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Site Engineers Nationwide

  • Location:

    Republic of Ireland

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  • Contact:

    Arlene Rice

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Position: Site Engineer (All levels)

Location: Nationwide

Salary: Negotiable DOE

At Elk Recruitment we are always on the lookout for skilled Site Engineers to work with our prestigious clients. If you have recently found yourself out of work due to the current Covid 19 crisis please feel free to forward your cv to or call Arlene on 00353 87 6341327 and I will be pleased to review your cv and discuss all suitable vacancies we have to suit your skill set.

At present it is not possible for our clients to consider anyone without the appropriate work permits, visas or sponsorship already in place. Therefore, we are unable to consider applicants who do not have full authorisation to work in Ireland. CV's submitted without the necessary visa in place will not be considered.

Site Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Read and understand the Company's Safety Statement and ensure that it is brought to the notice of any employee under your control,

  • Ensure that information effecting the health and safety of any person on a proposed site is brought to the attention of the Regional Director/Project Manager/Site Agent in particular (but not limited to);

    • Underground services

    • Ground conditions affecting the stability of excavations or safety or operatives (soil, water table, toxic substances, gases, etc.),

  • Report to Site Manager any unsafe situation observed whilst on site,

  • Ensure that records are maintained of any underground services laid on site and that, wherever possible, these are defined by marker posts and signs during the construction period,

  • Ensure that any design calculations/temporary works certificates for bespoke scaffolds, falsework, etc. are independently checked,

  • Should the Project Manager/Site Agent be absent for any reason the Site Engineer will assume this temporary role with regard to Health and Safety and Environmental Issues should they arise.

  • Need to be familiar with the companies HSQE management systems,

  • Need to be familiar with current statutory requirement in relation to HSE Legislation or at a minimum need to know where to go to get the correct information,

  • Need to be familiar with the Form of Contract on the Project and the implications that any variation or change orders will have on the program and costs,

  • Need to be familiar with the program and what implication any overrun will have in relation to costs and manpower,

  • Check/understand Specifications, Drawings and other Contract Documents,

  • Setting out, levelling and surveying the site in accordance with the Drawings and Specification,

  • Preparing Labour, Plant & Material Returns,

  • Preparing As-built drawings, technical reports, site diary,

  • Liaising with purchasing department to ensure that purchase orders adequately define the specified requirements,

  • Liaise with any consultants, subcontractors, site supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project,

  • Day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and the work of any subcontractors,

  • Planning the work and efficiently organising the plant and site facilities in order to meet programme deadlines,

  • Liaising with the Project Manager/planner regarding construction programme, programme constraints etc.,

  • Compliance with all safety requirements,

  • Resolving technical issues with employer's representatives, suppliers, subcontractors and statutory authorities,

  • Quality control in accordance with company procedures, method statements, quality plans and inspection and test plans

  • Checking materials and work in progress for compliance with the specified requirements.

Site Engineer Requirements:

  • A degree in engineering or equivalent experience to support your competency in the role