Associate Director / Senior Civil Engineer


**Associate Director – Civil Engineer (15 – 20 years):**

**Divisional Head of Civil Infrastructure**

Excellent opportunity for a dynamic Civil Engineer to join a highly respected award winning civil and structural engineering consultancy. This company has a strong reputation as a professional consultancy who offer an integrated service within civil, structural and transportation engineering.  The configuration of this office offers a depth of talent with great resources of scale which provides peer support and assistance in meeting the challenges of Associate Director.

  • As Associate Director you will report to a Board Director, and be responsible for managing a number of teams, liaising with clients, contractors and design teams. You will have a significant autonomy when liaising with a variety of clients at a high level.
  • This company believes in investing in their staff and providing continued support to facilitate career progression and longevity within their practice. This position will lead to a Director role quite quickly.
  • Our client retains staff by resourcing their projects effectively whilst progressing good people through their structure to reward talent with promotion, which I can attest to having recruited for this client for over 20 years.
  • The successful Civil Engineer should have experience working on a range of site development projects for roads, drainage and general infrastructure, for a variety of large scale developments (sample below).


Sample of current significant jobs with Blue Chip Plc and Institutional clients:

  • Masterplanning NVD Citywest site 120 acres,
  • Mixed Use Development Naas Road 500m,
  • 2000 unit development South county Dublin,
  • Mixed use development sentry commercial/residential €80m,
  • Athlone 700 unit scheme with 2km Distributor Road etc.


Please call Caroline on 086 8055216 for a confidential discussion.



  • Degree in Civil engineering or equivalent and be Chartered
  • Civil Engineer should have 15 -20+ years experience in the design of site development works / civil infrastructure engineering works, within a consultancy.
  • The ideal candidate should be more strategically aware
  • Knowledge of relevant standards and regulations.
  • Ideally have some experience using Microdrainage / WinDES design/ ACAD;
  • Be familiar with principles of Sustainable Drainage (SuDS);
  • General design of Road Works including familiarity with DMRB and DMURS;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must speak fluent English and be eligible to work in Ireland.



  • Excellent salary doe €80-85k+ plus excellent benefits package
  • Modern Offices
  • Paid Institute Membership
  • Travel to work scheme
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • VHI
  • Excellent accredited CPD programme and have some of the most prominent and challenging development projects in Ireland.

If you are a Civil Engineer considering a career move, please feel to send your cv CV or contact Caroline Herlihy for a confidential discussion.  GPC will not send any applicants cv’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy with 20 years’ experience working in the recruitment of engineering professionals within Ireland.