Setting-Out Engineer

Setting-Out Engineer required for a Tier 1 Main Building Contractor to work on a 7-storey mixed use development in Central Dublin.  The successful engineer will primarily be responsible for the setting-out of the project.  This is an ideal role for an engineer with a few years’ experience to work on major building projects and join a well-respected contractor that will fully support your career development.

Please contact Declan on 0861451302 for more info.



  • 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 considering a career move, please feel to send your CV or contact Declan Hasson on 0861451302 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.