Job type: Permanent

Location: South Dublin Office - Sandyford, Dublin 18 / North Dublin Office - Northwood, Dublin 9

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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Roughan and O'Donovan is seeking to fill the following roles:

  • Civil engineers with 3 to 7 years' post-qualification experience in the civil engineering sector
  • Civil engineers with 8 to 15 years' post-qualification experience in the civil engineering sector
  • Technicians (Civil) with 0 to 7 years' post-qualification experience in the civil engineering sector

About Roughan & O'Donovan

Roughan and O'Donovan is a leading civil, environmental and structural engineering consultancy.  We provide a fully-integrated engineering design service and employ a multi-disciplinary team of more than 180 people. 

Candidate requirements

  • Engineers with a minimum of level 8 honours degree in civil engineering
  • Technicians with a minimum of an appropriate level 6 higher certificate or 3 years' relevant experience
  • Fluent/highly proficient in spoken and written English
  • Flexible, motivated and focused
  • Strong technical knowledge and engineering skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to produce quality design outputs

Desirable skills and knowledge


  • Direct experience in design of transportation projects
  • Excellent report writing and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of design standards including DMRB, TII Publications, DMURS, National Cycle Manual, etc.
  • Working knowledge of 3D roads design software, such as MX, Civil 3D and OpenRoads
  • Aptitude for problem solving
  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary environment with tight deadlines
  • Experience working closely with clients and stakeholders
  • Chartered engineer or working towards chartered status with a recognised professional body


  • Keen to learn and develop
  • Good knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil 3D, BIM and software interoperability

To apply

Step 1: Your cover letter

  • Address your cover letter to Human Resources
  • Specify the position you are applying for and where you first saw it advertised
  • Save your cover letter as ‘First name Surname Cover Letter’. For example, John Smith Cover Letter

Step 2: Your CV

  • Save your CV as ‘First name Surname CV. For example, John Smith CV

Step 3: Apply to


Roughan & O’Donovan is an equal opportunities employer. 

Roughan & O'Donovan will retain, for at least one year, all records arising through the recruitment process for compliance purposes in line with the Employment Equality Acts, 1998-2015

Roughan & O'Donovan is not accepting unsolicited CVs from search firms.  CVs submitted by search firms without a valid written search agreement, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the sole property of Roughan & O'Donovan, and no fee will be paid in the event of candidate(s) being hired.