Job type: Permanent

Location: Sandyford, Dublin 18 or Santry, Dublin 17, with agreed flexible working arrangements

Salary: Competitive 

Your role

You will be part of a team recognised for delivering high quality, cost-effective and sustainable building projects across a range of sectors, including residential, healthcare, education and commercial.

Your key duties will include:

  • structural design
  • liaison with clients, design teams and contractors
  • site monitoring
  • project management
  • structural surveys and reports
  • site development design

About our buildings team

Our buildings team works with architects, developers, local authorities and property owners to develop robust, long-lasting building designs.

We adopt a proactive approach to design and use the latest technologies and techniques, including BIM (Building Information Modelling), to deliver projects on-time and within budget.

Our buildings achieve the top certifications within sustainable design, including LEED and BREEAM. 

Recent award wins include:


  • Honours degree in structural or civil engineering (Level 8 qualification in the National Framework of Qualifications or equivalent)
  • Two to five years' postgraduate experience with a structural design consultancy working on buildings related projects
  • Strong safety ethic
  • Good organisational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Eagerness to learn and develop skills
  • Ability to work within a team or on your own under guidance
  • Fluent or highly proficient in spoken and written English
  • Full and clean driving licence


  • Experience of MasterSeries or similar structural design and analysis software
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Knowledge or experience of BIM / REVIT
  • Knowledge and experience of building regulations and technical guidance documents
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations (construction) 
  • Knowledge and experience of design in accordance with Eurocodes for concrete, steel, masonry, timber and foundations
  • Site development design experience for buildings projects (drainage, water, SuDS)
  • Knowledge and experience of the RIAI forms of contract and IEI Conditions of Engagement for Engineering Consultants
  • Knowledge and experience of Public Works Contracts and Conditions of Engagement for Consultants
  • Knowledge or experience of NBS or a similar specification tool
  • Experience in the procurement of topographical, utilities and ground investigation surveys

About Roughan & O'Donovan

Roughan & O'Donovan (ROD) is a leading civil, environmental and structural engineering consultancy. An independently owned firm, we employ a multidisciplinary team of more than 200 people, of 20 different nationalities, in our Dublin and UK offices. 

Our people are the heart of our business, and we invest heavily in their personal and professional development through all stages of career development. We are an Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer and operate an Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) training scheme.

Our current projects include:

To apply

Roughan & O’Donovan is an equal opportunity employer. 

For compliance purposes, Roughan & O'Donovan will retain, for at least one year, all records arising from the recruitment process.

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 a candidate(s) being hired.


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