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Senior Engineer

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    Construction Services

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  • Salary:

    £52.7k - 57.1k per year + package

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    3D Personnel

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    023 8040 6071

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    about 2 months ago

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Position: Senior Engineer

Location: Cork

Salary: €60,000/65,000

Senior Engineer required for a Tier 1 Main Building Contractor to work on a large building project in the Cork. The successful candidate will be strong technically and have a desire to progress into project management. Our client has a great reputation in the industry, really looks after their staff and supports their career development. 


  • Ensure that supervisors and operatives clearly understand the information provided. 
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with work colleagues and Design Teams.
  • Review detailed design, critique and communicate with designers 
  • Coordinate the development of design from designer’s details to approved workshop drawings or technical information from subcontractors.
  • Ensure work is carried out to the highest of quality standards 
  • Follow direction as part of a team and attend meetings as required.
  • Ensure setting-out information is relevant and available in a format that can be easily communicated 
  • Manage and lead a team of engineers and sub-contractors.
  • Reading & interpreting drawings for layouts, materials measure etc.
  • Management of subcontractors/general workforce on site.
  • Planning works in an efficient manner to ensure program targets are achieved.
  • Liaise with client’s representatives/Design Team members as appropriate.
  • Ordering and control of materials on site.
  • Maintaining the site records and records of discussions/meetings with designers and subcontractors.
  • Maximise profit through your day-to-day actions: good self-management, accuracy in own work, elimination of re-work and contractual awareness.


  • A 3rd level degree in Engineering or similar 
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience, at least 3 as a senior engineer or section manager on building projects
  • Experience working with a main building contractor in Ireland or the UK
  • Good understanding of Health, Safety and Environmental regulations
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project etc


  • €60k-€65k
  • Travel allowance / Company van 
  • Great benefits package
  • Strong opportunities to progress into project management