Senior Civil / Structural Design Engineer

  • Job Reference: ML 173869
  • Date Posted: 15 May 2018
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Galway
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Senior Civil / Structural Design Engineer

Our client requires a Senior Civil / Structural Design Engineer for our head office in Galway. The ideal candidate would be client facing, and comfortable with technical delivery, project management, team leadership. This is a great opportunity for a Senior Engineer to build on their experience in the design and delivery of heavy civil engineering structures, particularly within the Water Industry, by joining an established and progressive organisation.

Key duties will include:

Leading the civil team and ensuring technical design best practices are met
Detailed design and analysis of structures, such as bridges, shafts and water retaining structures, for CAD or geotechnical design as appropriate
Lead and co-ordinate design, manage internal and external design resources and liaise and co-ordinate design with project delivery teams
Project management and control from feasibility to detailed design, including all technical, programme, resource and cost monitoring
Control and monitoring of progress against programmes
Ensuring that all aspects of design, including assessments and checking of designs, are in accordance with the current Standards, Codes of Practice and Best Practice
Approval of designs, assessments and calculations in accordance with quality procedures
Preparation of risk assessments and full compliance with the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM)
Coordination of work undertaken by external sub-contractors and design checkers
Client / stakeholder management
Mentoring and developing junior engineers

Knowledge, skills, and experience required:

Chartered Engineer, or progressing towards Charter-ship, would be desirable
Must be able to design and deliver structural engineering solutions on a wide range of projects, with previous water industry experience highly desirable
Proven experience of design and build contracts / works
Proven experience of undertaking designs in accordance with Eurocodes
Sound understanding of CDM Regulations, and specifically the Designer's requirements
Sound understanding of the Designer's responsibility regarding the risk assessment / management process
Must have excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing

This is an excellent opportunity to join a major civil building contractor with a large number of major projects throughout the country. These are permanent full time secure roles were progression for those who merit it is assured with commensurate professional as well as financial rewards.

If you match, exceed or come close to matching the criteria set out above and wish to apply or just to find out more please contact Enda Connolly at 00353 1 41 88 193 or e-mail