Engineer

  • Type: Full Time
  • Company: HomeBond
  • Location: Cork
  • Posted: 2 months ago
  • Salary: Negotiable

Company Overview

HomeBond Insurance Services Ltd, which is regulated by the Central Baank of Ireland, is the leading provider of ‘first party’ insurance policies for newly built homes, which offer unrivalled protection* for up to 10 years for the first home owner and subsequent owners too, in housing developments or individual homes on private sites. The insurance policies are underwritten by A rated insurance companies and all valid claims that fall within the scope of the policies are dealt with by the underwriters.

Role and Responsibilities

Candidates will undertake work on a wide variety of challenging projects in the residential construction sector including risk assessments & compliance audits; claims investigation; education & training services; building services/ energy design & testing services; insurance compliance; project risk assessment; site inspections & certification; technical advice & training. As the workload increases with an improving market place, a vital trait of any candidate is an ability to work well under pressure and a desire to attain specified career development targets and undertake CPD. Candidates must have a Level 8 Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or Building Surveying and membership of a Professional Body, and must also commit to achieving Chartered status within two years. Must possess excellent administration, communication, time management skills; strong analytical, decision making & problem solving skills; good interpersonal and team working skills, proficiency with AutoCAD; MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint; flexible approach to work; ability to develop, direct and manage workflow processes & procedures. Continuing professional development and further education in the building control/ regulations, building services and insurance sectors will be encouraged and are required in order to satisfy regulatory requirements.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have

Candidates should have a strong interest in residential construction and possess a broad working knowledge of the Building Regulations (design, workmanship, specifications and materials) and the Building Control Regulations. English Language Ability IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, and a full clean driving licence are essential.

Other Information

The position is based in HomeBond’s Cork office (or regional home office), and a separate cover letter & CV must be submitted – open to candidates with at least five (5) years’ relevant experience.