Senior Engineer - Civils Contractor - Waterford

Location: Ireland

EUR 65,000 - 75,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2211-31399

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

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

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

If you are interested in discussing this role further, contact Sheila on +353-1-7978720 or send your CV to

Senior Engineer - Civils Contractor - Waterford

Job Description

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

Design review of submissions for earthworks, 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 earthworks, subbase, 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/Project Manager, client and supplier on technical matters as required;


Bachelor’s Degree in Pavement or Highway Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Geotechnical engineering or related Engineering field.

Experience in supervising, coordinating and managing earthworks activities

5+ years Pavement/Concrete or Asphalt Construction Industry experience.

Familiarity with specification for highway works 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;

Hold a valid Drivers Licence.


Salary €65k - €75k depending on experience

Work vehicle where applicable

Pension Scheme

21 annual days holidays and 9 public days

Annual salary review


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

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

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