Location: Ballycoolin, Dublin 11

Contract duration: 18 months

Salary: Competitive 

About the role

Your role will involve supporting the Employer’s Representative in delivering works on the M50 motorway and its approaches. The role will cover several contracts.

The works include the erection of gantries and associated civil works and the deployment of digital advanced motorway indicators, variable message signs and associated intelligent transport systems (ITS) equipment along the M50 motorway approaches.   

You will be responsible for managing multiple key stakeholders and project progress. You will be supported by a team of three resident engineers.


  • A degree in engineering (Level 8 qualification in the National Framework of Qualifications or equivalent)
  • At least seven years’ postgraduate experience in the supervision of construction of civil engineering works
  • A minimum of five years’ combined experience in the role of senior resident engineer (or equivalent) on high-speed roads projects, including at least one with a construction value in excess of €20 million (exclusive of VAT)
  • Experience of working with intelligent transport systems (ITS)
  • Experience of working on a live motorway
  • Experience in administering the public works forms of contract
  • Fluent/highly proficient in spoken and written English
  • Motivated individual with a strong work ethic
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good organisational skills


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

About Roughan & O'Donovan

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

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. 

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How to apply

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Roughan & O’Donovan is an equal opportunity employer. 

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