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Posted 16 February 2024

Lead Mechanical Engineer – Dublin – Established, Diverse, Accredited, Contractor

Sector: Mechanical & Electrical
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  • Location: Dublin
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #704
  • Salary: €80,000

You are a highly skilled and experienced Senior Project Mechanical Engineer looking for your next opportunity to join an innovative mechanical contractor. In this role, you will report directly to the Project Manager and work closely with the Construction Manager.

As a key member of the team, you will be responsible for supervising a team of 6-10 site-based project engineers, ensuring the successful execution of mechanical projects in terms of planning, safety, construction, quality, and commercial issues, from Pharma, Oil & Gas through to Data Centres.

Your new companies range of services caters to both existing and prospective clients, ensuring excellence in every facet of their offerings. From precision Pipe Fabrication & Installation to the seamless integration of Modular Assemblies, they specialise in handling Heavy and Process Equipment with utmost proficiency. Their expertise extends to Process Drainage, Commissioning, and Testing, ensuring the optimal functioning of industrial processes. Additionally, they provide innovative Mechanical and Design Solutions, meticulous Maintenance services, and efficient Personnel Secondment. Ensuring safety, our Fire Protection Services are designed to meet industry standards.

For those eager to learn more about this exciting opportunity, please don't hesitate to reach out to Stephen at stephen@breaghrecruitment.com.

Lead Mechanical Engineer Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or a related field.
  • Proven experience in a senior-level role within mechanical engineering and project management.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of mechanical contracting principles and practices.
  • Familiarity with safety regulations and quality standards.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Effective communication and team collaboration skills.

As a Lead Mechanical Engineer:

  • Coordinating on-site activities between Mechanical and other Disciplines.
  • Addressing engineering queries in the field.
  • Supervising area engineers responsible for specific construction zones.
  • Prioritizing off-site pipe and pipe design fabrication to align with the construction schedule.
  • Collaborating with the construction manager to monitor the construction timeline.
  • Providing weekly progress reports to the client and project manager, utilizing templates.
  • Compiling weekly variation reports by gathering information from area engineers for the Cost engineer.
  • Familiarizing oneself with the scope of the contract to monitor potential variation work on-site.
  • Ensuring timely ordering of supplied equipment as needed.
  • Facilitating on-site coordination between the Consultant and Contractor.
  • Coordinating project activities in collaboration with the offsite fabrication team.
  • Participating in weekly progress meetings.
  • Conducting safety audits and monitoring safety performance on-site.
  • Collaborating with the QA lead to ensure the timely handover of piping systems to the client.
  • Demonstrating essential knowledge of piping isometrics and P&IDs.
  • Minimum requirement of 7 years of experience in Mechanical field.

The Package:

The package is dependent on experience and the successful candidate will be rewarded favourably with a salary of at least €80000 is to be expected, plus package.

Interviews are taking place this week so if you are interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date CV to stephen@breaghrecruitment.com or call us now on 00353(0)15314345.

The Breagh Team:

Breagh Recruitment are the go-to specialist construction and engineering recruitment consultants, providing qualified and experienced professionals with Construction jobs across the UK and Ireland, with an ethos based on flexibility, hard work, and a bit of good old common sense. We live within these core values servicing our clients and candidates daily.

Key roles we recruit for include Health & Safety managers, M&E project managers, construction managers, M&E site engineers, M&E quantity surveyors, civil engineers, site agents, estimators, buyers, bid managers and M&E site supervisors, across Ireland and the UK.


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