Setting Out Engineer

Setting-Out Engineer required for a leading and well-established building contractor to work on a project based in South Dublin. This is a permanent role with the company and you will be moved to another site upon completion of this project. Our client has a good blend or public and privately funded projects in the following sectors including Commercial, Retail, Hotel, Leisure, Education, Industrial, Residential, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Municipal.



  • 3 years + experience of setting-out experience
  • Engineering degree qualified



  • The ideal candidate will be competent in the use of instruments for the purposes of setting out and gathering information, to include total station, GPS and laser level.
  • The work will include taking levels for the construction of a structural steel frame, finishing concrete, drainage, services and roadways etc.
  • Experience in setting out is essential for this position.
  • Management of programme.
  • Mobilising sub-contractors to site.
  • Site supervision of various trades and contractors.
  • Good Health and Safety management and plans.
  • Check plans and drawings to ensure all calculations are accurate.
  • Making sure the work performed and materials used are as specified in the contract.
  • Overseeing quality control measures on the site.
  • Liaising with subcontractors, clients and other professional staff.



  • €50k-€60k
  • Great benefits package


If you are a Setting-Out Engineer considering a career move, please feel to send your CV or contact Keith Conlon 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.