Setting out Engineer - Residential Contractor - Kildare

Location: Ireland

EUR 55,000 - 65,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2310-34084

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Site Engineer with 4+ years experience working on residential developments?

This is a great opportunity to join a recognised residential contractor on projects based in Straffan Co Kildare.

If you are interested in discussing this role further, contact Sheila on 017978720 or send your CV to

Setting out Engineer - Residential Contractor - Kildare

Job Description

Our client is a leading residential building contractor working on developments in Kildare.

They are seeking to appoint a Site Engineer for a residential development based in Straffan.

Candidates will be required to demonstrate capability and experience in dealing with challenging projects. 

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.

Support the Site Manager/Project Manager to ensure that works are completed as per programme, on budget to a high standard.

Good knowledge of house building and infrastructure works.

Competent in setting out and use of various total station and GPS equipment.  

Use of AutoCAD essential for uploading as-builts and measuring monthly valuations.

Knowledge of Bcar & Irish Water document submissions.  

Liaise with design consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, in house quantity surveyors in reviewing monthly valuations.

Assume day-to-day management of the site technical & engineering requirements (RFIs, Submittals, Shop Drawings, Design Team Workshops, etc.).

Ensure quality control measures on the site are implemented and are in line with the overall BCAR plan for the project. 


Hold relevant construction/engineering qualification

4+years previous setting out experience on arge-scale residential developments projects in a similar role

Use of AutoCAD essential 

Knowledge of Bcar & Irish Water document submissions.

Ability to work on own initiative

Self-motivated and hard worker

Strong team building skills

Analytical and decision-making skills

Strong budgeting and financial management skills

Excellent written and oral presentation skills


€45K-€65K negotiable dependent on experience & qualifications, vehicle, laptop, phone

Full time permanent staff role with a strong order book


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

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

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