Elk Recruitment

Senior Site Engineer - Portlaoise

Role: Senior/Site Engineer

Location: Portlaoise

Salary: Negotiable DOE

Our client are currently seeking experienced and talented Senior and Site Engineers to join their high performing project teams.

REPORTING TO: Project Manager/Contracts Manager

Purpose of Role

Manage construction works on site to ensure that they are completed safely in line with the program & in accordance with the project drawings, specifications & Building Regulations.

Role Responsibilities

  • Assume day-to-day management of the site technical & engineering requirements (RFIs, Submittals, Shop Drawings, Design Team Workshops, etc.).

  • Ensure quality control measures on the site are implemented and are in line with the overall BCAR plan for the project.

  • Liaise with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors in the planning & construction of the project.

  • Support the Project Manager/Contracts Manager to ensure that works are completed as per programme, on budget to a high standard.

  • Identify any information gaps, develop solutions and rectify in conjunction with the project and design teams.

  • Maintain excellent relationships with the construction project team and subcontractors.

The Candidate

  • Third level qualification in Engineering or related discipline.

  • Knowledge of various types of construction and construction techniques.

  • Competent in all aspects of set out, survey & level, temporary works co-ordination.

  • Strong numeracy and report writing skills.

  • Ability to formulate plans and execute in line with budget and timeline.

  • Ability to make informed decisions & know when to escalate.

  • Computer literate and familiar with MS Project, (or similar scheduling package).


Our client offer a competitive remuneration package to include basic salary, bonus, pension and life assurance, healthcare, and a car allowance/company vehicle.

Due to the urgency of this vacancy, it is not possible for our client at this time to consider anyone without the appropriate work permits, visa or sponsorship's already in place.

Therefore, we are unable to consider candidates who do not have full authorisation to work in Ireland.

Applications submitted without the necessary visa in place will not be considered.

If the position above is of interest to you and you would like to know more, please call Gary today on 085 716 4363 in complete confidence.


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