Senior Engineer - Main Contractor - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 65,000 - 75,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2301-32244

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Civil Engineer with 5+ years experience working on buildings projects?

Would you like to work for one of Ireland's leading Civil and Building Contractors on a project based in Knocklyon?

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

Senior Engineer - Civils Contractor - Dublin

Job Description

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

Conduct your work in a safe manner – correct and take responsibility to ensure that all works are carried out to the highest Health and Safety standards.

Ensure work is carried out to the highest of quality standards and implement quality control procedures and project specific procedures.

Ensure setting-out information is relevant and available in a format that can be easily communicated on site.

Ensure that foremen and operatives clearly understand the information provided. 

Develop and maintain professional working relationships with work colleagues and Design Teams.

Review detailed design, critique and communicate with designers to ensure adequate design is available for construction.

Coordinate the development of design from designer’s details to approved workshop drawings or technical information from subcontractors.

Reading & interpreting drawings for layouts, materials measure etc.

Management of subcontractors/general workforce on site.

Planning works in an efficient manner to ensure program targets are achieved.

Ordering and control of materials on site.

Maintaining the site records and records of discussions/meetings with designers and subcontractors.

Maximise profit through your day-to-day actions: good self-management, accuracy in own work, elimination of re-work and contractual awareness.

Follow direction as part of a team and attend meetings as required.


A third level degree in Engineering

5+ years’ experience as a site engineer

Experience working with a main contractor, subcontractor, surveying firm or similar preferred

Good understanding of Health, Safety and Environmental regulations

Excellent communication skills.

Working knowledge in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project etc.

Proactive and driven person with a strong desire to make progress backed by a strong level of construction knowledge.


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 Dublin, you can contact Sheila by e-mail at or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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