Senior Design Engineer – 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:                             Senior Design Engineer

Location:                                           Project Based in Co Clare

Salary:                                               €80-90k guide

Other Benefits:

Car Allowance                                    Car Allowance

Pension.                                              1.5 individual contribution, up to 9%

Paid holidays                                      21 days + stats

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.


Senior Design Engineer

This role will involve the Management, Review and Co-ordination of design packages from Consulting Engineers and Works Package Contractors in order to deliver a thoroughly robust and safe design for execution of the works.

This role will involve a combination of office and site based engineering activities, where you will be expected to carry out the level of Co-ordination referenced above at design stage and continue the inspection, review and Co ordination during the construction phase to ensure the works are being executed in accordance with the design and works planning.


Job Description:

  • Implementing design review, making and recording changes to designs and disseminating those changes to the relevant parties.
  • Physical presence required at work fronts to review the implementation of designs and seek efficiencies and improvements of the design delivery.
  • Support the Project Manager to achieve the contract program
  • 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 and the client
  • Regular liaison with Project Manager to ensure that subcontractor works are delivered
  • Consult where appropriate with the company Health & Safety Manager to ensure that all safety standards are followed.
  • Monitor sub-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.
  • 10 years’ experience of Engineering Design Co-Ordination of large scale technical investment projects of a Civil Engineering or heavy Construction nature or similar works on a Pharmaceutical site.
  • In-depth knowledge of Construction regulations.
  • Experience of Temporary works Design process is an advantage
  • Thorough knowledge and relevant experience in the civil/construction industry and project engineering.
  • Proficient at preparing reports
  • Specialist knowledge in their expert domain
  • Thorough knowledge (legal, technical, functional) of Construction management.
  • Good verbal / written communication skills


The Rewards

Broad range of attractive benefits enable 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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