Core Competency – The position of Project Civil Engineer/QS within TOBIN requires a minimum Level 8 Honours Degree (Masters Degree may be required to achieve Chartered Status) qualification in Civil Engineering or Quantity Surveying (or equivalent qualification appropriate to the tasks assigned) and have achieved Chartered Membership of Engineers Ireland or Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI). In general, the title may apply to staff that have between 8 and 15 years experience depending on the knowledge and skills gained over the course of their career to date.

Duties and Responsibilities

As a member of the Building & Infrastructure team and by mentoring with senior members of staff within TOBIN, the Project Engineer will be required to undertake the following duties:
• Where directed by the Project Manager, liaise and meet with Clients to ensure delivery of the appropriate reports, designs and associated outputs.
• Review documents and designs prepared by Graduate, Design and other Project Engineers.
• Preparation and review of preliminary designs and reports using a variety of computer packages and subsequent preparation of detailed design drawings and specifications.
• Procurement of Site Investigation and Building and Civil Engineering Contracts and where appropriate the preparation of pricing schedules and Bills of Quantities.
• Assisting our Project Managers in the preparation of tender documents and tender assessments.
• Administration of the construction contracts to ensure that design requirements, project schedules and project budget are achieved.
• Take instruction from their Line Manager (and where appropriate the relevant Project Manager and senior members of the project teams).

In order to fulfil these duties the Project Engineer is required to:

a. Have a working knowledge of the company business management systems (BMS) including:

  • The Employee Handbook and other company policies.
  • Their entry of time records within Union Square.
  • Publication (to Union Square) of relevant incoming and outgoing project-related correspondence.
  • Project-related budgetary controls such as the extent of hours required to deliver a particular work task (i.e., liaise with the Project Manager as to hourly targets set down in the Project’s Work Breakdown Structure and taking responsibility for delivering specific tasks within an agreed time allocation).

b. Familiarise themselves with the use of the company quality management systems (QMS) including:

  • As a minimum P3 Design Control, P4 Document Control, P5 Calibration, P9 Internal Audit, P13 Purchasing, P19 Tendering Procedure, P10 Training and how the Project Managers interact with the other procedures.
  • How your Line Manager or the Project Managers/Senior Engineers (that you interact with) operate P15 Project Management.

c. Familiarise themselves with the use of the company safety and health and risk management systems (SMS and Risk Management) including:

  • The Company Safety Statement.
  • Designer Risk Assessment procedures.
  • Office Evacuation procedures.

The skills required of a Project Engineer

  • Excellent written and verbal (English) communication and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD 2D and an aptitude to develop their skills in the use of AutoCAD 3D and Building Information Modelling (such as AutoDesk REVIT).
  • Capability to develop skills in the use of other software packages such as MicroDrainage Microsoft Access and GIS software packages such as ArcGIS and MapInfo.
  • Excellent working knowledge of construction contracts such as the PWMF Forms of Contract.
  • Working knowledge of relevant software packages such as Microsoft Project, MicroDrainage, TEDDS, ROBOT, RC-CADS, CUBIT and other similar and relevant packages needed to fulfil their day-to-day tasks.

How to Apply

If you feel that this opportunity is something you may be interested in and would like an opportunity to discuss the matter further, please forward your c.v. to

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