Senior Civil Engineer

Job Description

Job Summary

We are seeking a Senior Civil Engineer to join our busy Highways and Transportation to be based in our Galway office. The candidate should be self motivated, enthusiastic, hardworking, flexible, willing to take responsibility and comfortable working as part of team. The role will include design services, preparation of contract documentation, site based supervision of construction activities and management of projects for private and public clients. Chartered or near-chartered engineer required with 5 years plus experience in road design.

Desirable skills/attributes

• Educated to degree level (level 9 preferred) with a preferred minimum of 5 years relevant experience.

• Chartered or working towards Chartership.

• Computer literate and able to work effectively work with the basic Microsoft suite of programmes, MS Project, AutoCAD, MX, etc

• Experience within the roads sector including a detailed knowledge of the DMRB / DMURS and the ability to translate this into workable designs

• Experience in the development of roads schemes in Ireland – Preliminary Design, Planning, Detailed Design, Tender Assessment, Construction Supervision.

• Full driving licence

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

Education Requirement:

Level 9 Engineering Degree and preferably chartered


Min 5 years (Design Consultancy)

Type of Position:

Permanent full-time position

For further information contact Chris on 087 234 8835 or email CV to

Job Type: Full-time

Your Recruitment Consultant is Chris Gavaghan

Chris Gavaghan
Chris recently joined the Arcon Recruitment team as a resourcer for the very busy construction division. A native of Swinford, Chris has recently returned from a number of years spent in Dublin. He has vast experience in a variety of industries including Hospitality and Construction. Chris has a strong background in recruitment and worked with a number of high profile Irish and multinational companies on large recruitment projects. Chris is currently tasked with sourcing top level construction candidates and highlighting opportunities that Arcon have with our clients in the construction industry.