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Due to continued growth, new contracts and an extensive pipeline of work, one of Ireland s top Civil and Utility Contractors are hiring a Design Engineer – Civils. This is a full-time position based in Dublin working on projects for clients including Irish Water and Power Projects.


  • Responsible for running numerous projects within urban and rural environments, with particular attention to urban environments.
  • Experience with UK, US, Aus or Irish Water Standards (Potable & Foul) or Power Utility Standards.
  • Experience with MEICA (Mech & Elec) , HDD and non-invasive methodologies
  • Experience with structures, buildings and general civils, associated with the Water or Power Industry i.e Steel framed buildings, or RC structures.
  • Commercially aware of Design costs and reporting to Commercial Department. Experience with detailing cost to complete values and claims narratives on a Design basis.
  • Liaising and corresponding with Client and Client Representative to continue with delivery of projects and building of relationships.
  • Design and Construct Experience with extensive knowledge of review of drawings with a high level of detail, for Value Engineering or Efficient Design
  • Study design briefs and prepare proposed design packs from Concept to Detailed designs, with Input into Environmental, Archaeology and other associated aspects, as well as manage subcontracted and direct design resources.
  • Ability to produce low level programmes that are in line with contract requirements, which can be developed by Planning/Programming Teams
  • Good leadership skills and communication with multiple levels of staff, departments, Clients, Suppliers and Subcontractors.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines, and work on initiative to deliver packages within required timeframes


  • Salary circa €45k – €60k neg DOE
  • Pension following probation period
  • On site parking
  • Annual bonus subject to team and individual performance

If you are a Design Engineer considering a career move, please feel free to send your CV or contact Lisa Cullen on 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 based in Dublin with 24 years experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.


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