Civil Engineer - Wind Turbines

Location Ireland
Discipline: Trades, Engineering
Salary: €55k - €65k
Contact name: Gary Walsh

Contact email: gary@sparktel.ie
Published: 2 months ago

Overview:

Sparktel is partnering with a leading international equipment and plant services company to hire an experienced Civil Engineer. This role is within its Wind Farm Division. Our client provides a range of specialist plant and equipment solutions to contractors within the renewable energy sector. They now require a Civil Engineer to work alongside their partners in arriving at the best in class solutions.

This role is for a high-potential individual, capable of working in a growing area of the business with a multi-disciplinary skillset and capable of handling a wide variety of tasks and self-direction.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Review and understand the full scope of requirements required to commence construction on a wind farm project;
  • Become familiar with the Health and Safety requirements for the wind farm projects;
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of necessary compliance under the safety regulations;
  • Support the Site Project Manager in the provision and monitoring of critical equipment, plant and machinery.
  • Working with site electrical & civil engineering teams to manage the review of the contractor’s civil and electrical designs;
  • Assist in the co-ordination of all important stages of construction work with regards equipment and plant to ensure cost, quality and schedule are maintained;
  • Become familiar with and update the project programme with all contractor and sub-contractor updates;
  • Prepare weekly and/or monthly progress reports to client and company leadership team.
  • Assist with preparation, review and monitoring of Risk Assessments and Method Statements for various tasks on the project;
  • Liaise with Contractors, Clients, Designers, Utilities, Public Authorities, Landowners and other project stakeholders are required;
  • Assisting in the production of complete and comprehensive documentation relating to the project and infrastructure, to be compiled in the Project Health and Safety File;
  • Technical inspections of structures, equipment and plant as well as other civil / structural elements of a project as required. Supervision at key stages
  • Preparation of construction and environmental method statements and other documentation as required to meet project planning conditions;
  • Assist with and carry out pre-construction surveys of transport routes to wind farm sites;
  • Some work will involve travel throughout Ireland
  • Any other work reasonably requested by your Line Manager.

PERSONAL SKILLS/ATTRIBUTES

  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated;
  • Flexibility regarding travelling to site and working alone;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to develop good working relationships with colleagues;
  • An interest in plant, machinery as well as renewable energy
  • Be able to travel throughout Ireland

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in Civil Engineering (or Energy Engineering) (Level 8 min);
  • Hold a current driving licence;
  • Safe Pass Training;
  • Design experience combined with construction experience an advantage;

Benefits:

· Base Salary €55,000 - €65,000

· Bonus

· A company vehicle + fuel card

· Pension – 6%