Design Engineer with Roads and Transportation Experience

Qualifications and Experience
The positions of Graduate and Design (Civil) Engineers will require candidates to hold a minimum Level 8 Honours Degree Qualification in Civil Engineering (a Level 9 Masters Degree would be an advantage) with a range of 1 to 5 years experience preferably in the area of building works but more particularly roads design and contract administration of the associated construction stages.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Preparation of tenders. 
  • Preparation and review of preliminary designs and reports using a variety of computer packages and subsequent preparation of detailed design drawings and specifications. Knowledge of AutoCad 2D and 3D will be a basic requirement.
  • Preparation of Preliminary and Contract Drawings using a range of packages such as AutoCAD 2D/3D, MX Roads  and ArcGIS.
  • Coordination and liaison with Clients and Regulatory Agencies
  • Procurement of Site Investigation, Civil Engineering Works and Roads Contracts including preparation of pricing schedules and Bills of Quantities.
  • Administration of the construction contracts to ensure that design requirements, project schedules and project budget are achieved.
Advantageous Skills and Experience 
  • Excellent written and verbal (English) communication. 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills together with Teamwork and Leadership.
  • Capacity to develop skills in the use of Building Information Modelling (such as AutoDesk REVIT), Microsoft Access and GIS software such as ArcGIS and MapInfo although not essential would be an advantage.
  • Experience with Software packages such as Microsoft Project and MicroDrainage would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of construction contracts including FIDIC and the GCCC Forms of Contract.

If you are interested in considering a career move, please feel to send your CV or contact Shane on  (085) 8717771 for a confidential discussion. Gaia Talent will not send any applicants CV’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. Gaia Talent has 30 years’ experience working in the recruitment industry within Ireland and Internationally. 

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