Structural Project Engineer – Building & Infrastructure

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

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Job ref: 32540
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. Our client is currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Structural Project Engineer to join their dynamic team as a project-level engineer, in any of their offices across Ireland Limerick, Sligo, Dublin, Galway, Castlebar.

You will be working on a variety of projects across the built environment, from residential, commercial, educational, and healthcare buildings to water retaining and wind farm infrastructure.


Core Competency:

  • Degree Level 8 in Civil Engineering or higher, preferably with a focus on Structural Engineering in the syllabus.
  • Chartered Engineer.
  • Between 8 and 12 years of relevant experience.


Duties and Responsibilities:

As a Project Engineer with our client, you will play a vital role in the successful execution of projects. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting in the preparation of tender documents and tender assessments.
  • Tendering site investigation works.
  • An excellent understanding of Eurocodes and an ability to carry out Designs in accordance with Eurocodes for steel, timber, concrete, and masonry, including overseeing design tasks delegated to design engineers and graduate engineers.
  • Handling more complex designs such as deep foundations, transfer structures, torsional beams, and flat slabs.
  • Preparing calculation packages for hand-based and computer-based designs and checking calculations carried out by design engineers and graduate engineers.
  • Preparation of specification documents.
  • With the assistance of senior staff, develop a project from scheme design stage to completion including liaison with other design team members and the client.
  • Ability to work of a variety of project in parallel.
  • Assist Senior engineer in delivering project tasks to agreed schedules and project milestones.
  • Overseeing the preparation of technical reports and collaborating with other disciplines and stakeholders.
  • Supervising the development of drawings, reviewing Navisworks and Revit models, and coordinating with other disciplines.
  • Effective communication with other members of the design team.
  • Following our clients quality management procedures, including timesheet management and mentoring junior team members in QMS procedures.
  • Adhering to our clients Safety Manual.
  • Preparation of designer assessment of risk forms and liaising with the PSDP.
  • Conducting site inspections, preparing BCAR reports, and assisting in ancillary certificate preparations.


Key Skills:

Our client is looking for candidates with the following key skills:

  • Excellent understanding of the basics of mechanics and a strong grasp of complex structural design principles. Able to assist both graduate and design engineers in their understanding of mechanics.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage delegated tasks to ensure timely delivery. Proficient in delegating and monitoring tasks for junior team members.
  • Ability to keep track of deadlines and project milestones.
  • Assist with project financial management, including WBS, invoicing and periodic reviews. Understands fee proposals and project scopes.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, especially Word and Excel.
  • Strong ability to use finite element packages such as Autodesk Robot, Tekla Structural Designer, CADS A3D, and other standalone design packages, including CADS Masonry panel designer and Tedds Designs.



Very attractive benefits package on offer.