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Senior Civil Design Engineer Dublin


JobContax Dublin Ireland

1 week ago

Our client is a leading international engineering consultancy.

They are looking for a Civil Engineer to support their existing Irish design team.

The candidate will be an integral member of the Civil engineering design and construction support team, counted on to perform Civil analysis and design for our projects and play a key leadership role in our civil team.

Depending on the size and complexity of the project, you may be part of a larger design team supporting the Senior Civil Engineer or acting as the Civil Lead yourself.

You will need strong communication and interpersonal skills as you work closely with the clients, project managers, other disciplines, and construction trade partners.

As part of this team, you will develop design concepts, undertake analysis and design, and work with the other Designers and Engineers as part of the wider design effort.

It is expected that you have a strong working knowledge of civil principals in many subject areas, understanding of... building codes with emphasis on local jurisdictional code requirements, understand how civil design integrates with and impacts other disciplines, and understand business trends and industry issues and challenges.

With limited supervision, individual competently performs all conventional aspects of civil engineering and analysis:

Plans and conducts work requiring judgement in the independent evaluation, selection, and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria.

Exercises sound engineering judgement and problem-solving skills.

Takes responsibility for managing workload, making and keeping commitments, and taking full ownership of assigned work:

Takes complete ownership of their portion of the civil scope, reliably meeting schedule, budget, and quality requirements.

Clearly define own scope and can forecast level of effort needed to complete that scope. Be ready to identify scope change and escalate it to Civil Lead.

Ask for help when needed, and delegate to other engineers when appropriate.

Able to work in a timely, accurate, and cost-effective manner with strong attention to detail.

Possesses excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills.


Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering

At least 6 years of project experience

Chartered Civil Engineering qualification preferred.

Previous experience in biotech, pharmaceutical or general industrial facilities.

Experience with Navisworks and Bluebeam.

Strong working knowledge and experience in analyzing and designing all aspects of medium to large scale industrial developments including:

Site development, site master planning and site selection.

Underground utility routing and site space planning.

Hydrology analysis for designing storm drain systems.

Analyzing and designing gravitational wastewater systems.

Performing final grading plans including cut and fill analysis and earthwork balancing.

Support permit application process.

Working knowledge and experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D, StormCAD, Storm and Sanitary Analysis, WaterCAD and WaterGEMS preferrable.

Expertise in hydrology analysis tools including Micro Drainage software.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Strong interpersonal skills.


Contract rates negotiable based on experience

Hybrid working options are available


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Civil Design Engineers interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Karen by e-mail at kare[email protected] or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

JobContax do not send CVs to clients without candidate permission.

With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of Structural Design Engineers in Dublin and Ireland.

Due to the large volume of applications, JobContax may not be able to respond to every individual.

Dublin Ireland

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