Senior Civil Engineer - Dublin Office

We are recruiting a Senior Civil Engineer for our Dublin office.

Qualifications

You will possess a degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent, have a minimum of 6 years post graduate experience and have attained Chartered Status with Engineers Ireland or equivalent.

Attributes

  • A sound understanding of engineering principles and a strong technical focus, ability to apply engineering principles and codes of practice to solve technical problems
  • Significant base of IT skills including MS Project, Word, Excel, Power Point, autoCAD and design software. Plus the ability to source and use new design software to benefit project work.
  • Independent judgement in the application of engineering science and knowledge including complex design, construction and management.
  • Leadership skills to plan, manage and direct human, material and financial resources required to solve complex problems in multi-disciplinary teams
  • High level of commercial understanding and application
  • Understanding of the Irish regulatory and policy issues
  • Implement full Project Delivery Process including GCC Contracts
  • A successful track record working closely in partnership with clients and contractors and other members of design teams.
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written
  • A positive, proactive approach with an ability to adapt to changing scenarios
  • Business Effectiveness – lead by example
  • Commitment to CPD and competence.
  • Commitment to the public interest in all aspects of your work including health, safety, risk, financial, commercial, legal, environmental, social, energy conservation and sustainability

Key Responsibilities & Activities

  • As a senior engineer you will be responsible for the technical, managerial and commercial aspects of your projects.  Your work will be carried out in accordance with the company ISO procedures.
  • Effective delivery of projects to include preparation of all contract documentation, project costing, budgeting, programming, attend / chair site meetings, measurement of work for payment purposes, manage contractual issues, site monitoring to ensure compliance / site supervision, contribute to the handover and take over of completed projects
  • Prepare risk assessments, health & safety plans
  • Check concept and technical correctness of work prepared by staff reporting to you.
  • Effective communication skills to facilitate written and verbal interaction with colleagues, team members, contractors and Clients
  • Demonstrate efficient work practices, avoiding abortive work, working within budget, tracking extra services and ensuring the effective use of resources
  • Preparation of fee proposals and submissions for approval (fees less than €40k). Attend interviews and give presentations.
  • Develop new Client relationships and manage established Client relationships
  • Develop the skills of staff that report to you through mentoring, delegation and training.
  • Attend Project Managers Meetings

Key Deliverables

  • Responsible for the technical, managerial and commercial aspects of significant projects from inception to handover. To include issuing of invoices, collection of fees and management of client satisfaction
  • Responsible for Contract procurement, administration and delivery
  • In depth technical knowledge across a range of disciplines
  • Clear, concise and user friendly written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrate efficient work practices, avoiding abortive work, working within budget, tracking extra services and ensuring the effective use of resources
  • Work closely in partnership with Clients, Contractors, other members of the design team and colleagues
  • Develop new Client relationships and manage established Client relationships
  • Ongoing commitment of CPD
  • Commitment to the public interest in all aspects of your work including health, safety, risk, financial, commercial, legal, environmental, social, energy conservation, sustainability 

Salary - Competitive

Additional benefits include: Paid Holidays, Canteen, Expenses, Mobile Phone, Flexitime

Send your CV together with a covering letter to vacancies@punchconsulting.com quoting ref. P-DSE

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