Job Description

Civil/Drainage Engineer

Wexford, Ireland
Competitive salary
Ref: jb.deng.wex.wk33

Civil/Drainage Engineer



Civil /Drainage Engineer with previous Civil Projects experience, in particular roads and motorway projects. 

This role will be based in Wexford.

Reporting to the Project Manager, the candidate be responsible for the supervision of the quality assurance and control of pavement, roadworks and finishing works.


  • Design review of submissions for pavement, road furniture and markings and finishing’s to ensure it complies with the contract requirements
  • Prepare method statements, inspection and test plans and risk assessments;
  • Responsible for the technical development of staff members;
  • Review quality of work on all ongoing works;
  • Ensure compliance with standards and specifications for pavement design and workmanship;
  • Supervision of CBGM and asphalt pavement construction;
  • Monitors work on an ongoing basis to ensure accurate testing;
  • Review and advise the design team of any modifications needed to the detailed road designs;
  • Propose cost effective and innovative solutions to the problems in road/pavement, roadworks and finishing works;
  • Prepare estimates and participate in tender reviews as required;
  • Manage and price contract variations (continuing variations and improvement works);

Prepare and issue price enquiries;

  • Prepare scoping documentation, seek suppliers / subcontractors, obtain quotations, undertake the technical evaluation, and make recommendations for the procurement of materials and services;
  • Communicate with, and attend project progress meetings with the internal site team and clients;
  • Liaise with the Construction Manager, client and supplier on technical matters as required;
  • Provide technical advice and assistance to Site Management and other personnel as required;
  • Coordination and Supervision of Site Engineers;
  • Provide Support to foremen and supervisors;
  • Identify contract variations and prepare documentation to the client;
  • Prepare programme status reports as necessary;
  • Manage project cost control and reporting;
  • In conjunction with the Project Planner, prepare and maintain construction and maintenance programmes including:
  • Resourcing, timing and cash flows
  • Co-ordination of inter-related activities
  • Co-ordination of subcontractors


  • Assist the site management, as necessary, to purchase materials and services in accordance with approved procedures;
  • Provides clear leadership and direction and promotes and fosters a team culture;
  • Provides regular performance feedback to direct reports and completes annual Performance Appraisals; and
  • Provides coaching, mentoring and development opportunities for direct reports and builds the capability of business unit personnel.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and willingness to work weekends and night shifts to meet project requirements;


Job Requirements

  • Degree in Civil Engineering, or Geotechnical engineering or related Engineering field.
  • Minimum 5 years Civil Engineering and or Pavement/Concrete or Asphalt Construction Industry experience.
  • Familiarity with specification for highway works and contract document preparation
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of software;
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills;
  • The ability to lead, manage and proactively participate in project teams;
  • Hold a valid Driver’s License.

 To register your interest please send CV to or call +353 (0)1 632 1200 for more.



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