Job type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Location: Sandyford, D.18 and Northwood, D.9

To apply: Email

About the role

You will join a highly skilled, multidisciplinary team who have successfully delivered a wide range of civil engineering projects for both public and private sector clients across Ireland and the UK.

With experience and expertise across a range of technical disciplines, including environmental science, ecology, hydrology, hydrogeology, and planning, we have successfully delivered over €3 billion worth of projects.

Our portfolio features:

  • Flood alleviation schemes
  • Sustainable flood risk management planning and policy development
  • Climate change adaptation strategies
  • Bridges, highways, roads, public transport and greenways in Ireland and the UK
  • Residential, health, education, office and retail developments


Current and recent projects include:

About Roughan & O'Donovan

Roughan & O’Donovan (ROD) is one of Ireland's leading civil, environmental, and structural engineering consultancies.  With a team of more than 200 in our Dublin and UK offices, we plan, design and manage major infrastructure projects, both nationally and internationally.

When you join ROD, you will have access to the exceptional training opportunities our award-winning CPD programme provides and enjoy a workplace that supports growth, flexibility and creativity. 


  • 3+ years’ relevant experience 
  • Relevant degree in civil/environmental engineering (Level 8 in the National Framework of Qualifications or equivalent)
  • Ability to work in a team and/or independently
  • Experience in preparing reports
  • Experience in implementing quality procedures and records
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Motivated individual with a strong work ethic
  • Fluent/highly proficient in spoken and written English


  • Master's degree in civil/environmental engineering (Level 9 in the National Framework of Qualifications or equivalent)
  • Experience of surface water, foul drainage, wastewater treatment and water supply infrastructure design from planning stage through to construction for rural roads (to TII standards), urban roads and development sites
  • Experience of hydrological estimation methodologies
  • Experience of 1D-2D flood modelling (rivers and watercourses)
  • Experience of site-specific flood risk assessment
  • Experience of the design of site specific (SuDS) sustainable urban drainage systems strategies

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.