Job Description

  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Cork
  • Date Posted: Posted 4 months ago

Senior Resident Engineer

ByrneLooby are looking to recruit a Civil Senior Resident Engineer.


    • Hold an honours degree (level 8 in the National Framework of Qualifications) or equivalent professional qualification in engineering;


    • Have at least 10 years Project relevant (i.e. Water/Wastewater Networks/Treatment or Water Conservation, including backyard services, where appropriate) post graduate experience on site, supervising Civil Engineering Works on water / wastewater engineering projects including experience in administering water services contracts using the Public Works & FIDIC Contracts. The candidate should have a good knowledge and awareness of Health & Safety legislation and regulations.


    • Prior to taking up the position the Senior Resident Engineer, as a minimum, shall possess the H&S training requirements.


    • The Senior Resident Engineer will report directly to the Employer’s Representative. He/she will have responsibility for the supervision & associated administration of all the construction works in the proposed projects.



The Senior Resident Engineer’s duties shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

    • To be responsible to Irish Water for ensuring that the works are carried out in accordance with the Contract documents.


    • To ensure that all materials used in the works are in accordance with the applicable specification


    • To report to the Local Authority Capital Office Project Manager, Employer’s Representative & Irish Water Capital Delivery on all matters pertaining to work on site.


    • To monitor and supervise compliance with the Contractor’s Safety and Health Plan.


    • To observe and implement all instructions issued by the Employer’s Representative and to issue instructions to the Contractor regarding compliance with the Works Requirements.


    • To keep a detailed contemporaneous works diary and comprehensive records of all site activities (including progress, labor, plant, usage, deliveries etc.) and to ensure that all matters having contractual implications are accurately recorded.


    • In consultation with the Local Authority Capital Office Project Manager, Employer’s Representative & Irish Water Capital Delivery to set out and coordinate the work of the other Site Supervisory staff.


    • To check and agree measurement of the work as the works progress.


    • To carry out baseline surveys prior to commencement of construction and to check the Contractor’s setting out during construction.


    • To assess and report to the Local Authority Capital Office Project Manager, Employer’s Representative & Irish Water Capital Delivery on the Contractor’s interim and final Payment Applications.


    • To report on contractual claims/disputes.


    • To monitor the preparation of “As Constructed” drawing as the works progress.


    • To liaise with local residents, landowners, statutory bodies, and the general public both in advance of and during the works.


    • To draft minutes of site meetings.


    • To monitor and direct the performance of the Contractor.


    • To manage contract completion and taking-over.


    • To monitor the performance of the Contractor in relation to Safety, Health and Welfare at Work requirements during construction and operation.


    • To undertake any additional duties as instructed by the Employers Representative.


    • To co-ordinate the programming of interfaces between different contracts or existing IW Assets.


    • To assess and progress archaeological monitoring to ensure that necessary works are programmed and carried out in advance to avoid delays to the work.


    • To ensure the Contractor complies with all statutory requirements regarding working on public roads and public areas, disposal of waste and liability to other statutory undertakers.


    • To ensure that the relevant Authorities and Utilities have been notified by the Contractor, in advance of any work which could affect their existing services. No excavation, cable or pipe connection should proceed without their knowledge and approval.


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