Opportunities in Ireland – Calling all Construction Professionals – Main Contracting / Development / Housebuilding

Opportunities in Ireland – Main Contracting & Residential Development


CapEx Recruitment are a leading construction recruitment company primarily focused on servicing the Building and Civil Engineering sector in Ireland and also servicing the requirements of our clients who have moved into new territories in the UK & Europe.

We are currently representing construction companies based in Ireland ranging from the industry’s leading Tier 1 names undertaking projects values of €50-300m in addition to reputable Tier 2 Main Contractors and Residential Developers and Housebuilders.

We are currently recruiting from Director / Senior Management level through to mid-management and junior level including:


  • Operations Directors, Commercial Directors & Executive roles
  • Commercial / Estimating Managers
  • Contracts & Operations Managers
  • Project Managers & Construction Managers
  • Design Managers & Coordinators
  • Building Services Managers & Coordinators
  • Planning, Estimating & Pre-Construction staff (all levels)
  • Engineers all levels (Building / RC / Groundworks)
  • Site Managers & Forepersons
  • Safety, Quality & Environmental Managers & Advisors
  • Procurement and Construction Office Staff


CapEx are experiencing demand in Ireland across all sectors of the industry, with significant focus on the building and residential sectors in the greater Dublin region.  The Irish construction industry has experienced unprecedented growth in 2021 with sectors such as public and private residential development reinforced by the revised National Development Plan 2021-2030 as part of the overall Project Ireland 2040 strategy for growth and development throughout Ireland

Significant construction activity has now spread regionally to the western and southern parts of the country.  Activity in the commercial / office sector is strong in addition to significant growth also in hotel and student accommodation construction. The foreign direct investment has seen major projects outside the M50 ranging from data centers, biopharma and micro-processing markets.  The residential sector, both private and social housing are experienced unprecedented growth which is now in both central / urban city center developments and traditional housing in suburban areas and regionally.

CapEx are now undertaking a recruitment campaign on behalf of our clients to attract experienced construction professionals to the Irish market.  We are open to those from a development, main contracting or specialist contracting (RC frame / groundworks / facades or fit out) background.

We are also particularly interested in experienced construction professionals who have worked in the UK residential sector, either on urban apartment developments or high volume housing developments.

Whether you are a construction professional industry professional in the UK thinking of returning back to Ireland, or you are considering coming to Ireland for the first time we are interested in speaking to you.

Salaries are competitive for those with relevant UK / Irish industry experience and for those who are non EU / UK passport holders, there are revised 2021 critical skills occupation criteria to facilitate you working in Ireland also.

We are starting a continuous campaign in 2022 and interviewing initially through MS Teams / Zoom and will be doing face to face meetings in the UK once Covid-19 Travel Restrictions permit us to do so.


The Next Step

To register your interest, or for more information regarding this position or other opportunities, please contact Mike Lee in confidence


Phone:                 + 353 1 513 3301 (IRELAND) or 0203 137 8529 (UK)               

Email:                   mike@capexrecruitment.com


If this role isn’t right for you but you are interested in a confidential discussion about other opportunities, please feel free to contact me anytime to discuss.

As our office may not be reached in the normal way due to new COVID 19 work practices, please follow up directly and ensure you leave a voicemail if unable to reach the required person and we will endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible.

CapEx Recruitment having received your cv to a particular position, are making the reasonable assumption that you are actively seeking a new position, therefore as part of our normal recruitment service we will discuss other suitable opportunities with you. If you do not wish to be contacted about other opportunities please let us know so you can opt out at any point.  For further information please refer to the Privacy Notice on our website.



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    To register your interest, or for more information, please contact Mike Lee in confidence on 01-513 3301 or mike@capexrecruitment.com