim

Location: Ireland

EUR 40,000 - 65,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1902-12904

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Mechanical Project Engineer with experience working on water and waste water treatment projects?

Are you available to work on current projects in the West of Ireland - Galway, Sligo & Leitrim?

If you are interested in these roles, forward your CV to or call Sheila on 091 395625

Mechanical Project Engineer - Water Treatment Projects - Leitrim


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

Job Description

Our client is seeking to recruit site based mechanical project engineers with varying levels of experience. 

Candidates will manage Civil/MEICA works elements to meet project requirements on time and within its budget.

Strong technical and organisational skills are essential for this role. 

Candidates will have a proven track record as mechanical project engineers, coupled with a strong commercial acumen and design knowledge. 

They will demonstrate integrity, a hard working ethic and be target focused, whilst embracing the challenges and changes within the Industry.


Leading and taking full responsibility for the delivery for designated elements relating to projects, including design and installation of civil, mechanical, electrical and ICA elements relating to water and wastewater treatment

Assisting the office based design team with detailed design of multiple projects

Surveying existing infrastructure and working closely with design engineers to technical and commercial proposals

Overseeing day to day project activities

Planning for site shutdowns and major tie in works

Participating in regular client project related meetings

Assisting in site setup for construction activities

Assisting the management in defining the scope descriptions and work packages

Issuing RFQ’s to vendors and subcontractors making recommendations based on

Cost benefits analysis and other measures.

Monitoring and controlling site activities related to project installations

Leading the start-up and commissioning of process systems

Supporting the qualification process for upgrades or newly installed treatment systems

Handover of works to internal or external operations personnel.

Implementation of health, safety, quality and environmental procedures and client defined standards across all contracts. (PSDP and PSCS)

Consistently deliver on each project to achieve objectives for project financial performance and all aspects of overall project delivery (quality control, risk management, and profitability)


Degree in Civil, Environmental, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline

3+ years’ water and wastewater industry contracting experience including site supervision and design.

Comprehensive knowledge of water and wastewater design and operational processes

Contract knowledge (FIDIC, NEC, Public Works) an advantage

Successful track record in the delivery of complex contracts

Ability to communicate well with clients, subcontractors and in-house staff

Computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project) and CAD software applications

Estimating experience an advantage


Competitive salaries based on experience and negotiable for the right person


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing these positions.

If you have any queries about these roles, you can contact Sheila by e-mail or call Sheila on 091 3956254


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