Senior Engineer (Main Contractor) – Co Kildare

Salary: €50,000-€55,000 (SBOE)

About the role:
Our client, a well established main contractor with projects nationwideis looking to add a Senior Engineer to their team in County Kildare. The company in question has previous experience of delivering projects which can range in value from €20m – €100m and are seeking an experienced engineer preferably with residential site experience. This role is permanent and would suit an engineer who is looking for progression in their career.

project engineerResponsibilities:

  • Setting out, levelling and surveying the site.
  • Checking plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations.
  • Ensuring that all materials used and work performed are as per specifications.
  • Managing, monitoring and interpreting the contract design documents supplied by the client or architect.
  • Overseeing quality control and health and safety matters on site.
  • Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.


  • Degree in Engineering/Construction related discipline is essential
  • 3+ years previous experience is required
  • Residential project experience beneficial
  • Knowledgeable and confident in dealing with clients and other project teams
  • Excellent programming and reporting skills
  • Management of the safety, program, temp works, quality and budget on the site
  • Highly computer literate in relevant tools, including MS Office, project programming and analysis tools
  • Good communication skills
  • Previous experience on healthcare, commercial or residential projects would be advantageous but not essential