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Senior Project Engineer (Highways & Transportation)

  • Salary

    €60,000 to €85,000
  • Education level

    Bachelor's degree

Our client is seeking a Highways & Transportation Project Engineer with 6+ years of relevant planning and design experience. You will join our busy Highways and Transportation team based in our Dublin office. We are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic, hardworking individual who is flexible, takes responsibility, and works well as part of a team.

In this role, you will be involved in pioneering, preliminary, and detailed design services, as well as coordination with other disciplines. You will also be responsible for preparing contract documentation, contract administration, and construction supervision. Additionally, there will be opportunities to deputize as a project manager, which includes tasks such as resource planning, design team leadership, technical reviewing, and financial management of projects.

Desirable Skills/Attributes:

  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in a consultancy environment.

  • Chartered or close to achieving Chartership.

  • Design team leadership and project management support.

  • Experience working on a broad range of projects, including active travel, urban and rural road schemes, public realm, and pavement rehabilitation for public and private sector clients.

  • Proficient in relevant software such as AutoCAD, Excel, Word, and Project.

  • Knowledge of relevant design standards, including a detailed understanding of TII Technical Standards, DMURS, National Cycle Manual, etc., and the ability to apply them to practical designs.

  • Experience in designing national and non-national road schemes in Ireland or equivalent.

  • Experience in the development of road schemes, including feasibility studies, preliminary design, planning, detailed design, tender document preparation, and contract administration.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

  • Ability to work effectively within a team and independently to achieve project goals.

  • Full driving license.

Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Flexible approach with the ability to multitask and prioritize when necessary.

  • Positive outlook and approachable manner.

  • Self-motivated, able to work well as part of a team or independently when required.

About the client and benefits:

At our client, they prioritize Environment, Sustainability, and Health & Safety in their business strategy. They possess significant knowledge, skills, and experience to benefit our clients. They build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas. Together with their clients, they are constantly striving to find better ways to accomplish our goals. They are a certified CPD Accredited employer with Engineers Ireland, and we were named Engineers Ireland CPD Employer of the Year in 2021.

They are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where everyone can be themselves, thrive, and develop. From day one, they offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, they value applications from all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities.

Feel free to apply through Gaia’s website or reach out directly to [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you!