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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

  • Salary

    Comprehensive Package and Benefits
  • Education level

    Bachelor's Degree

One of Ireland’s largest Irish owned consultants is looking to recruit a Senior Project Geotechnical Design Engineer.

Your benefits package will also include the following:

• Medical Benefit – €600 per annum, €1,200 per annum if employee has dependents

• Death & Disability Cover – Four times the annual salary from first day of employment (€1,224)

• Pension – Eligible to join the company pension scheme following successful completion of six months probationary period (€3,400)

• Professional Memberships – will pay subscriptions for 2 professional memberships

• CPD Days – 5 CPD days per year

• Annual Leave – 22 Days annual leave increasing to a maximum of 27 with varying levels of service (5, 7 and 10 years)

• Company Days – 2 Additional Company Days (Good Friday and Christmas Eve)

• Early Friday finish (5.5 hour working day)

The post will suit candidates with a Civil Engineering or Geology Degree and a Masters in Geotechnical Engineering keen to apply their professional skills and gain experience in a busy and dynamic civil, structural, geotechnical and environmental engineering practice.


  • Geotechnical engineering design including roads, highways, active travel and greenways, earthworks, slope stability, retaining structures and structural foundations
  • Peat assessment and stability
  • Planning and managing CAD documentation, working closely with CAD Technicians
  • Working closely with other Engineers and Graduates
  • Attend onsite meetings with the client and other professionals
  • Ensure projects are delivered to the timescales, quality and costs agreed with the client
  • Ensure compliance with our Quality Assurance and Management Systems Environmental Management Plans
  • Ensure compliance with the relevant Health and Safety legislation
  • Skills / Qualifications

    • Degree in Civil Engineering or Geology with a Masters in Geotechnical Engineering
    • 5 years in post graduate experience in Geotechnical Engineering
    • Working towards Chartered Engineer status
    • Experienced in the geotechnical design of Infrastructure projects
    • Familiar with AutoCAD
    • Working knowledge of geotechnical design software
    • Experience working in a Consulting Engineering firm or similar company
    • Excellent communication, management, analytical and organisational skills required
    • Experience working and coordinating with technical specialists and engineers
    • Efficient work methods, functioning both as part of team and on own initiative
    • Experience organising and delivering complex tasks involving multiple parties within a short timeframe
    • The ability to adopt and work to new procedures and systems quickly
    • Must be prepared to travel to site visits and client meetings
    • Full Driving licence