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    €45-55k + Pakcage

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    Chris Doherty

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    8 months ago

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Role: Drainage Engineer

Location: Co Wexford

Role Type: Perm

Reporting to the Project Manager, the candidate be responsible for the supervision of the quality assurance and control of pavement, roadworks and finishing works.



  • Design review of submissions for pavement, road furniture and markings and finishings to ensure it complies with the contract requirements
  • Prepare method statements, inspection and test plans and risk assessments;
  • Responsible for the technical development of staff members;
  • Review quality of work on all ongoing works;
  • Ensure compliance with standards and specifications for pavement design and workmanship;
  • Supervision of CBGM and asphalt pavement construction;
  • Monitors work on an ongoing basis to ensure accurate testing;
  • Review and advise the design team of any modifications needed to the detailed road designs;
  • Propose cost effective and innovative solutions to the problems in road/pavement, roadworks and finishing works;
  • Prepare estimates and participate in tender reviews as required;
  • Manage and price contract variations (continuing variations and improvement works);
  • Prepare and issue price enquiries;
  • Prepare scoping documentation, seek suppliers / subcontractors, obtain quotations, undertake the technical evaluation, and make recommendations for the procurement of materials and services;
  • Communicate with, and attend project progress meetings with the internal site team and clients;
  • Liaise with the Construction Manager, client and supplier on technical matters as required;
  • Provide technical advice and assistance to Site Management and other personnel as required;
  • Coordination and Supervision of Site Engineers;
  • Provide Support to foremen and supervisors;
  • Identify contract variations and prepare documentation to the client;
  • Prepare programme status reports as necessary;
  • Manage project cost control and reporting;
  • In conjunction with the Project Planner, prepare and maintain construction and maintenance programmes including:
    • Resourcing, timing and cash flows
    • Co-ordination of inter-related activities
    • Co-ordination of subcontractors
  • Assist the site management, as necessary, to purchase materials and services in accordance with approved procedures;
  • Provides clear leadership and direction and promotes and fosters a team culture;
  • Provides regular performance feedback to direct reports and completes annual Performance Appraisals; and
  • Provides coaching, mentoring and development opportunities for direct reports and builds the capability of business unit personnel.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and willingness to work weekends and night shifts to meet project requirements;

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Civil Engineering, or Geotechnical engineering or related Engineering field.
  • Minimum 5 years Civil Engineering and or Pavement/Concrete or Asphalt Construction Industry experience.
  • Familiarity with specification for highway works and contract document preparation
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of software;
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills;
  • The ability to lead, manage and proactively participate in project teams;
  • Hold a valid Drivers License.