Resident Engineer - Highways - Galway

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Contract

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2209-31110

Consultant: James Machin

Are you a Resident Engineer with road project experience interested in working on projects around Galway?

If you are looking for a role with great scope to develop your career, contact Karen for an informal chat on +353-1-7978720 or send your CV to for review.

Resident Engineer - Highways - Galway

Job Description 

Our client is an award winning international engineering consultancy, currently undergoing rapid growth

The role will involve site-based supervision, administration, monitoring and inspection of construction activities. 

Must be willing to take responsibility and comfortable working independently with minimal supervision.

Computer literate and with experience of relevant software (AutoCAD) and Microsoft Office programmes

Experience in administering contracts using the Public Works form of contracts; including processing of Valuations, and assessment of Claims.

Experience in supervising and inspecting the construction of roadworks including pavement, drainage, ducting, signage, lighting, etc.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Experience in record keeping and reporting on Contractor’s progress

Ability to work independently and under own initiative to achieve project goals

Knowledge of current H&S regulations and best practices

Full driving license and a valid SafePass.


Min. 6 years relevant experience in Civil Engineering work including 5 years construction phase involvement in the supervision & administration of Public Works Contract for Civil Engineering Works.

Ideally experience shall relate to transportation related construction projects within urban areas with a min. construction value of €2.5m.

Level 8 degree in Civil Engineering.



Note that a car (and fuel) will be provided as part of the Contract for the RE’s full use.


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Resident Engineer interested in roles in Galway, you can contact Karen by e-mail at or phone +353 - 1 - 7978720 for a confidential chat.

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