Senior Engineer - Blessington

Discipline: Construction & Operations
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 004124
Published: 18 days ago
Expiry date: 28 Jun 2025 10:59

Senior Engineer -Blessington

We are currently seeking a high calibre Senior Engineer to join our team on site in Blessington.

Key responsibilities :

Typically, the candidate will be expected to undertake and assist with the following duties:

  • Ownership of the management of Health and Safety on the project.
  • Review and comment on design drawings and raise RFI’s as necessary.
  • Active participation in Design Team Meetings, ensuring constant review of design documents and close out of outstanding design issues.
  • Communicate content of approved technical submittals to trade and finishing team.
  • Understand target delivery programme, weekly reporting of same and active intervention to prevent programme delays.
  • Management and coordination of subcontractors and service providers to ensure testing and commissioning timelines are met.
  • Monitor and evaluate quality control of subcontractor work and suppliers.
  • Ensure works are executed in compliance with Building Regulations, design documents and all applicable standards.
  • Continuous inspection of works on site, recording, raising, and resolving issues in a timely manner.
  • Champion the Cairn internal quality management system and utilisation across the team.
  • Ensure Quality assurance policies are followed and take the lead on technical submittals/ benchmarks / inspection management.
  • Champion DMS (zutec) implementation and BCAR compliance.
  • Control the benchmarking process.
  • Participate in Scaffold Inspections when directed by Site Manager.
  • Coordination of site drawings, ensuring site records and quality assurance documentation are updated and maintained.
  • Managing specific works packages defined by the Project Manager/Site Manager including:  Advising on the content of tender packs; Understanding scope of contracted works ; Establishing and monitoring subcontractor programmes; Timely ordering of materials where appropriate; and co-ordination of trades and resolution of roadblocks.
  • Maintain strong relationships with subcontractors to deliver the desired outputs—on time and on budget, with high attention to quality and detail.
  • Lead implementation of Temporary Works Management on the project.
  • Ownership and management of third-party stakeholders including Irish Water, ESB and local authorities.
  • Drive efficiencies through value engineering solutions by challenging design.
  • Identify key stakeholders and support the PM with early engagement and relationship building and management.
  • Manage direct reports and engineering team, and provide leadership, coaching and mentoring as required. Plan and monitor development plans for direct reports.
  • Chairing site and construction team meetings.
  • Instil a best-in-class customer service and experience for all stakeholders and be a strong advocate for the Cairn brand.

The Candidate;

  • Minimum of 5 years’ work experience
  • HETAC Level 8 Engineering qualification
  • An ability to achieve demanding time and quality targets.
  • To have good spoken and written communication skills
  • To be methodical, pay attention to detail and be accurate
  • To be good at working with people at all levels and willing to work in a team.
  • To be self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative
  • To be able to co-ordinate a number of different projects at the same time.
  • To be willing to accept responsibility for completing designated tasks.

Working with Cairn Homes

At Cairn, we believe it is essential that our employees feel valued and appreciated. We therefore offer above industry average remuneration packages with a comprehensive benefits portfolio that’s ready to support you for whatever life brings.

We are delighted to offer a suite of benefits when you join Cairn which include

  • Competitive salary
  • Performance related bonus
  • Pension scheme with matching contributions
  • Full health insurance with Irish Life health
  • Annual salary review
  • Continuous Professional development (CPD) programme & funding
  • Paid maternity & paternity leave
  • Free Cairn annual leave days
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme with VHI
  • Tax saver - travel and bike to work
  • Culture Committee
  • Talent Development Programmes
  • Approved Profit Sharing Scheme (APSS)
  • Company vehicle (role dependent)

The Cairn purpose is to build sustainable communities where people can thrive.

At Cairn, it’s not what we build, it’s why we build. It’s about putting down a marker that will stand for generations to come. Creating new communities of connection and belonging for an Ireland where people can thrive. Reshaping, redefining, reinvigorating our place in the world. Building for people, progress, and potential. Because when Cairn build, it’s Built For Good.