Senior Civil - Structural Design Engineer - Galway

Location: Ireland

EUR 55,000 - 65,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1901-12551

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Civil / Structural design engineer with client facing skills and comfortable with technical delivery, project management & team leadership?

Do you have experience in the design of heavy civil engineering structures, particularly within the Water Industry?

If interested, please send your CV to for review or call +353-1-7978720 to discuss.

Senior Civil / Structural Design Engineer - Galway


Our client is a leading Water and Wastewater design & build Contractor.

Job Description

This role is for a Senior Civil / Structural Design Engineer for our client's head office in Galway.

The ideal candidate would be client facing, and comfortable with technical delivery, project management, team leadership.

This is a great opportunity for a Senior Engineer to build on their experience in the design and delivery of heavy civil engineering structures, particularly within the Water Industry, by joining an established and progressive organisation.


Leading the civil team and ensuring technical design best practices are met

Detailed design and analysis of structures, such as bridges, shafts and water retaining structures, for CAD or geotechnical design as appropriate

Lead and co-ordinate design, manage internal and external design resources and liaise and co-ordinate design with project delivery teams

Project management and control from feasibility to detailed design, including all technical, programme, resource and cost monitoring

Control and monitoring of progress against programmes

Ensuring that all aspects of design, including assessments and checking of designs, are in accordance with the current Standards, Codes of Practice and Best Practice

Approval of designs, assessments and calculations in accordance with quality procedures

Preparation of risk assessments and full compliance with the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM)

Coordination of work undertaken by external sub-contractors and design checkers

Client / stakeholder management

Mentoring and developing junior engineers


Chartered Engineer, or progressing towards Chartership, would be desirable

Must be able to design and deliver structural engineering solutions on a wide range of projects, with previous water industry experience highly desirable

Proven experience of design and build contracts / works

Proven experience of undertaking designs in accordance with Eurocodes

Sound understanding of CDM Regulations, and specifically the Designer’s requirements

Sound understanding of the Designer’s responsibility regarding the risk assessment / management process

Must have excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing


€550,000 - €65,000 per annum

Excellent benefits package


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you have any queries about this role, you can contact Karen by e-mail or call +353-1-7978720


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