Civil Engineer (Drainage)

  • Anywhere

Senior Drainage Engineer required to join the infrastructure team in a leading civil and structural engineering consultancy in either their Dublin, Cork or Carlow office. Our client had a varied project portfolio including roads, bridgeworks, rail, renewable energy, drainage, water and wastewater treatment facilities, airports, tunnels and gas pipelines.



  • This role will suit a Senior Civil Engineer with 7-10+ years’ experience working as a Civil / Drainage Engineer in Ireland / the UK.
  • As Senior Civil Engineer you will lead the design of drainage systems for highways, wind and solar farms, urban developments and other infrastructure projects
  • Lead the hydrological and flood risk assessment for various sites
  • Work closely with clients and ensure project delivery.
  • Attend onsite meetings with the client and other professionals
  • Ensure compliance with our Quality Assurance and Management Systems
  • Ensure compliance with the relevant health and safety legislation
  • Coordinating his/her work with other members of the project team



  • Degree in Civil Engineering Engineering or equivalent and be Chartered
  • 7+ years’ experience working as a Drainage Engineer in an engineering consultancy in Ireland / UK
  • Must have at least 5 years’ recent experience in the design of highway drainage systems including SuDs
  • Excellent communication, management, analytical and organisational skills required
  • Experience working and co-ordinating with technical specialists and engineers
  • Must be prepared to travel to site visits and client meetings
  • Working knowledge of Micro Drainage and/or Autodesk storm and sanitary.



  • Salary €60k – €70k+ doe
  • Excellent benefits package upon application
  • Accredited CPD & excellent career progression
  • Broad range of projects.
  • In house canteen
  • Death & Disability Scheme
  • Professional Institute Memberships
  • Medical Benefit
  • 24 day’s leave
  • Social club
  • Free Parking
  • Pension
  • Flexible working hours


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 based in Dublin.  Caroline Herlihy has in excess of 20 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.