Civil Engineer


Civil Engineer

Land & Habitats

(Open to public competition)

Our Land & Habitats Business Unit currently has a need for a Civil Engineer on a two-year fixed term basis. This role will be based in Boora and will report to the Lead Civil Engineer (Land & Habitats). The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the lean and timely delivery of technical solutions and services from within a team of engineers promoting cost effectiveness and continuous improvement.

Role Specifics:

Job Title: Civil Engineer

Business Unit: Land & Habitats

Reporting to: Lead Civil Engineer

Location: Boora

Duration: 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

HR Contact: Katie McCormack

Eligibility: Public Competition

The Role: 

The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following: 

• Support the Land & Habitats Business Unit in the delivery of Civil and Structural Engineering Projects, Rehabilitation and Decommissioning projects and other projects as required. 

• Support the Civil Engineering Lead in the delivery of cost effective and value adding engineering services and projects for the Land and Habitats Business Unit. 

• Ensuring that all assigned services and projects are delivered on time, within budget, in accordance with specifications and meeting all applicable regulatory and Health & Safety standards. 

• Co-ordinate all stakeholders throughout project and service delivery including Operations, Health & Safety, Compliance, and other engineering disciplines to ensure that project and service key performance indicators are achieved. 

• Develop standardised civil engineering designs or alternative methods, work practices or designs to solve technical problems and provide cost effective solutions to meet the Land & Habitat BU’s requirements to improve productivity and cost. 

• Continually improve and develop designs by monitoring technological developments to ensure the most cost effective and appropriate solutions are proposed. • Identify and select cost effective and appropriate specifications and construction methodologies to achieve the project outcomes. 

• Prepare technical project, tender and contract documentation to monitor, control and reduce cost, monitor progress, and update stakeholders. • Appraise and monitor all elements of design, manufacture, processing, construction, operation, and maintenance to minimise life cycle costs. 

• Ensure all designs, associated specifications and construction methodologies meet all relevant codes of practice, legislation, and regulatory requirements. 

• Supervise construction of engineering works and contractor activities on site, witness, and record tests, ensuring works are completed in accordance with contract documentation. 

 • Record and document baseline data, work in progress and quality of materials to ensure accurate reliable information is available to resolve any contractual issues that may arise and ensuring that any contractual obligations are achieved to the benefit of Bord na Móna. 

• Monitor and analyse project progress, individual and overall cost elements to ensure that any departures from key deliverables are identified, recorded and appropriately remedied. 

• Enable sufficient, timely and appropriate information exchange between all stakeholders throughout project / service development and delivery to ensure that deliverables and KPI’s are understood and any risks or opportunities are monitored and reviewed to achieve the best project / service results. 

• All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring Health and Safety, and Welfare of co-employees and members of the public using the premises. 

• Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own, and the wider team’s, objectives. 

The Person:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge and attributes:

Level 8 Civil Engineering Degree or equivalent
Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience in Civil Engineering/Engineering Consultancy/Construction
Membership of Engineers Ireland would be an advantage
Experience of Civil engineering design, contract documentation, construction costing and measurement, project management capabilities, bog/peat drainage design and implementation
Proficient in AutoCAD, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, GIS and Surveying
Proficient in digital capturing processing and manipulation of survey data, preparation and presentation of AutoCAD drawings would be an advantage but is not required
A full clean driving licence is required for this role 
Excellent communication skills

The selection process for this role will include candidate screening from application.

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Bord na Móna is an equal opportunities employer.