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Senior Engineer | Dublin

Senior Engineer | Dublin

  • Tier 1 Main Contractor
  • Turnover in excess of €250 Million
  • Dublin based role
  • Prestigious projects in the Pharmaceutical, Data-Center, Residential, Commercial, Mixed-Use sectors.

WG Reach’s client is a leading Tier 1 main contractor with an annual turnover in excess of €250 Million. Presently we are recruiting for Senior Engineers to be based in the Dublin area. As a Senior Engineer you will receive backing from management for career development as the company seeks to look for the leaders of tomorrow. Become a Senior Engineer with a building contractor with an outstanding reputation in the market on large scale construction projects.

Senior Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Managing a team of Engineers.
  • Ensuring all contractors on site is working to the latest set of construction drawings / details.
  • As a Senior Engineer you will be liaising with the local authority, clients and their representatives (where appropriate to the project) to ensure compliance with local construction regulations and by-laws & setting coordinates.
  • Maintaining the drawing register, stamp drawings “received” and filing superseded drawings.
  • Ensuring that the drawing rack is up-to-date with the latest drawing.
  • Ensuring drawing rack is labelled correctly & precisely for ease of use by other members of the site team.
  • Check, understand and interpret specifications and drawings. Inform site management of potential issues that could affect sequencing of works, and timely procurement of isolate elements.
  • Checking plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations
  • Raise RFI’s if information is not clear on drawing and chase for response.
  • Maintain RFI register, and update for every progress meeting / Design Team Meeting.
  • Liaise with QS when raising RFI’s to ensure maximum scope
  • Resolve discrepancies identified on drawings and specifications.
  • Monitor quality of workmanship & materials,
  • Prepare and review pre –pour sheets for all elements of work.
  • The Senior Engineer will attach post pour sheet & pre pour and file as per BCAR requirements. Ensure sufficient progress photos are taken and filed correctly.
  • Quality – ensure all testing of materials – blocks, hardcore, CBR’s etc… are carried out as per HHP / MCOH specification, and results are issued in a timely manner.
  • Issuing NCR to contractors during works / when work completed on site is not to specification or tolerance.
  • Close out NCR’s with contractors and inform QS of delays or costs incurred
  • Keep a daily of all relevant events.
  • Maintain as built drawings, liaising with site management to meet project deadlines.
  • Ordering materials for external works, labour only contractors – ensuring there is sufficient orders place in adequate time to avoid delays on site.
  • the Senior Engineer will be coordinating external works and liaising with PM / SM to ensure there is no delays caused due to coordinating external works and internal works.
  • Where possible maximizing plant and materials between both external & internal works. I.e. crane, concrete etc.
  • Issue the relevant permits along with SM for hot works, excavations, etc.


Required Experience:

  • 3rd level Qualification in Engineering or Construction Management
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Building Projects working for recognised contractors
  • Strong operational skills and an attention to detail, and experience of the design build process
  • Familiar with MS Office applications such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
  • Strong customers focus skills and attitude.
  • Strong and effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical thinker with demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Previous people management experience required.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks at a high level of quality
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within a strict deadline environment


For more information on this Senior Engineer opportunity or other Construction Opportunities, feel free to apply in confidence or speak to Alan Mooney at WG Reach on +353 (0) 963 0142 / +353 (0)87 700 7257

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