AtkinsRealis is one of the world’s leading providers of engineering professional consulting and support services with offices across Ireland.

We are seeking to recruit a Assistant Resident Engineer for a site-based role in the Northwest Region area/Galway.  The ideal candidate will have 3+ years’ experience in roads/civils infrastructure projects. The role will involve site-based supervision, administration, monitoring, and inspection of bridge maintenance and rehabilitation works in the northwest region of Ireland.

Job summary and desirable skills / attributes:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 3+ years relevant experience in the design, repair or construction of relevant structures.
  • Experience in structure inspections would be advantageous.
  • Experience in assisting in administering contracts using the Public Works form of contracts an advantage.
  • Support the Resident Engineering staff in day-to-day activities on site.
  • Experience in monitoring and inspection of construction works associated with roadworks including pavement, drainage, ducting, signage, lighting, safety barriers, bridgeworks etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Experience in record keeping and reporting.
  • Ability to work within a team environment and under own initiative to achieve project goals.
  • Knowledge of current H&S regulations and best practices.
  • Full driving licence.
  • Computer literate and with experience of relevant software (AutoCAD) and Microsoft Office programmes.

Personal qualities:

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Flexible approach with ability to be able to multi-task and prioritise when necessary.
  • Positive outlook and approachable manner.
  • Well-motivated, able to work as part of a team or alone when required.
  • The candidate should be self-motivated, enthusiastic, hardworking, flexible, willing to take responsibility and comfortable working as part of a site supervision team.

About Us:

Atkins Ireland is a member of SNC-Lavalin, one of the world’s leading providers of engineering professional consulting and support services with offices across Ireland.  At Atkins we put Environment, Sustainability and Health & Safety at the heart of our business strategy. We possess a significant breadth of knowledge and depth of skills and experience for the ultimate benefit of our clients. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas. Together with our clients, we’re always striving to find better ways to get things done. We are a certified CPD Accredited employer with Engineers Ireland and we were named Engineers Ireland CPD Employer of the year in 2021.

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