Setting Out Engineer

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Working in Dublin region, for this leading Construction Contractor, majoring on civil engineering and operating across the UK and Ireland. They have balanced portfolio across civil and structural projects and cover commercial, residential, infrastructure, utilities and specialist jobs including demolition, asbestos removal & waste management. They have an impressive order book with varied projects from £1M – £20M+. Culture wise they care about employees and are passionate about delivering quality projects and client satisfaction.

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The job as Setting Out Engineer as part of the experienced site management team delivering on a traditional build terraced housing and apartment scheme within central Dublin. This is a live project, set to run until July 2021.

This is a fixed-term contract with the possibility for extension/permanent employment.

The Project: A large scale multi-contract social housing scheme (2/3 story Houses & 4 Storey Apartments) from foundations through construction and handover.

The role includes managing parts of the construction project, providing expert technical advice and using developed skills in interpreting engineering information and surveying/setting out. More specifically:

  • Setting Out/Dimensional Control (groundworks & structural) inc. use of GPS, total station & automatic levels
  • Workforce engagement with the site team inc. subcontractor supervision
  • Procurement, monitoring and recording of materials, plant and logistics
  • Implementing QA procedures including M&E sign off, drainage testing, concrete pre/post pour checks & compiling subcontractor snag lists
  • Record keeping and reporting inc. compiling information for O&M manuals, as-built drawings
  • Health & Safety, Environment and Sustainability, inc. acceptable practice (CDMs & RAMS) and behaviours
  • Keeping to programme, scope of works.

This is a site-based job, 7.30 am to 5.30 pm Monday to Friday.

You will have

As Setting Out Engineer, you will have Ste Manager/Engineer experience in civils/structures ideally within general/civils contractor and including residential/housing projects.

  • An Honours or Masters degree in Civil or Structural Engineering, accredited by the ICE (preferred)
  • (or) BTEC level 4/ HNC in Civil Engineering as a minimum; other Built environment degrees or Level 4/5 qualifications will be considered

You will get

  • Direct fixed term contract at a solid salary equivalent of E 40K-50K+ EURO Neg + benefits
  • 25 days holiday per annum + Bank Holidays
  • You will enjoy the kudos and credibility of working for a civil construction market leader.
  • Ongoing training & development, and opportunities for promotion & progression.

You can apply

To the Setting Out Engineer job by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), by sending CV in confidence to, or give me a call at 01275 331307.


6 April 2021
Site Engineer
Ireland, Dublin

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