Senior Engineer/Project Manager – Civil Design build Water

Location Galway
Discipline: Construction & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Brian Doyle

Contact email:
Job ref: 32535
Published: about 1 month ago

Elite Talent Hub LTD is a specialist in permanent staffing solutions for clients nationwide.

Our client is a leading engineering consultancy with a strong reputation for delivering high-quality engineering solutions.


Duties and Responsibilities:

As a key member of a team within the CDBW department of our clients comapny, the Senior Engineer will have the opportunity to manage and deliver key water and wastewater capital infrastructure projects for a range of clients and to oversee the full project lifecycle including planning, design, procurement, administration and handover stages. The candidate will gain exposure to a wide range of innovative and challenging projects which will typically involve water/wastewater treatment processes, distribution networks and associated pumping stations.

Some of the key duties of the role are as follows:

  • Development of preliminary designs and feasibility studies at concept design stage.
  • Preparation of route and site selection reports.
  • Development of design drawings, technical reports and calculations.
  • Preparation of contract documents and specifications for project delivery,
  • Liaison with the Client throughout all stages of the project ensuring design and contract outputs are delivered on time to a high quality.
  • Management of a team of Graduate, Design and Project Engineers in the delivery of the above project outputs.
  • Mentoring and developing project teams, including junior engineers and support staff, providing technical expertise and guidance.
  • Coordination of a multidisciplinary team within our clients company ensuring delivery of environmental, planning, hydrogeological and structural inputs to the design.
  • Procurement of Site Investigation and Building and Civil Engineering Contracts and
  • where appropriate the preparation of pricing schedules and Bills of Quantities.
  • Construction stage inspections and preparation of associated reports.
  • Identifying and mitigating project risks, and implementing effective risk management strategies.
  • Developing effective communication and collaboration within our clients teams and with key Clients.
  • Administration of the construction contracts to ensure that design requirements,
  • project schedules and project budget are achieved.
  • Develop and maintain client relationships.
  • Keep up to date with industry development, innovations and the technology utilised
  • by consulting engineering professionals.
  • Compliance with and further development of the company’s quality assurance
  • procedures and plans.


The Skills Required of a Senior Engineer:

  • 7 10 years experience in a similar role.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in delivering projects in the water/wastewater industry in Ireland.
  • Minimum of a Level 8 Honours Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field.
  • Excellent written and verbal (English) communication and interpersonal
  • communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of water/wastewater engineering standards
  • Working knowledge of relevant software packages such as Microsoft Project.
  • Strong working knowledge of construction contracts such as FIDIC.
  • Proven ability to manage teams, to deliver complex projects and to build client relationships.



Very attractive benefits package on offer.