Location: Coonagh to Knockalisheen Distributor Road, Limerick City

Duration: Up to two and a half years

Salary: Competitive with relevant experience

About the role

 You will manage and supervise the site supervision team for the construction of a new 2.2km urban dual carriageway road on the outskirts of north Limerick City.

The route comprises approximately 2.2km of urban dual carriageway road with footway and cycleways, 0.6km of new urban single carriageway road with footways and cycleways,  and 2.0km of major improvements to an existing urban single carriageway road with footways and cycleways.  It also includes the construction of two concrete overbridges over the existing Limerick to Galway railway line.


  • A degree in engineering (Level 8 in the National Framework of Qualifications) or equivalent
  • At least 15 years’ postgraduate experience, including:
  • A minimum of ten years’ experience in civil engineering works and a minimum of seven years’ combined experience in the role of project/senior resident engineer or equivalent on civil engineering projects, including:
    • Road projects, including at least one with a construction value in excess of €15.0 million (exclusive of VAT)
    • Bridge projects, including at least one individual bridge structure with a construction value in excess of €0.5 million (exclusive of VAT)
  • Have undertaken the role of contractor's designer or project/senior resident engineer or equivalent on road projects constructed under the employer designed form of contract
  • Experience in administering the public works forms of contract


  • Knowledge and awareness of health and safety legislation and regulations
  • Experience in dispute management procedures under civil engineering construction contracts
  • Experience in the assessment and approval or otherwise of value engineering proposals
  • Experience in the supervision of engineering teams involved in the construction stage of civil engineering projects
  • Experience in managing the procedures and systems for accurate record-keeping and claims management
  • Chartered engineer status (CEng MIEI or equivalent)

About Roughan & O'Donovan

Roughan & O’Donovan is one of Ireland’s leading civil, structural and environmental engineering consultancies. We plan, design and manage major infrastructure projects, both nationally and internationally. 

Our current projects include the A6 Dungiven to Drumahoe dualling scheme in Northern Ireland, the Waterford North Quays Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) scheme, the N4 Mullingar to Longford (Roosky) Road project and the N5 Westport to Turlough Road project.    

When you join ROD, you will become part of a team recognised for outstanding technical skill and passion for excellence. 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. 

How 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


Roughan & O’Donovan is an equal opportunity 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.