Senior Engineer - Tier1 Contractor - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 50,000 - 70,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1901-12471

Consultant: Elaine Burke

Are you a Senior Engineer with at least 5 year's commercial /industrial construction experience?

Do you have main contracting experience and a proven track record in dealing with Design Teams, Subcontractors and Clients?

If you are looking for a role with great scope to develop your career, contact Elaine now for an informal chat on 01 969 6684 or send your CV to for review

Senior Engineer - Tier 1 Contractor - Dublin


Our client is a leading Irish Contractor with projects throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe. 

They have successfully completed projects across a range of sectors including Restoration / Refurbishment, Hospitality, Commercial, Industrial, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical.

Job Description

The Senior Engineer will be required to manage all site engineering works, and will be responsible for the progression and completion of the same in conjunction with Engineering and Site Management teams.

Ideally will be skilful in the management of large scale structures and projects to include piling, steel/ concrete frames, precast elements, formwork frames and curtain walling. The role will involve the management of all engineering procurement to include the ordering of concrete and site bulk materials

Senior Engineer will also be responsible for the management of subcontractors whilst monitoring their performance on the job. 

Responsible for supervision, quality and measurement of all concrete pours. 

Technical competence in the use of all setting out instruments is essential. 

A proven track record will be essential to this role with proven success on large scale projects.


Research and advise on the best engineering solution to meet with a Client’s needs and budget

Setting out and checking works as required for the project

Managing the sub-contractors and personnel on site in order to drive project through to successful completion on time and within budget, finished to the highest standards. This includes keeping a daily site diary with required information recorded and where all manpower levels for each Sub-Contractor are recorded

Overseeing the keeping of the concrete cube register and other relevant quality checks by the Junior Engineer

Facilitating the flow of information between the Design Team and the Construction Team

Attending weekly management team meetings 

Maintaining, tracking and scheduling the daily and weekly work programmes and reviewing weekly progress reports from the master construction programme

Assisting with the control of plant and equipment on site

Organise the delivery of materials, plant and equipment needed for the construction project and supervise labour

Prepare engineering calculations where required for the design of projects and supervise the drafting


Degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline

5-7 Years proven experience at Senior Level on large scale mixed development projects is essential

Ability to effectively manage site programme and associated schedules to required deadlines 

Excellent Record Keeping skills coupled with the ability to effectively deal with design issues 

Thorough knowledge of computer and database applications such as Windows, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project/Powerproject etc.

Excellent People Management skills


€50 - 70K - negotiable dependant on experience

Full time permanent staff role with great career prospects


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 01 969 6684


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