Design Engineer (Civils)

Dublin / Cork / Limerick / Galway

At PUNCH, we are looking for a Design Engineer to work with our Civils team. This position is available at any of our four offices, depending on the location of the successful candidate.

Job Description:

As a civil engineer you will be working as part of a team on the design of drainage, water and roads for a range of major projects. Your work will be carried out in accordance with the company ISO procedures.

Candidate Specification:

  • Honours degree in Civil/Structural Engineering.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a design office environment.
  • It is a preference that candidates would have some experience/familiarity of working with the Civils 3D package.
  • An excellent understanding of the engineering principles behind drainage, roads and water system design.
  • Experience in compiling engineering planning documentation for major projects.
  • Experience of producing Flood Risk Assessments.
  • Familiarity with DMURS.
  • Traffic analysis experience is beneficial.
  • IT skills – including MS Word, Excel, basic AutoCAD skills + company design software packages including Causeway Flow, MicroDrainage, TRICs, Tuflow, HEC-RAS, EPANet.
  • The ability to identify and apply appropriate scientific methods to solve engineering problems plus knowledge of the limitations of established best practice as defined by Standards and Codes
  • Plan and manage the use of human and physical resources for your projects
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written
  • Understanding of the Irish regulatory and policy issues
  • Appreciation of the full Project Delivery Process including GCCC Contracts
  • Knowledge of costing and options appraisal
  • Knowledge and understanding of how projects are financed and how funds are obtained and managed
  • Commitment to CPD and competence.
  • A proactive approach with an ability to adapt to changing scenarios.

A comprehensive remuneration package is on offer for the successful candidate which includes competitive salary in line with experience, company pension and a commitment to ongoing training and development. PUNCH Consulting Engineers are a highly progressive Engineering consultancy dedicated to continuous investment in technology, a company where staff are given maximum opportunity to utilise their academic qualifications and professional skillset in a collaborative and innovative working environment.

Send your CV together with a covering letter to quoting ref. P-DEC

Why Work At PUNCH:

In simple terms, at PUNCH it is our aim to:

  • Develop employees to achieve maximum effectiveness in their current role
  • Develop a flexible and multi-skilled workforce capable of rapid response to changing business needs
  • Develop, motivate and retain our employees
  • Provide skills for future innovations within PUNCH
  • Maximise the knowledge and experience within our organisation and ensure that this knowledge is captured, updated and disseminated effectively
  • Provide equal training opportunities for any staff with disabilities

We strongly encourage our staff to develop and achieve their career aspirations. We are accredited by Engineers Ireland for their CPD programme and work with our staff to progress through the various levels in the relevant Institutions.

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