Senior Civil Engineer - Tier 1 Contractor - Cork

Location: Ireland

EUR 55,000 - 70,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1901-12438

Consultant: Elaine Burke

Are you a Civil Engineer with at 5+ years experience on civil projects?

Would you like to work for one of Ireland's leading Civil and Building Contractors?

Senior Civil Engineer - Tier 1 Contractor - Cork


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

Job Description

Ensure the works are set out in accordance with drawings and specifications

Provide information, instructions, sketches to foremen, operatives, subcontractors, to enable the works to be built correctly

Ensure that information and instructions provided are clearly understood by staff and operatives and ensure that all necessary checks are carried out

Check the quality of materials [e.g., concrete, reinforcement, soils, drainage, etc] as required in the specifications

Ensure temporary works are erected and dismantled in accordance with drawings and instructions

Advise your manager on the progress of the works, technical issues and any long lead items. Represent him when necessary in discussions with subcontractors, client’s representatives & statutory authorities

Resolve technical issues that arise with the relevant parties – innovate where possible

Supervise, counsel & develop graduate engineers and technicians assigned to you

Develop and maintain professional working relationships with all personnel.

Ensure the works are carried out in a safe manner. Observe and correct – lead by example

Maximise profit through your day-to-day actions: good self-management, cost effective innovations, accuracy in own work, elimination of re-work, plant & labour efficiency & productivity

Ensure your work is carried out in accordance with the Site Quality Manual, including method statements, quality plans, inspections, test plans, etc

Liaise with other departments/sections to ensure a full interchange of relevant information to maximise site efficiency and minimise cost

Prepare technical reports, site diary and other relevant documentation



Minimum of 5- to 8 years’ post qualification experience on marine, wwtp, flood risk management, maritime/coastal engineering or a related civil disciplines

3rd level Civil Engineering

Familiarity with specifications and contract document preparation

Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of software;

Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills;

The ability to lead, manage and proactively participate in project teams;


Salary €55k - €70k 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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