Pipe Testing Engineer

  • Anywhere

A large and very well-established multi-disciplinary contractor is currently seeking an experienced Pipe Testing Engineer for a project in Kildare. This contractor manages a range of complex engineering projects including Data Centres, Pharmaceutical, Fire Protection, Technical Support Services, Healthcare & Building Services. This contractor invests heavily in training, providing a brilliant opportunity for career progression.


Please call Joe Newman on 086 075 7193 for a confidential discussion about this role.



  • Ensuring all pipe testing is completed in accordance with ASME B31.3, project specifications and to the Project QA plan.
  • Liaise with construction teams and sub-contractors regarding test boundaries.
  • Liaise with the project planner regarding all scheduled mechanical pipe testing. Ensuring all test packs, materials,
  • Prepare and agree test completion criteria and close out documents.
  • Manage all aspects of test packages including Test Pressure (PSI), Test Durations (hours), Test Medium, Fill Volume and Fill duration calculations.
  • Manage all aspects of pneumatic tests and liaise with main contractor prior to commencement.
  • Working with the test coordinators to ensure test materials, manpower and schedule are in place.



  • Must have 8+ years post qualification experience in a Mechanical/Process construction environment.
  • Must be driven and be able to work off their own initiative.
  • Degree in Building Services Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or relevant trade background required.
  • Must have proven experience in Pipe testing. This is not a commissioning role.
  • Must have worked with an M&E Contractor in Ireland or the UK.
  • Must have good commercial awareness and be a client facing individual.
  • Proven track record of having coordinated testing schedules and led testing teams large projects.
  • Good knowledge of ASME B31.3 is essential.
  • The successful candidate must be in Ireland or the UK at present and be eligible to work in Ireland without requiring a work permit.



  • Salary €60,000 to €70,000 DOE
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Full Benefits package on application


If you are a Pipe Testing Engineer who is looking for your next career move, please send your CV to Joe Newman or call for a confidential discussion. All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We also have many other roles for Mechanical Building Services Engineers and Electrical Engineers across Ireland.