Jacobs Highways Engineer in Cork, Ireland
Jacobs Highways discipline has developed an enviable reputation in Ireland. Our projects involve working with various major clients in the transport industry, including local authorities and government, throughout Ireland and the UK.
We are looking for talented people to join our Ireland Highways team to continue our focus on building relationships and delighting our clients (90% of our business is repeat business). In return we have opportunities to work on unique and exciting projects, and a stable platform upon which to progress your career.
We work extensively with high-profile clients including the National Transport Authority (NTA), Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) and Local Authorities throughout Ireland. Some of our recent nationally and regionally significant project wins include:
Dublin BusConnects - Core Bus Corridor Infrastructure Works
Cork Light Rail Transit
N2 Ardee to Castleblayney
N21 Newcastle West and N21 Abbeyfeale
N22 Farranfore to Killarney
N59 Maam Cross
N69 Listowel Bypass
N4 Sligo upgrade
We have an opportunity for an ambitious Engineer with extensive previous experience to complement our current teams located in Dublin and Cork . You will become an integral part of a respected and ambitious team, and the role will provide every opportunity for you to make your mark and influence the continuing sustainable growth of Jacobs in Ireland and the UK.
As the Engineer you will be involved in delivering a wide range of transportation projects for various high-profile clients across Ireland and the UK.
You will work with a team of c.30 engineers and technicians working on a variety of projects.
You will deal with technical issues as they occur for a range of areas across the project and for the monitoring of progress.
You will assist in scheme procurement, including the preparation of contract documents, administering tender processes and preparing recommendations for tender award.
You will write technical reports as well as other reports for non-technical audiences, such as public consultation reports.
You will visit site locations, reviewing scheme designs collaboratively with our clients and internally with other Jacobs disciplines.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Design or construction experience in the highways industry
A degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent
Working towards Chartered Engineer status
Good familiarity with TII Publications or UK Highways England DMRB road design standards
Good IT and presentation skills
Proven interpersonal and communication skills
Workload and resource management skills
An understanding of BIM
An industry recognised specialist in your technical discipline
A passion for innovation and technical excellence
Interpersonal, communication and influencing skills
Previous knowledge and experience of TII and NTA projects
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