Civil Engineer (3-5 yrs exp) – Major Civil Engineering Project in Co Clare

CapEx Recruitment have been retained by a major company operating in Ireland and throughout the UK and Europe.  The company is involved in Energy and Infrastructure projects and is seeking to strengthen is team by making a number of appointments for a major project in Co Clare which is four years duration on a single site and a challenging / interesting project to be associated with.


Job Description:                            Site Engineer x 2 

Location:                                           Project Based in Co Clare

Salary:                                              €50-60k guide

Other Benefits:

Car Allowance                                    Negotiable DOE

Pension.                                              1.5 individual contribution, up to 9%

Paid holidays                                      21 days + statutory holidays

Private Health Care                          Individual – VHI

Insurance Cover                                X 4 base salary

Long term illness cover                    Yes

Educational support                         Payment for course, exam and study support

Tax saver schemes                            Bike to work etc.



Site Engineer x 2

Based on a major Civil Engineering project in Co Clare, you will be responsible for overseeing a section of the works which will be either earthworks, temporary works and piling, ground dewatering and environmental monitoring or structures / rc and structural works.

This role will involve a combination of office and site based engineering activities, where you will be expected to produce reports, Risk Assessments & Method Statements while also ensuring that work packages are being executed as planned.  This will be a Project Engineer role overseeing works packages, rather than self performing civils, therefore setting out works not part of the role, only 3rd party checking.

You will monitor the progress and the quality of construction work and will make sure that the works are executed in a timely manner and in conformance with the relevant design and appropriate contract.

Job Description:

  • Maintain daily site records of plant, labour and production
  • Physical presence required at work fronts
  • Support the Project Manager in completing the list of outstanding issues.
  • Ensure RAMS & ITPs are completed in conjunction with progression of works
  • Ensure NCRs and defects are actioned and closed out to the satisfaction of the company.
  • Regular liaison with Project Manager to ensure that subcontractor / package contractor works are delivered.
  • Consult where appropriate Health & Safety to ensure that all safety standards are followed.
  • Monitor sub-contractors / works contractors safety standards and ensure that they comply with standards.


Required Skills:

  • Third level qualification in Civil Engineering or Construction, plus significant and relevant experience.
  • 5 to years experience in Construction of large scale technical investment projects of a Civil Engineering or heavy Construction nature or similar works on a Pharmaceutical site.
  • Project planning experience is essential.
  • In-depth knowledge of Construction regulations.
  • Thorough knowledge and relevant experience in the civil/construction industry and project engineering.
  • Proficient at preparing reports
  • Good verbal and written communication skills


The Rewards

The company has an excellent range of benefits to provide colleagues with the additional support and flexibility to enable a truly enjoyable work life balance.

Overall benefits:

Our broad range of attractive benefits enable our colleagues to enjoy life at any stage while growing a career path, with benefits such as:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Very attractive pension scheme
  • Paid Private Healthcare
  • Paid family leave
  • Increasing Annual leave with service
  • Paid Educational, study and exam leave to support further learnings
  • Long service rewards
  • Employee saver scheme
  • Tax saver and Cycle to work scheme
  • Death in Service Insurance provided
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Supporting your work life balance
  • Flexibility of working hours
  • Physical and mental wellness e.g. Fresh fruit, running and sports clubs, social events


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 (0)1 513 3301

Mobile:                +353 (0)86 827 5043



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