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Structural Engineer

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    Marie Clear

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    7 days ago

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Role: Structural Engineer

Location: Waterford

Salary: Negotiable DOE

Our client are currently seeking a Structural Engineer with strong analytical skills to work on a range of commercial, institutional and industrial projects in Ireland and overseas. This is an ideal role for a high calibre Engineer with strong experience in the delivery of projects and with the ambition and potential to develop into a member of the senior management team, contributing to the effective management of the Company including participation in the planning and execution of its strategy. The role will involve client relationship management with the retention of existing business and the generation of new business as high priorities.

Key responsibilities will include the following:


  • Implement Company policy.
  • Plan and manage project resources.
  • Undertake career planning and arrange for effective mentoring and training of employees under your direction.
  • Offer pro-active advice in relation to problem solving issues.
  • Oversee compliance with Company's Quality Management System.
  • Oversee compliance with Health and Safety practices by those under your direction.

Business Development

  • Manage client relationships and business development - you will be expected to increasingly expand knowledge on clients, markets and project opportunities to develop existing client relationships and establish new relationships.
  • Develop regional marketing strategies to promote company to prospective clients, identify new leads and convert them into projects.


  • Developing fee proposals and contract reviews and approval of same.
  • Client liaison.
  • Undertake project cost control, oversee project cost control by team members and compile project invoices.
  • Negotiating fee variations with Clients and supervising of same.


  • Lead and promote design excellence within the business.
  • Delivery of sustainable and profitable engineering solutions, and securing repeat business through client satisfaction.
  • Confidently run multiple projects at various stages and project values with limited Director involvement.
  • Adopt appropriate design philosophy and develop concept design
  • Prepare and review designs and design documentation.


Candidate must:

  • Have a Level 8 / 9 Degree in either Civil or Structural Engineering.
  • Have postgraduate experience, preferably in consulting role(s). Experience on Architect-led projects would be a distinct advantage.
  • Possess good technical, communication and management skills.
  • Possess commercial astuteness, in terms of understanding and managing project budgets.
  • Have the ability to prepare high-quality project reports, chair and prepare meeting minutes.
  • Be committed to CPD.

Due to the urgency of this vacancy, it is not possible for our client at this time to consider anyone without the appropriate work permits, visas or sponsorship's already in place. Therefore, we are unable to consider candidates who do not have full authorisation to work in the UK. Applications submitted without the necessary visa in place will not be considered.

If the position above is of interest to you and you would like to know more, please call Marie today on 0830104097 in complete confidence.