Job Description

Senior Engineer

Co. Dublin, Ireland
Competitive salary
Ref: MW.0033.SSE.CH

Senior Engineer | South Dublin | Residential 

€Neg + Bonus + Benefits

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Senior Engineer to join a well-established, leading Irish Residential Developer for Projects in South Dublin.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of the management of Health and Safety on the project.
  • Review and comment on design drawings and raise RFIs as necessary.
  • Active participation in Design Team Meetings, ensuring constant review of design documents and close out of outstanding design issues.
  • Communicate content of approved technical submittals to trade and finishing team.
  • Understand target delivery programme, weekly reporting of same and active intervention to prevent programme delays.
  • Management and coordination of subcontractors and service providers to ensure testing and commissioning timelines are met.
  • Monitor and evaluate quality control of subcontractor work and suppliers.
  • Ensure works are executed in compliance with Building Regulations, design documents and all applicable standards.
  • Continuous inspection of works on site, recording, raising, and resolving issues in a timely manner.
  • Champion the internal quality management system and utilization across the team.
  • Ensure Quality assurance policies are followed and take the lead on technical submittals/ benchmarks / inspection management.
  • Champion DMS (zutec) implementation and BCAR compliance.
  • Control the benchmarking process.
  • Participate in Scaffold Inspections when directed by Site Manager.
  • Coordination of site drawings, ensuring site records and quality assurance documentation are updated and maintained.
  • Managing specific works packages defined by the Project Manager/Site Manager including: Advising on the content of tender packs; Understanding scope of contracted works; Establishing and monitoring subcontractor programmes; Timely ordering of materials where appropriate; and co-ordination of trades and resolution of roadblocks.
  • Maintain strong relationships with subcontractors to deliver the desired outputs on time and on budget, with high attention to quality and detail.
  • Lead implementation of Temporary Works Management on the project.
  • Ownership and management of third-party stakeholders including Irish Water, ESB and local authorities.
  • Drive efficiencies through value engineering solutions by challenging design.
  • Identify key stakeholders and support the PM with early engagement and relationship building and management.
  • Manage direct reports and engineering team, and provide leadership, coaching and mentoring as required. Plan and monitor development plans for direct reports.
  • Chairing site and construction team meetings.
  • Instill a best-in-class customer service and experience for all stakeholders and be a strong advocate for the Company brand.


  • Minimum of 5 years work experience
  • HETAC Level 8 Engineering qualification
  • An ability to achieve demanding time and quality targets.
  • To have good spoken and written communication skills
  • To be methodical, pay attention to detail and be accurate
  • To be good at working with people at all levels and willing to work in a team.
  • To be self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative
  • To be able to co-ordinate a number of different projects at the same time.
  • To be willing to accept responsibility for completing designated tasks.

If you are interested in this role, reach out to Matthew at

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