Senior Structural Engineer / Associate Director - Waterford

Location: Ireland

EUR 65,000 - 75,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2209-31182

Consultant: James Machin

Are you a Senior Structural / Associate Director with 12+ years experience preferably in consulting roles and experience on architect - led projects, and is interested in working with a leading engineering consultancy based in Ireland?

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

Senior Structural Engineer / Associate Director - Waterford

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Senior Structural Engineer with strong analytical skills for our clients Waterford office to work on a range of commercial, institutional and industrial projects in Ireland.

This is an ideal role for a high caliber Engineer with strong experience in the delivery of projects and with the ambition and potential to develop into a member of the senior management team, contributing to the effective management of the Company including participation in the planning and execution of its strategy with an opportunity to become an Associate Director following achieving agreed targets.

The role will involve client relationship management with the retention of existing business and the generation of new business as high priorities.

Implement Company policy.

Plan and manage project resources.

Undertake career planning and arrange for effective mentoring and training of employees under your direction.

Offer pro-active advice in relation to problem solving issues.

Oversee compliance with Company’s Quality Management System.

Oversee compliance with Health and Safety practices by those under your direction.

You will work closely with the Directors to help realise the Company’s business plan.

Manage client relationships and business development – you will be expected to increasingly expand knowledge on clients, markets and project opportunities to develop existing client relationships and establish new relationships.

Assist with the development of marketing strategies to promote our client to prospective clients, identify new leads and convert them into projects.

Develop fee proposals and contract reviews and approval of same.

Client liaison.

Undertake project cost control, oversee project cost control by team members and compile project invoices.

Negotiating fee variations with Clients and supervising of same.

Lead and promote design excellence within the business.

Delivery of sustainable and profitable engineering solutions, and securing repeat business through client satisfaction.

Confidently run multiple projects at various stages and project values with limited Director involvement.

Adopt appropriate design philosophy and develop concept design.

Prepare and review designs and design documentation.


Have a Level 8 / 9 Degree in either Civil or Structural Engineering.

Be Chartered and preferably be a member of the Institution of Structural Engineers.

Have a minimum of 12 years’ postgraduate experience, preferably in consulting role(s). Experience on Architect-led projects.

Possess good technical, communication and management skills.

Possess commercial astuteness, in terms of understanding and managing project budgets.

Have the ability to prepare high-quality project reports, chair and prepare meeting minutes.

Be committed to CPD.




Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are an Senior Structural / Associate Director interested in roles based in Ireland, you can contact Karen by e-mail at or phone +353-1-7978720for a confidential chat.

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