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Civil Project Engineer - Newry / Belfast

Salary: Dependant on Experience
Location: Belfast
Contract Type: Full Time Permanent
Closing Date: 31/12/2022 23:59

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Civil Project Engineer

Why not come and work for one of Irelands most progressive and ambitious engineering and environmental consultancies. We work in sustainability so if you want to progress your career in a socially responsible company working towards a sustainable planet then join us.

We are based in Ireland but also work in the UK, Europe and Middle East. We recently joined the RSK Group who are an amalgamation of over 100 companies working in the area of water and environmental remediation. Our group plan is to have reached a turnover of £1 billion with over 10,000 employees by 2025 with sustainability at our heart.

Nicholas O'Dwyer are expanding and seeking ambitious engineers to work within our Newry office. We operate a flexible policy which can cater for a wide range of working arrangements.  We have a broad spectrum of projects both in Ireland, UK and Internationally and can offer the successful candidate a clear path for career development in one of Ireland’s largest indigenous consultancies.

The successful candidate would be working as part of a team on International and domestic projects including:

  • Education and Council frameworks in Northern Ireland
  • Commercial development projects
  • Severn Trent Water Design Services
  • Portfolio of Design and Build projects in the UK

Main Responsibilities:
The successful candidate would be working as part of a team in the areas of:

  • Drainage infrastructure design
  • Responsible for developing the design from initial concept to site supervision.
  • Working as part and leading a design team.
  • Supervising the preparation & Implementation of drawings and documents for projects;
  • Attending & Liaising with Clients, Contractors, Consultants and all relevant stakeholders;
  • Monitoring of project scoping, budgets, monthly operating plans and resource allocation;
  • Carry out Inspecting and supervising on site works

Key Requirements:

  • 3 to 5 years relevant work experience within consulting engineers or equivalent (Candidates with exceptional experience and skills with less years’ experience will also be considered for the role); 
  • You will be degree qualified in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • You will be working toward achieving Chartership status;
  • Willing to work on a variety of civil projects across the island of Ireland and the UK.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and achieve tight deadlines and communicate effectively;
  • Strong knowledge of current codes of practice, building control regulations and procedures;
  • Capable of supervising technicians in the production of drawings and information.
  • Report writing;
  • Knowledge of management processes;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience working on Frameworks with Utility Companies in the UK or Ireland would be desirable.
  • Design experience of Water Sector, Energy, Commercial, Institutional, Educational, Residential and light & heavy Industry;


  • Remote working during COVID and flexibility once restrictions are lifted
  • 21 days annual leave in addition to pubic holidays
  • Dedicated Mentor to assist you in setting and achieving longterm career goals
  • CPD accredited employer with educational assistance provided
  • Paid professional membership for two certified bodies


Our mission is to provide advice and assistance to today’s global community in the delivery of sustainable infrastructure for tomorrow. As a professional engineering and environmental consultancy, we provide water engineering, environmental engineering, and civil and structural engineering services to both public and private sector clients, mainly in the transportation and infrastructure sectors.

Over the years we have provided services in water and wastewater engineering to authorities serving over five million consumers, and we’ve used our engineering services to help develop over five thousand kilometres of highways, making us one of the most respected consulting engineering practices in Ireland today. We’ve worked in over 20 countries and counting throughout the developing world and our employees have access to a range of major projects in Ireland, the UK, Europe, and Africa. 

Nicholas O’Dwyer is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” Today, RSK Group consists of over 120 businesses and employs over 7,000 specialists. The group is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has an established presence in more than 40 countries around the world.

Generous Annual Leave

Cycle to Work Scheme

Mental Health Support

Tax Saver Options

Employee Assistance Program

Staff Mentorship Program

Company Pension Plan

Flexible and Hybrid Working Arrangements


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