Location: South Dublin and North Dublin

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Role description

This role provides an excellent opportunity for you to gain valuable experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team and delivering projects across a range of sectors including, transportation, infrastructure development and tourism.  

You will also participate in a structured training and development programme designed to help you build the knowledge, skills and competencies you need to become chartered.

About Roughan & O'Donovan

ROD is one Ireland's leading civil, environmental and structural engineering consultancies.  We are working on several high-profile national and international projects and can provide you with the opportunity to learn on a variety of project types.

Current projects include:

A6 Randalstown to Castledawson ECI

National Children's Hospital Satellite Centres

Enhancing Motorway Operation Services

Risk-Based Geometric Design

Role responsibilities

  • Planning and environmental appraisal of sites/lands
  • Preparation of supporting documentation for feasibility studies and planning applications
  • Preparation of inputs for and co-ordination of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEA) 

Required qualifications, skills and knowledge

  • Relevant planning/environmental science qualification (BSc, BA, MSc)
  • Knowledge of EIA and SEA processes
  • Good knowledge of environmental legislation and the Irish planning system
  • Excellent report writing and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable working in a busy environment with tight deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and quality outputs
  • Excellent IT skills, including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Fluency/high proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Self-motivated, positive, assertive and focused



  • MSc qualification
  • Experience using Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

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 careers@rod.ie

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.