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Design Engineer

GMC Utilities Group are seeking applications for a Junior Quantity Surveyor to join the GMC Team.

This is a full-time permanent position with a competitive salary, reporting to the Quantity Surveyor.

Key Responsibilities and Main Duties will include but are not limited to:

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for running numerous projects within urban and rural environments, with particular attention to urban environments.

  • Experience with UK, US, Aus or Irish Water Standards (Potable & Foul) or Power Utility Standards.

  • Experience with MEICA (Mech & Elec), HDD and non-invasive methodologies.

  • Experience with structures, buildings, and general civils, associated with the Water or Power Industry i.e., Steel framed buildings, or RC structures.

  • Commercially aware of design costs and reporting to Commercial Department.

  • Experience with detailing cost to complete values, and claims narratives on a Design basis.

  • Liaising and corresponding with Client and Client Representative to continue with delivery of projects and building of relationships.

  • Design and Construct Experience with extensive knowledge of review of drawings with a high level of detail, for Value Engineering or Efficient Design.

  • Study design briefs and prepare proposed design packs from Concept to Detailed designs, with Input into Environmental, Archaeology and other associated aspects, as well as manage subcontracted and direct design resources.

  • Ability to produce low level programmes that are in line with contract requirements, which can be developed by Planning/Programming Teams.

  • Good leadership skills and communication with multiple levels of staff, departments, Clients, Suppliers and Subcontractors.

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines, and work on initiative to deliver packages within required timeframes.


The Candidate: Essential Experience and Competencies:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in in a similar role within the construction or utilities sector.

  • Full clean driver’s license.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Confident, motivated, can work independently, and be a team player.

  • Ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines, whilst keeping a close attention to detail.

  • Excellent relationship management and interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues to find the best solutions to challenges.

  • Strong organisational and time management skills.

Further information:

GMC Utilities Group are an equal opportunities employer and value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. This role requires applicants to have the right to work in Ireland and requires the post holder to reside in Ireland. 

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