Structural Engineer / Temporary Works Designer


  • Temporary Works Design Engineer required to join a one of Ireland’s top main contractors.
  • You will be required to work on a range of temporary works projects, including Civil Engineering (Infrastructure, bridges, cofferdams, deep basements), Commercial and Residential developments.
  • The role will be based in Head Office in Dublin and you will be working in a small dynamic team. The role will involve getting out to visit sites as required throughout Ireland.
  • Provides an engineering consultancy service to the business through;
  • Advising on technical issues on sites
  • Undertaking Temporary Works designs
  • Technical review of projects being tendered, offering alternative proposals where appropriate and advice on construction methodologies



  • Degree in civil / structural / geotechnical engineering from a recognised third level institution.
  • The successful Structural Engineer / Geotechnical Engineer will have a min 5 years’+ experience working as a structural designer (steel, concrete, timber)
  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in design ideally contractor design experience
  • Should be Chartered or ambitious to become Chartered.
  • Must have strong technical ability and analytical skills
  • Site experience would be an advantage but not a prerequisite
  • Have a good understanding of geotechnical engineering principles especially with respect to retaining structures and basements.
  • Ideally have some Geotechnical design experience but not essential
  • Must have a positive attitude and be proactive in problem solving
  • Ability to make decisions and work on own as well as part of team
  • Must have fluent English and must be eligible to work in Ireland.



  • Salary commensurate with experience circa €55,000 – €65,000+
  • Bonus
  • Paid Institute Membership
  • Travel to work scheme
  • Car allowance
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexitime
  • Expenses, mobile phone and laptop
  • On the Luas
  • Ongoing CPD


If you are a Structural Design Engineer considering a career move, please feel to send your cv CV or contact Caroline Herlihy for a confidential discussionGPC will not send any applicants cv’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Dublin.  Caroline Herlihy has in excess of 19 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.