Job Description

Assistant Project Engineer – Dublin
Employer: Nicholas O’Dwyer Ltd.
Location: Dublin
Job Type: Permanent, full time
Salary: Negotiable


Project Description:

Nicholas O’Dwyer are currently looking for an Assistant Project Engineer to work within our Water and Wastewater Departments at our head office in Dublin.

Main Responsibilities:

The successful candidate would be working as part of a team on Water & Wastewater Projects involving:

  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Water Treatment
  • Collection networks
  • Environmental assessments
  • Pumping Stations

The project stage will vary across each project but the role will involve:

  • Feasibility Assessments;
  • Preparing Preliminary Reports;
  • Scoping Investigation Contracts;
  • Detailed Design;
  • Preparing Technical Specification and Contract Documents;
  • Procurement Process;
  • Construction Stage Administration;
  • Coordination of inputs from other team members;
  • Client liaison.


Key Requirements:

  • You will be degree qualified;
  • Ideally the successful candidate will be qualified in Civil Engineering but exceptional candidates in other engineering disciplines such as Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical who show an aptitude for the wastewater/water sector would also be considered;
  • Relevant post-graduate experience in the Wastewater or Water Sector, exceptional candidates who have worked in other civil engineering fields will be considered;
  • Ability to communicate effectively;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and achieve tight deadlines;
  • Attention to detail and ability to comply with Quality Assurance Management Systems is essential;
  • Strong English writing ability is essential;
  • Ability to prepare reports, conduct feasibility studies and apply engineering knowledge to solve problems;
  • Ability to undertake gap analysis and to scope investigation works to supplement available information;
  • Ability to prepare specifications and contract documents,
  • Ability to review and analyse engineering documents and prepare concise reporting.


Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • A valid Driving License and own transport is preferred;
  • Strong knowledge of construction materials and a good understanding of construction techniques;
  • Knowledge of CCTV and sewer rehabilitation techniques;
  • General understanding of MEICA requirements in Water projects;
  • General understanding of Process design;
  • Knowledge of construction contracts

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