Civil Engineer (Highways)

  • Anywhere

Senior Highway Design Engineer required to lead the infrastructure team in an award winning civil and structural engineering consultancy in either their Dublin, Cork or Carlow office. Our client had a varied project portfolio including roads, bridges, rail, renewable energy, drainage, water and wastewater treatment facilities, airports, tunnels and gas pipelines.



  • This role will suit a Senior Civil Engineer with 10+ years’ experience in roads and highways design in Ireland / UK.
  • As Senior Civil Engineer you will lead the roads, highways and drainage design.
  • Lead the team and work closely with clients to ensure project delivery.
  • Attend onsite meetings with the client and other professionals
  • Ensure compliance with Quality Assurance and Management Systems
  • Ensure compliance with the relevant health and safety legislation



  • Degree in Civil Engineering Engineering or equivalent and be Chartered with Engineers Ireland
  • 10+ years’ experience in Roads, Highways and Infrastructure Design within an engineering consultancy in Ireland / UK.
  • Excellent communication, management, analytical and organisational skills
  • Experience working and co-ordinating with technical specialists and engineers
  • Must be prepared to travel to site visits and client meetings
  • Proficient in MX Roads and have a good understanding of DMRB


Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary €75k – €80k+ 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 / Highway 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.