Senior Civil Technician

Dublin / Limerick / Cork / Galway

PUNCH Consulting Engineers have a vacancy for a Senior Civil Technician. This position is available at any of our four Irish offices, depending on the location of the successful candidate.

Qualifications

You will possess a Level 6 Higher Certificate in Civil Engineering or equivalent, have a minimum of 6 years post graduate experience and have attained Technician Membership status at Engineers Ireland or equivalent professional body.

Job Description

As a Senior Civil Technician you will develop not only your technical skills but also your management and commercial skills. You will receive on the job training and take part in the CPD programme that occurs during Office hours. It is also expected that you will undertake CPD out of office hours by the attendance on lectures, seminars etc + technical reading.

Attributes

  1. A sound understanding of engineering principles and a strong technical focus, ability to apply engineering principles and codes of practice to solve technical problems using a variety of civil and structural engineering materials.
  2. Significant base of IT skills in the relevant discipline:
 Civils
ProficiencyCivils 3D
AutoCAD
UnderstandingRevit
Fastrack
Arcady
Linsig
Autotrack
Causeway Flow
EPANET
MS Word
Excel
  1. Leadership skills to plan, manage and direct human resources required to solve complex problems in multi-disciplinary teams
  2. High level of commercial understanding and application
  3. A successful track record working closely in partnership with clients and contractors and other members of design teams.
  4. Strong communication skills both oral and written
  5. Appreciation of the full Project Delivery Process A positive, proactive approach with an ability to adapt to changing scenarios
  6. Business Effectiveness – lead by example
  7. Commitment to CPD and competence.
  8. 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

  1. As a senior technician you will be responsible for the technical and managerial delivery of drawings and schedules for projects.
  2. Your work will be carried out in accordance with the company ISO procedures.
  3. Effective delivery of projects
  4. Prepare risk assessments, health & safety plans
  5. Check concept and technical correctness of work prepared by other technicians
  6. Effective communication skills to facilitate written and verbal interaction with colleagues, team members, contractors and clients
  7. Demonstrate efficient work practices, avoiding abortive work, working within budget, tracking extra services and ensuring the effective use of resources
  8. Develop new Client relationships and manage established Client relationships
  9. Develop the skills of staff that report to you through mentoring, delegation and training.
  10. Ensure that quality of output is maintained at a high level
  11. Assist engineers in production of engineering drawings and schedules.
  12. Attendance at meetings

Key Deliverables

  1. Responsible for the technical and managerial aspects of significant projects from inception to handover.
  2. Technical knowledge across civil engineering discipline
  3. Clear, concise and user friendly written and verbal communication
  4. Demonstrate efficient work practices, avoiding abortive work, working within budget, tracking extra services and ensuring the effective use of resources
  5. Work closely in partnership with Clients, Contractors, other members of the design team and colleagues
  6. Manage established Client relationships
  7. Ongoing commitment of CPD with a minimum of 3 days relevant CPD per year (attained in and out of office hours).
  8. Commitment to the public interest in all aspects of your work including health, safety, risk, financial, commercial, legal, environmental, social, energy conservation, sustainability

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.

Please submit your CV by email to vacancies@punchconsulting.com quoting Ref. Senior Civil Technician

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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