Senior Site Engineer

Site Engineer

Ref: 274Monday 10 May 2021

€65,000 - €75,000 plus benefits

We have a new opportunity for a Senior Site Engineer to work with a leading building contractor on a new multi-story residential project in Co Wicklow.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility to ensure that all works are carried out to the highest Health and Safety standards.
  • Ensure the site team 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 to ensure adequate design is available for construction.
  • 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 and implement quality control procedures and project-specific procedures.
  • 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 on site.
  • Manage and lead a team of site engineers.
  • Reading & interpreting drawings for layouts, materials measure, etc.
  • Management of subcontractors and the general workforce.
  • Planning works in an efficient manner to ensure program targets are achieved.
  • Liaise with client’s representatives and Design Team members as appropriate.
  • Ordering and control of materials on site.
  • Maintaining 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 third level degree in Engineering
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Site Engineer
  • Good understanding of Health, Safety and Environmental regulations
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project etc.
  • Proactive and driven person with a strong desire to make progress backed by a strong level of construction knowledge.

This is a permanent role offering a very attractive salary and benefits package, which will include a car, van or travel allowance and opportunities for career development.

For further information on this role or to discuss any of our other roles please call +353 (0) 1 910 4044.