Senior Civil Engineer - Industrial Projects - Kildare

Location: Ireland

EUR 65,000 - 80,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2208-30683

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you an Civil Engineer with 10+ years experience and have worked on semi-conductor, data center or general industrial facilities.?

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

Senior Civil Engineer - Industrial Projects - Kildare

Job Description

Our client is a leading international engineering consultancy. 

Work on projects including state of the art industrial, semi-conductor, and data center facilities. 

You’ll be accountable for schedule and technical quality of challenging engineering tasks, as you gain familiarity with the client’s expectations, scope, budget, and schedule. 

Your multi-discipline, highly interactive team will conceptualize initial civil design for land/site development, prepare grading plans, performing earthwork and drainage/stormwater calculations.

As a Career Level Civil Engineer, you will be an integral member of the Civil engineering design and construction support team, counted on to perform Civil analysis and design for our projects and play a key leadership role in our civil team. 

Depending on the size and complexity of the project, you may be part of a larger design team supporting the Senior Civil Engineer or acting as the Civil Lead yourself. 

You will need strong communication and interpersonal skills as you work closely with the clients, project managers, other disciplines, and construction trade partners. 

As part of this team, you will develop design concepts, complete the analysis and design, and work with the Designers and Senior Civil Engineers to communicate our civil requirements on paper and, when applicable, in the intelligent Civil 3d model.

It is expected that you have a strong working knowledge of civil principals in many subject areas, understanding of building codes with emphasis on local jurisdictional code requirements, understand how civil design integrates with and impacts other disciplines, and understand business trends and industry issues and challenges.

With limited supervision, individual competently performs all conventional aspects of civil engineering and analysis:

Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria.

Exercises sound engineering judgement and problem-solving skills.

Exhibits high level of attention to detail and quality control:

Highly proficient in and committed to checking own work.

Highly focused on quality, ensuring conformance with established civil standards, project standards, and project delivery processes.

Able to review and evaluate construction documents for accuracy and full compliance with client design standards, company standards, and all local jurisdiction code requirements.

Takes responsibility for managing workload, making and keeping commitments, and taking full ownership of assigned work:

Takes complete ownership of their portion of the civil scope, reliably meeting schedule, budget, and quality requirements.

May be given tasks with ill-defined conditions of satisfaction, in which case the individual will be expected to take the initiative to determine what is needed to meet the project and client needs.

Clearly define own scope and can forecast level of effort needed to complete that scope. 

Be ready to identify scope change and escalate it to Civil Lead.

Ask for help when needed, and delegate to other engineers when appropriate.

Able to work in a timely, accurate, and cost-effective manner with strong attention to detail.

Possesses excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Provides technical coaching, mentorship, and/or training to develop less experienced engineers.

Proactive in advancing workflows, systems, and tools within the civil discipline. Embraces emerging technologies.

Established reputation as a Quality Reviewer.

Able to delegate work to other engineers and designers, including staff located in remote offices.

Able to support work for/in other offices (possibly including Temporary Duty Assignments).

As a Project Civil Engineer for an assigned project:

Provide support during construction to answer questions on design, and to perform design verification walks to ensure design compliance.

Assist in the development of calculations, specifications, construction drawings, and the civil model (in AutoCAD Civil 3d).

Provide design direction to Engineering and Design team as coordinated with Senior Civil Engineer.

Fully understand all civil scope, recognize how that scope is both generated and impacted by other disciplines, and identify scope change to Senior Civil Engineer or Project Manager.

Work with Senior Civil Engineer to develop and manage schedule, budget, and staffing forecasts for the civil scope. 

Provide updates on scope progress as required.

Attend project meetings and takes an active role to help team resolve concerns and solve problems across all disciplines. Provide meeting records.

Participates in and champions internal, cross-discipline, and external project quality reviews.

May be asked to act as the stamping Engineer of Record for smaller projects.

When required, take ultimate responsibility for all aspects of the deliverables, including calculations and all construction documents.


Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering

At least 10 years of manufacturing project experience

Chartered Civil Engineering qualification preferred.

Previous experience in semi-conductor, data center or general industrial facilities.

Experience with Navisworks and Bluebeam.

Passion for travel, either long term or short term, nationally and internationally.

Prior on-site support experience during construction phase of project.

Strong working knowledge and experience in analyzing and designing all aspects of medium to large scale industrial developments including:

Site development, site master planning and site selection.

Underground utility routing and site space planning.

Hydrology analysis for designing storm drain systems.

Analyzing and designing gravitational wastewater systems.

Analyzing and designing pressurized water systems and water distribution networks.

Analyzing and designing gas pipe systems.

Performing final grading plans including cut and fill analysis and earthwork balancing.

Providing erosion and sediment control plans, stormwater pollution prevention plans and support permit approval.

Support permit application process.

Research and adhere to local Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) requirements for design and construction in any given area.

Strong working knowledge and experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D, StormCAD, Storm and

Sanitary Analysis, WaterCAD and WaterGEMS.

Expertise in hydrology analysis tools including Micro Drainage software.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Strong interpersonal skills.


Excellent Salary and benefits

Remote working options with site/office meetings


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are an Civil Engineer interested in roles based in Kildare, you can contact Karenby e-mail at or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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