Senior Civil Engineer - Flood Management - Ireland

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2106-27100

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Civil Engineer with 8+ years experience in flood risk/civil/water and related engineering consultancy (minimum of 5 years in a design consultancy)?

This role can be based in Cork or Dublin.

If interested, call Karen on 01 7978720 or email your CV to

Senior Civil Engineer - Flood Management - Ireland

Job Description

Our client is an international engineering practice, with multiple offices in Ireland. 

This role can be based in Cork or Dublin.

Due to continued significant growth in our Water and Flood Risk Management Business, we are currently recruiting for a Senior Civil (Flood Risk) Engineer to join our Flood Risk Management team and support the team leader in managing a large team in the delivery of a significant number of major flood relief schemes and other similar civil engineering projects both in Ireland and across the Globe.  


Multidisciplinary Team Project management and Design Lead Role on civil engineering projects and teams;

Managing a team of civil engineers (drainage, structures, geotechnical, environmental, flood risk)

Planning, supervising and reporting on infrastructure projects

Detailed design lead for coastal structures, river walls, flood protection, drainage and related works;

Preparation of feasibility study reports, cost estimates and civil design

Preparation of bid submissions in response to tenders for consultancy services

Coaching and developing junior engineers;

Reviewing the work of others.

Contract administration.

Commercial Management of Projects, including Change Management.

Understanding and Management of Client Requirements


Honours degree in civil engineering, flood risk management, maritime, coastal or a related discipline;

Minimum of 10 to 12 years’ post qualification experience in flood risk/civil/water and related engineering consultancy

Have achieved Chartered status

Experience in the design and delivery of flood relief schemes and/or similar major civil engineering projects

Design experience in a number of the following sectors; structural design, drainage and pumping station design, flood risk assessment studies, project management, design team management, contract administration

Experienced in project appraisal and authoring technical reports

Familiarity with the Public Works Contracts

Proven Track Record in managing design teams

Experience in training and professional development of junior and intermediate staff

Proven team player with a proactive approach to work

Ability to meet strict deadlines

Experience in Project Planning, Cost Control and Change Management

Experience in hydrology and hydraulics also desirable.

Geotechnical Experience also desirable

Civil works site experience also desirable


Attractive remuneration packages are offered to candidates who fulfil the requirements outlined

Share of company profits

Double matching pension contribution

A range of learning opportunities

Flexible working scheme

Travel to work scheme

Health insurance plans and subsidy

Life assurance and income continuance protection


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Senior Civil Engineer interested in roles based in Dublin you can contact Karen by e-mail or phone +35317978720 for a confidential chat.

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