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Posted 21 December 2021

Road Works & Drainage Engineer – Cork

Sector: Site Engineer
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  • Location: Cork
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #82

Road Works & Drainage Engineer

Package: €50,000 – €55,000 + Vehicle + Fuel

Highways & Infrastructure Projects Co Cork

Permanent opportunity

We're recruiting for an experienced Roadworks and Drainage Engineer to work on a major new Highway / Road project, based in Co Cork – 3-4+ years’ experience.

Reporting to and working alongside the Road Works & Drainage Agent, one of Irelands long standing heavy civil main contractors have an opportunity for a Site Engineer with experience in Roadworks and Drainage projects to join them in Cork.

The Project:

A 3.5-year project, consisting of a 22km road upgrade, Type 2 dual carriageway, a number of both grade separated and at-grade interchanges and a large number of bridges.

The initial project, a €multi-million infrastructure upgrade, where the successful candidate will work alongside the Site Agent on the roads and drainage sections of works, taking responsibility for:

  • Management, Supervision, monitoring and controlling of the Civils works for the Road Construction and associated Drainage Works
  • Review, amend and write relevant method statements and risk assessments.
  • Procurement and control of resources – Plant, Labour and materials
  • Manage the sub-contractors and oversee the Junior Site Engineers on site
  • Provide Technical support to teams including interpretation of Civils Drawings, Setting-out and measurement of completed works
  • Carry out quality inspections and ensure your section meets the quality standards and deadlines set.
  • Development, performance and Management of Environmental, Health and Safety

“An ideal opportunity for long term work across the Munster region, working on large infrastructure projects.”

The successful candidate, having held technical, engineering and commercial responsibility for Drainage and Roadworks projects, will be a degree qualified engineer, with 3-4 years’ experience with a civil engineering main contractor, within Ireland or the UK.

Salary expectations:

The base salary for the position will be €50,000 – €55,000 + Package, (Vehicle + Fuel card), which will be fully negotiable depending on relevant Roads / Highways experience.

How to Apply:

If you'd like to find out more about this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date CV to Cathal McKeever or give Cathal a call on +447724790015.

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