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Senior Engineer (Construction)




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Our client, a prominent construction contractor specializing in commercial, residential, and education buildings, is currently seeking a Senior Site Engineer to join their team. This position offers a salary range of 60,000 to 80,000 euro per year and involves working across various sites centrally located to Port Laois. The ideal candidate will have experience in site engineering and construction, with a strong ability to manage and oversee site activities.

Position Overview:
As a Senior Site Engineer, you will be responsible for providing technical support and expertise on construction sites. You will work closely with the project team to ensure that all site activities are carried out efficiently and according to specifications. This role requires strong leadership skills, attention to detail, and a thorough understanding of construction processes.

This is a permanent role, which will involve working for my client directly on a permanent basis, this is not an agency or short term role. I am assisting my client in finding suitable candidates to work for them directly.


- Conduct site surveys, set out, and establish benchmarks for construction activities.
- Oversee and manage site operations, including coordinating subcontractors, suppliers, and site personnel.
- Monitor and ensure compliance with project specifications, drawings, and quality standards.
- Provide technical guidance and support to the project team, including junior engineers and site staff.
- Review and interpret engineering drawings, plans, and specifications.
- Coordinate with the design team, contractors, and other stakeholders to resolve technical issues and ensure project success.
- Conduct regular site inspections to identify and address any potential issues or concerns.
- Manage and maintain accurate site records, including daily progress reports, site diaries, and as-built drawings.
- Implement and enforce health and safety policies and procedures on site.
- Liaise with project managers, clients, and consultants to provide updates on site progress and address any concerns or queries.


- Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related field.
- Minimum of five years of experience in site engineering within the construction industry.
- Strong knowledge of construction methods, materials, and techniques.
- Proficiency in setting out and surveying using modern survey equipment and software.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.
- Proven leadership abilities, with experience in managing site personnel and subcontractors.
- Ability to work independently and make sound decisions under pressure.
- Familiarity with relevant health and safety regulations and industry standards.
- Full driving license and willingness to travel between sites as required.


- Competitive salary range of 60,000 to 80,000 euro per year.
- Opportunity to work on diverse construction projects with a reputable contractor.
- Supportive work environment with opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
- Convenient central location in Port Laois with easy access to sites and amenities.

If you feel like you fit the above requirements and are currently seeking an exciting new challenge, please forward your CV for immediate consideration and confidential call back to discuss the role in more detail.

Your CV will never be sent to anybody without your permission.

Job Type:
Full-time, Permanent

€60,000.00-€80,000.00 per year


- Company events
- On-site parking
- Wellness program


- Day shift
- Monday to Friday

relevant: 5 years (preferred)

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