Setting-Out Engineer

Setting-Out Engineer required for a Tier 1 Main Building Contractor to work on projects based in Central Dublin.  Our client has projects in the following sectors including Commercial, Retail, Hotel, Leisure, Education, Industrial, Residential, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Municipal.  This is an opportunity to join a very well respected, progressive Company.  The successful Setting-Out Engineer will be based on site and will receive extensive training to develop the necessary skills to progress within the Company and assist them in achieving the role of Chartered Engineer, if applicable.



  • Setting-out from engineers’ drawings, site surveys, as-built drawings
  • Reading & interpreting drawings for layouts, materials measure etc.
  • Management of subcontractors/general workforce on site
  • Planning works in an efficient manner to ensure programme targets are achieved
  • Liaise with client’s representatives/Design Team members as appropriate
  • Ensure that all works are carried out to the highest Health and Safety standards.
  • Ensure work is carried out to the highest of quality standards.
  • Ordering and control of materials on site.
  • Maintaining the site records – site diary, concrete cube register, records of deliveries etc.



  • Engineering Degree/Diploma
  • Proficiency in use of Engineers Level, EDM/Total Station
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience with a Main Building Contractor in Ireland or the UK
  • Strong interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills



  • €40k-50k DOE
  • Company vehicle / travel allowance
  • Funding for further education and membership of professional bodies
  • Strong benefits package


If you are a Setting-Out Engineer considering a career move, please feel to send your CV or contact Declan Hasson for a confidential discussion.  GPC will not send any applicants CV’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC has 20 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.  INDCON