Location: Dublin

Job type:  One-year contract

Salary: Competitive

To apply: Email careers@rod.ie

About the role

You will be part of a team supervising the construction of gantries and the installation of intelligent transport systems (ITS) ducting along the M50 motorway, from Junction 14 to the M11.

The works will primarily involve:

  • construction and installation, including foundations, of two full-span gantries and eleven half-span gantries along the M50
  • installation of ducting to provide the aforementioned gantries with the smart motorway capabilities to monitor and manage traffic along the M50

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:

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. 


  • A degree in engineering (Level 8 qualification in the National Framework of Qualifications or equivalent)
  • At least five years’ postgraduate experience in the design or construction of road projects
  • Experience in administering the public works forms of contract
  • Fluency/high level of proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Ability to work in a team environment 
  • Motivated individual with a strong work ethic


  • Knowledge of health and safety legislation and regulations
  • Competency in the use of Microsoft Suite and AutoCAD
  • Competency in reading and understanding plans and specifications
  • Experience in implementing procedures and systems for accurate record-keeping
  • Experience in preparing clear and concise reports
  • Chartered engineer status (CEng MIEI or equivalent)

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

Email your CV and cover letter to careers@rod.ie

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.