Graduate Junior/Engineer

Roles and Responsibilities

MMD Construction are seeking to recruit an Intermediate Level Civil / Structural Engineer to join our team based in Cork. The ideal candidate will be an ambitious, self-motivated and enthusiastic individual and will work across all stages of a project lifecycle within our quickly expanding construction firm.

The role will predominately involve:

  • Act as the main technical adviser on a construction site for subcontractors, craftspeople and operatives.
  • Set out, level and survey the site.
  • Check plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations.
  • Ensure that all materials used and work performed are in accordance with the specifications.
  • Agree a price for materials and make cost-effective solutions and proposals for the intended project.
  • Manage, monitor and interpret the contract design documents supplied by the client or architect.
  • Liaise with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project.
  • Liaise with the local authority (where appropriate to the project) to ensure compliance with local construction regulations and by-laws.
  • Communicate with clients and their representatives (architects, engineers and surveyors), including attending regular meetings to keep them informed of progress.
  • Day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and the work of any subcontractors.
  • Plan the work and efficiently organise the plant and site facilities in order to meet agreed deadlines.
  • Oversee quality control and health and safety matters on site.
  • Prepare reports as required.
  • Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • BSC Degree in Civil / Structural Engineering or equivalent.
  • In depth knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles.
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills.

Skill Set required:

  • BSC Degree in Civil / Structural Engineering or equivalent.
  • In depth knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles.
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills.

Contact: Donal Twomey by Email – donal@mmd.ie

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