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Posted 16 March 2023

Mechanical Engineer – Cork – Established M&E Contractor

Sector: Mechanical & Electrical
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  • Location: Cork
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #434

You are a Mechanical Engineer in the Cork area who wants to be part of a contractor who are dedicated to the first class delivery of complex projects across multiple industries.

You will be joining a company who have over the last 50 plus years has evolved to become one of Ireland’s most prestigious mechanical engineering companies.

If this has grabbed your interest and maybe you want to find out more then give me a call on 00353(0)15314345 for a confidential chat.

Mechanical Engineer Skills:


  • Min 5-7 years relevant work placement experience as senior mechanical / project engineer is essential.
  • Worked as a Construction Manager or Senior Project Engineer on mechanical construction projects in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Semi-conductor, or Oil & Gas industry – essential.
  • Experience of working on construction projects with equipment installation, piping fabrication, piping installation and pressure testing on site – essential.
  • Preferably a Degree Qualification in Mechanical Engineering, Construction or equivalent.
  • Proficient in suite of Microsoft applications – Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint.
  • Proficient in the use of Navis Works or equivalent packages.
  • Completion of Management of Safety in Construction (MSIC) – desirable.

As a Mechanical Engineer:


  • Have day-to-day responsibility for managing Health and Safety matters, on the project, and ensure that the Company Safety Management procedures are implemented.
  • Manage and conduct work activities, to ensure the Safety, Health, and Welfare at work of employees, client employees, contractors and any other persons affected by operations.
  • Plan all aspects of the work from initiation through execution and closure for all materials, subcontract work packages and craft requirements.
  • Ensure that Method Statements, Risk Assessments, SPA’s, and client permits are completed for all tasks, requiring same.
  • Manage the site supervision team, including the engineers and craft supervisors.
  • Work with the site Planner, Engineer, and Foreman, develop a constructability report and schedule for the project.
  • Establish subcontractor work scope execution plans with the assigned QS, including generating work scopes, tendering, and awarding of works, through to controlling subcontractors’ costs, schedule, quality and safety throughout the contract.
  • Liaise with workshops on prefabrication planning and co-ordinate the works including prioritizations, test requirements, and documentation.
  • Generate weekly/monthly progress reporting to customer / client and or their representatives in a timely and professional fashion.
  • Work closely with Quantity Surveyors on cost management, including pricing of variations, reworks, progress reports, negotiation with clients and sub-contractors.
  • Report monthly EHS statistics to client/internally.
  • Attend internal and client site meetings as necessary to affect a successful outcome for all stakeholders.
  • Oversee the control of time worked, inputting same into diary, pricing of small works, adapting to and implementing site change requests as they arise.
  • Inspect all works for compliance with safety requirements, technical specifications, and compliance with design.
  • Liaise with QA/QC resources to ensure the compliance of our work scope with standards, client specifications and industry requirements.
  • Oversee the assembly of hand over packages to the customer.
  • Completion of any other tasks assigned by the General Foreman / Construction Manager.

 The Package:

An excellent salary & package will be put in place for the successful candidate. 

How to apply:

If you’re 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 on a daily basis.

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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