Job Description

  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Meath
  • Date Posted: Posted 1 week ago
  • Salary:DOE

Site Engineer – Kildare/Meath

Building Staff Solutions (BSS) are seeking applications for site-based project engineers with varying levels of experience in Meath. Our client is one Ireland’s most successful Building and Civil Engineering Contractors with a long history of completing projects on time, within budget and to the highest standards.


Your Responsibilities

Read and understand the Company’s Safety Statement and ensure that it is brought to the notice of any employee under your control,
Ensure that information effecting the health and safety of any person on a proposed site is brought to the attention of the Regional Director/Project Manager/Site Agent in particular (but not limited to);
Underground services
Ground conditions affecting the stability of excavations or safety or operatives (soil, water table, toxic substances, gases, etc.),
Report to Site Manager any unsafe situation observed whilst on site,
Carry out your own work in a safe manner, take precautions when working on or near public roads or water, wear any necessary protective clothing or equipment,
Ensure that records are maintained of any underground services laid on site and that, wherever possible, these are defined by marker posts and signs during the construction period,
Ensure that any design calculations/temporary works certificates for bespoke scaffolds, falsework, etc. are independently checked,
Should the Project Manager/Site Agent be absent for any reason the Site Engineer will assume this temporary role with regard to Health and Safety and Environmental Issues should they arise.
Need to be familiar with the companies HSQE management systems,
Need to be familiar with current statutory requirement in relation to HSE Legislation or at a minimum need to know where to go to get the correct information,
Need to be familiar with the Form of Contract on the Project and the implications that any variation or change orders will have on the program and costs,
Need to be familiar with the program and what implication any overrun will have in relation to costs and manpower,
Check/understand Specifications, Drawings and other Contract Documents,
Setting out, levelling and surveying the site in accordance with the Drawings and Specification,
Preparing Labour, Plant & Material Returns,
Preparing As-built drawings, technical reports, site diary,
Liaising with purchasing department to ensure that purchase orders adequately define the specified requirements,
Requisition of materials and plant,
Liaise with any consultants, subcontractors, site supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project,
Day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and the work of any subcontractors,
Planning the work and efficiently organising the plant and site facilities in order to meet programme deadlines,
Liaising with the Project Manager/planner regarding construction programme, programme constraints etc.,
Compliance with all safety requirements,
Resolving technical issues with employer’s representatives, suppliers, subcontractors and statutory authorities,
Quality control in accordance with company procedures, method statements, quality plans and inspection and test plans,
Checking materials and work in progress for compliance with the specified requirements..


What you need to have

A degree in engineering or equivalent experience to support your competency in the role.
A member of the relevant Professional Institution.
Relevant construction experience and performance on similar projects a commitment to carry out the project safely in an environmentally friendly way
1-5 years’ experience

What you get in return

Excellent working environment
Salary Negotiable
A very competitive package is on offer for the right candidate


If you are interested in this role, Please click apply or contact Michael on 0862107555 today

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