Project Engineer (Water / Wastewater)

Our client is a leading turnkey contractor providing design, construction and operation and maintenance services to both public and private sector clients in the water and wastewater treatment sector.


They have an immediate requirement for experienced Project Engineers to join their contracting department to work on a number of major municipal and industrial design-build projects. Reporting to the Design-Build Manager the position will be based in their offices in West Dublin with the requirement to visit client sites around Ireland.


Key Responsibilities and Duties


·        Ensure thorough knowledge and understanding of project deliverables and contractual requirements.

·        Report to and communicate with the Project Manager throughout project execution and take ownership of delegated task and duties.

·        Engage with our design and drawing departments in the preparation and submission of design submissions to the client.

·        Engage with suppliers and subcontractors in meeting project procurement requirements.

·        Support the Project Manager in the management and monitoring of project delivery within defined budget and programme requirements.

·        Anticipate and manage project risks and opportunities.

·        Management of site activities carried out by our client and their subcontractors including planning, installation, commissioning, performance validation and handover to client as well as co-ordination with other contractors working on the site.

·        Ensure that all design, construction and installation activities are carried out in accordance with company safety, health, environmental and quality policies and procedures and in a manner which supports the objectives of our Never Harm Culture and Engagement Programme.

·        Take a leadership role in managing health and safety on site including day to day management, co-ordination and reporting as well as liaising with the SHESQ Manager.

·        Maintain an up to date understanding of all company policies and procedures and participate in external audits as required for ISO accreditation.

·        Maintain a working environment, which is supportive and respectful of other employees.


Essential Attributes


·        B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent third level qualification.

·        Minimum of 3 years’ experience in project management of multi-disciplinary MEICA teams in a similar working environment, preferably in the design, construction and commissioning of water and wastewater treatment facilities.

·        Practical experience of managing and co-ordinating teams working in a construction site environment and comprehensive understanding of relevant health and safety regulations.

·        Ability to motivate others and to delegate and monitor activities where appropriate.

·        Ability to work on own initiative and to prioritise and plan workload efficiently as well as to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

·        Excellent communication skills.

·        Strong IT skills.

·        Non-EU citizens must hold a valid work permit entitling them to take up full time employment within the EU.


Desirable Attributes


·        Direct experience of water and wastewater treatment design-build project.

·        Post-graduate qualification in a relevant discipline, e.g. water and wastewater treatment, project management, etc.

·        IOSH Managing Safely in Construction qualified.

·        IOSH Project Supervisor Construction Stage (PSCS) qualified.

·        IOSH Project Supervisor Design Process (PSDP) qualified.


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