Senior Civil Engineer - Roads - Wexford

Location: Ireland

EUR 55,000 - 75,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1901-12435

Consultant: Elaine Burke

Are you a Civil Engineer with at 7+ years experience on road projects?

Would you like to be part of a team involved in some of Ireland's newest infrastructure projects?

Senior Civil Engineer - Roads - Wexford


​Our client is one of Ireland's leading Civil & Building Contractors with operations throughout the country.

Job Description

Responsible for the supervision of the quality assurance and control of pavement, roadworks and finishing works.

Design review of submissions for pavement, road furniture and markings and finishings to ensure it complies with the contract requirements

Prepare method statements, inspection and test plans and risk assessments

Responsible for the technical development of staff members

Review quality of work on all ongoing works

Ensure compliance with standards and specifications for pavement design and workmanship

Supervision of CBGM and asphalt pavement construction

Monitors work on an ongoing basis to ensure accurate testing

Review and advise the design team of any modifications needed to the detailed road designs

Propose cost effective and innovative solutions to the problems in road/pavement, roadworks and finishing works

Prepare estimates and participate in tender reviews as required

Manage and price contract variations (continuing variations and improvement works)

Prepare and issue price enquiries

Prepare scoping documentation, seek suppliers / subcontractors, obtain quotations, undertake the technical evaluation, and make recommendations for the procurement of materials and services

Communicate with, and attend project progress meetings with the internal site team and clients

Liaise with the Construction Manager, client and supplier on technical matters as required

Provide technical advice and assistance to Site Management and other personnel as required

Coordination and Supervision of Site Engineers

Provide Support to foremen and supervisors

Identify contract variations and prepare documentation to the client;

Prepare programme status reports as necessary;

Manage project cost control and reporting;

In conjunction with the Project Planner, prepare and maintain construction and maintenance programmes including:

Resourcing, timing and cash flows

Co-ordination of inter-related activities

Co-ordination of subcontractors

Assist the site management, as necessary, to purchase materials and services in accordance with approved procedures

Provides clear leadership and direction and promotes and fosters a team culture

Provides regular performance feedback to direct reports and completes annual Performance Appraisals

Provides coaching, mentoring and development opportunities for direct reports and builds the capability of business unit personnel

Ability to work unsupervised and willingness to work weekends and night shifts to meet project requirements



Relevant 3rd level qualification

Successful experience on roads and or motorways projects

Advantage to have experience on projects with bridge structures

Previous experience of drainage and setting out

Thorough knowledge of construction procedures and working methods

Ideally have gained Chartership with recognised body or working towards it


Salary €50k - €65k depending on experience

Excellent company benefits


Elaine Burke is the consultant managing this position.

If you have any queries about this role, you can contact her by e-mail or phone +353-91-9696684


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