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Posted 24 June 2022

Senior Site Engineer (Earthworks & Roads) – €20Million Infrastructure Project – Co Monaghan

Monaghan, Monaghan
Sector: Management & Supervisory
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  • Location: Monaghan, Monaghan
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #213

Having just signed the contract for a €20 Million Design & Build civil's package in Co Monaghan, one of Ireland’s primary main civil contractors have a permanent opportunity for a Senior Site Engineer, with strong Earthworks & Road Construction experience to join their team on this project in Co Monaghan.

Offering a starting salary of €65,000 – €70,000, company vehicle, Pension & health care.

For this project we are looking for a Senior Civil Engineer with 7-10 years engineering experience, with key experience including Significant soft ground excavate and replace, embankment construction, roads and carpark construction, drainage, utilities, rising mains, fencing and landscaping works.

You will be responsible for:

  • Manage and lead a team of engineers, direct labour and sub-contractors for all Earthworks and Site Works elements on the project – Significant soft ground excavate and replace, embankment construction, roads and carpark construction, drainage, utilities, rising mains, fencing and landscaping works
  • Drive the pace of the project and plan the work in the field
  • Temporary Works Design & Coordination
  • Takes ownership for ensuring that HSQE protocols are adhered to on sites at all times
  • Maintains quality control procedures at all times
  • You will liaise with the Project Manager on day-to-day basis.
  • Provide input and direction to designers on a Design & Build project with a focus on Constructability, Costs and Efficiency
  • Maintain and complete comprehensive site records, in line with company procedures
  • Flags any issues with the Contract Management Team, which have the potential to have an impact on the effective delivery of the project – I.e., materials, works schedules, resources, H&S matters or issues relating to cost or delivery schedule
  • Manage and monitor all setting out activities on the Project
  • Coordinates and priorities the sequence of activities on site
  • Follows the Project Plan as a means of ensuring that work is carried out on time and on budget


  • You will have a relevant degree, BSc, BEng or MEng degree in Civil Engineering
  • You will have between 7 and 10 years’ hands on operational experience managing a range of Civil Engineering projects, with an emphasis on earthworks & heavy civils.
  • You will be Computer literate and up to date in Engineering Packages / Software
  • You will have excellent interpersonal skills, strong English written and oral communication skills & the ability to work as part of a team


Company Vehicle – Commercial Van / Pickup
Company pension – Up to 12% Matched contributions
Location – If you’re from the Co Monaghan / Cavan area’s, they have plenty of work close to home
Chartership – They offer full support to obtain chartership
Working days – They work Monday – Friday / No Weekend work

How to Apply:

If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date CV to cathal@breaghrecruitment.com or call us now on 0044 (0)7724790015 Dublin office: 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, project managers, construction managers, site engineers, quantity surveyors, civil engineers, site agents, estimators, buyers, bid managers and site supervisors, across Ireland and the UK.

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