Site Engineer Galway

Job Description

We have partnered with a Tier 1 Contractor providing building solutions across the industry to include commercial, large-scale residential, life sciences etc.
Typically projects range in value from €20M to €150M+.
They are recognised as one of Ireland’s leading contractors with strong reputation as an excellent employer with a healthy work / life balance ethos.

They now require a Site Engineer to join the Galway team.
This will be full time position based in Galway.

  • Conducting thorough site surveys and measurements to establish reference points, lines, and levels for the construction of a manufacturing plant.
  • Accurately setting out the positions of structures, buildings, roads, and other construction elements in strict adherence to project specifications.
  • Using robotic total stations, such as Trimble or Leica, to perform precise setting out and maintain high precision standards.
  • Collaborating closely with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure successful implementation of construction plans and adherence to design requirements.
  • Monitoring and verifying the work of subcontractors to ensure compliance with design drawings and specifications.
  • Addressing and resolving promptly any issues or discrepancies related to setting out measurements to maintain project progress and quality.


  • Minimum of 2 years of setting out experience in construction projects, with a focus on commercial projects.
  • A relevant degree in engineering or a related field.
  • Proficiency in setting out using robotic total stations, particularly Trimble or Leica, showcasing a high level of technical expertise.
  • Strong knowledge of construction techniques, surveying methods, and relevant software applications.
  • Willingness to travel to construction sites in Galway as required for project needs.
  • Full EU Driving License.
  • Must be eligible to work in Ireland.

The salary for this Setting Out Engineer role ranges from €50,000 to €60,000 DOE (Negotiable dependent upon experience), with a bonus scheme, car/allowance, and additional benefits.
For further information contact Robert Bridgeman

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  • Salary €60,000
  • Location Connaught
  • Contract Full Time
  • Last update 18 June 2024
  • Job Ref ADSE85