Job Description

Setting Out Engineer

Longford, Co. Longford, Ireland
€30,000 - €60,000 per annum


Job Title: Setting Out Engineer


Location: Longford


About Us:

As industry-leading builders and contractors, our client has worked hard to establish a reputation for consistently and successfully delivering complex construction projects. With a rich history of successful ventures and a commitment to excellence, they are now seeking for a Setting out Engineer to join their team.


Roles and Responsibilities:


Setting Out:


  • Conduct site surveys and measurements to establish reference points and markers for construction work.
  • Interpret construction plans, blueprints, and specifications to accurately set out the project in accordance with design requirements.
  • Use a variety of surveying equipment and technology, such as total stations, GPS, and laser levels, to ensure precise measurements.
  • Mark out excavation, foundation, and structural elements, and verify their alignment and elevation.
  • Continuously monitor and adjust the setting out as construction progresses to maintain accuracy.


Quality Assurance:


  • Implement quality control measures to ensure that work is performed in accordance with design and safety standards.
  • Collaborate with project managers, architects, and contractors to address any discrepancies or design changes.
  • Conduct regular inspections of construction work to identify and rectify deviations from the project plan.
  • Maintain accurate records of all setting out and surveying activities, including as-built drawings and reports.


Team Collaboration:


  • Work closely with construction teams to provide guidance and support during the construction phase.
  • Communicate setting out information clearly to site personnel, ensuring alignment with project specifications.
  • Collaborate with subcontractors and vendors to coordinate surveying and setting out activities.
  • Provide technical advice and training to junior engineers and surveyors when necessary.




Education and Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related field.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license or equivalent certification is preferred.




  • Proven experience as a Setting Out Engineer in civil engineering or construction projects.
  • Proficiency in using surveying equipment and software, such as AutoCAD and Trimble.
  • Strong knowledge of construction processes, materials, and methods.
  • Familiarity with relevant safety regulations and quality standards.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities.
  • Attention to detail and precision in surveying and setting out tasks.

To Apply:


Please apply online or contact Nithin at ICDS.

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