Senior Engineer - Water - Ireland

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2301-31705

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Senior Engineer with 5+ years’ background of working within the Water Services sector and demonstrate experience of successful delivery on projects?

This role can be based in Cork, Dublin or Galway.

If you are looking for a role with great scope to develop your career, contact Karen now on +353-1-7978720 for an informal chat or send your CV to for review.

Senior Engineer Water - Ireland


Job Description

Our client is a multi-disciplined international engineering consultancy, currently undergoing rapid growth in Ireland.

We are seeking experienced engineers to support and deliver existing and new high-profile projects.  

You will be central to the water services team, assisting in the delivery of projects for key public and private sector clients in Ireland and further afield.

This role can be based in Cork, Dublin or Galway.


Level 8 degree in Civil, Environmental, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline. 

A post graduate degree would be advantageous

Relevant experience in all or one of the following - flooding and drainage, water networks or wastewater networks:

Senior Project Engineer minimum 5 years’ experience

Senior Engineer minimum 7 years’ experience with Chartered status (or  actively progressing towards Chartered status)

Membership of a professional body such as Engineers Ireland or Institute of Civil Engineers

Candidates should have a background of working within the Water Services sector and demonstrate experience of successful delivery on projects.

Possess a high level of technical capability

A track record in the delivery of water projects

Working knowledge of typical contract forms

Considerable experience in the preparation of contract documents for water infrastructure

Track record of leading design teams and working as part of both Employer-led and Contractor-led design teams

Ability to devise new approaches to problems encountered.

Excellent IT skills, familiar with relevant computer applications (MS Word and MS Excel in particular, MS Project desirable) and simulation software.

Knowledge of BIM would be advantageous.

You will have experience in the use of civil engineering design packages

Good communication and interpersonal skills to allow you to work effectively within your team and liaise with clients


Salary dependent on experience

Excellent benefits package

25 days holiday + bank holidays 

Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year

Company pension scheme

Group Disability Scheme

Share Incentive Scheme

Life Assurance

Cycle to Work Scheme

Health Screening

Employee Assistance Programme

Professional Memberships



Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Water Engineer interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Karen by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of Water Engineers in Dublin and Ireland.

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