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Current Vacancies

The current vacancies are listed below. To apply, send an email with your CV to careers@dwce.ie

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Civil Site Foreman

Civil Site Foreman

David Walsh Civil Engineering Ltd is a family-owned business, providing a wide range of high-quality civil engineering, utility infrastructure and residential construction services and solutions throughout Ireland.

Due to continued growth and expansion, we have a number of exciting roles available in a variety of locations. If you are looking to progress your career with a recognised industry leader, please apply today or contact our recruitment team.

Civils Foreman with civil engineering experience required for a well-established and growing civil engineering company based in the Leinster region. This is a full-time role with career progression opportunities, for the right candidate.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience and proven track record as a foreman on civil engineering projects including groundworks, roads, ESB and utilities.
  • Have excellent organisation and communication skills and be willing to work as part of a team.
  • Must have some experience of working in public roadways.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of site personnel.
  • Scheduling of all resources to meet programme.
  • Maintain daily and weekly site records.
  • Work in conjunction with the management team.

Benefits:

  • Excellent opportunity to grow your career with an established industry leader.
  • Excellent salary & package.
  • Training and courses will be provided.

Location:

Leinster and Southeast Region.

Apply with CV to careers@dwce.ie

Project Engineer/Setting Out Engineer

Project Engineer/Setting Out Engineer

David Walsh Civil Engineering Ltd is a family-owned business, providing a wide range of high-quality civil engineering, utility infrastructure and residential construction services and solutions throughout Ireland. Due to continued growth and expansion, we have several exciting roles available in a variety of locations.

A Project Engineer / Setting Out Engineer is required to work on Civil Engineering projects being delivered in the Southeast Region. This is a full-time role with career progression opportunities, for the right candidate. If you are looking to progress your career with a recognised industry leader, please apply today with your CV to careers@dwce.ie.

Minimum Requirements

  • Hold a Civil Engineering or related qualification, or possess relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ industry experience on site setting out.
  • Strong technical ability along with proficient problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in the use of setting out equipment, GPS, robotic total station & levelling Equipment.
  • Reasonably proficient in the use of Microsoft Office & AutoCAD

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist the engineering and commercial teams throughout the life cycle of works.
  • Setting out and checking as works progresses.
  • Carry out as built surveys and drawings.
  • Progress reporting, costing and valuations.
  • Maintaining detailed records.
  • Retain a proactive approach to resolving technical difficulties or other challenges that may arise.
  • Maintain key relationships with all stakeholders, site teams, support departments and clients.

Benefits

  • Excellent salary and package

Location

The role will be based in the Leinster / South East region working closely with our management team in a professional and friendly work environment.

Project Manager (Civils)

Project Manager (Civils)

David Walsh Civil Engineering Ltd is a family-owned business, providing a wide range of high-quality civil engineering, utility infrastructure and residential construction services and solutions throughout Ireland.

Due to continued growth and expansion, a Project Manager is required to work on a variety of civil engineering and construction Design & Build contracts throughout Ireland. This is a full-time role with career progression opportunities.

David Walsh Civil Engineering have secured a steady pipeline of new contracts, these include projects / frameworks with clients such as ESB, Local Authorities and with Irish Water on their Capital Frameworks.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Hold a Civil Engineering or related qualification or possess relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Civil Engineering / Project Management or equivalent role.
  • Knowledge and experience of water and wastewater contracts would be an advantage.
  • Commercially and contractually astute.
  • Strong technical ability with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to lead the project and manage stakeholders.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the design process, raise RFI’s and review designs before finalisation.
  • Progress reporting and upkeep of construction program.
  • Leading design team meetings, site progress meetings and client liaison meetings as appropriate.
  • Oversight of project delivery and construction related issues.
  • Maintain key relationships with all stakeholders, site teams, support departments and clients / Employer Representative’s.
  • Specialist subcontract and supplier engagement and management.

Benefits:

  • Excellent opportunity to grow your career with an established industry leader.
  • Excellent salary and package.

Location:

Based at either of our south Kildare or Galway office, you will work closely with our commercial and management teams in a professional and friendly work environment.

Joining a family-owned company offers the opportunity to be part of a close-knit team, contribute to a long-term vision, and experience a work environment that values personal connections and a strong company culture.

Apply with your CV directly to our management team at the following address: careers@dwce.ie

Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager

Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager

David Walsh Civil Engineering Ltd is a family-owned business, providing a wide range of high-quality civil engineering, utility infrastructure and residential construction services and solutions throughout Ireland.

Due to continued growth and expansion Quantity Surveyor(s) are required to work on a variety of residential, civil engineering and construction contracts throughout Ireland.

Preferable Attributes:

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent related qualification.
  • Relevant experience in residential, civil engineering or construction.
  • Proficiency with standard forms of contract, particularly Public Works Contracts and preparation of claim adjustments.

The main responsibilities of the role will be applied based on the experience of the candidate(s).

This is a full-time role with career progression opportunities.

Benefits:

  • Excellent career opportunity with an established industry leader
  • Excellent salary & package

Location:

Based at either of our south Kildare or Galway office, you will work closely with our commercial and management teams in a professional and friendly work environment.

Joining a family-owned company offers the opportunity to be part of a close-knit team, contribute to a long-term vision, and experience a work environment that values personal connections and a strong company culture.

Apply with your CV directly to our management team at the following address: careers@dwce.ie

Health & Safety Manager

Health & Safety Manager

David Walsh Civil Engineering Ltd is a family-owned business, providing a wide range of high-quality civil engineering, utility infrastructure and residential construction services and solutions throughout Ireland.

Due to continued growth and expansion an experienced Health & Safety Manager is required to work on a variety of residential, civil engineering and construction contracts throughout Ireland.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Third level qualification in Occupational Health and Safety, Construction Management, or related field.
  • Proven experience (5+ Years) in health and safety management within the civil / construction industry.
  • Strong operating knowledge of health and safety regulations, standards, and best practices.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively engage and influence stakeholders at all levels.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop effective, proportionate, and tailored systems and procedures for managing health and safety across the business.
  • Maintain an awareness of all relevant changes to health and safety regulatory and guidance and to recommended changes in current practice and procedures.
  • Lead on Health and Safety improvement, awareness and engagement programmes, to ensure all staff have the right skills and knowledge of health and safety to fulfil their roles.
  • Take a lead role in the investigation of accidents, incidents, and near misses, identifying root causes and implementing corrective and preventative measures.
  • Represent the company with clients, subcontractors, regulatory agencies, and other stakeholders on health and safety matters.

Benefits:

  • Excellent career opportunity with an established industry leader
  • Excellent salary & package

Location:

This is a full time role, office based and you will work closely with our management teams based in Castledermot, County Kildare in a professional and friendly work environment.

Joining a family-owned company offers the opportunity to be part of a close-knit team, contribute to a long-term vision, and experience a work environment that values personal connections and a strong company culture.

Apply with your CV directly to our management team at the following address: careers@dwce.ie

General Operative

General Operative

David Walsh Civil Engineering Ltd is a family-owned business, providing a wide range of high-quality civil engineering, utility infrastructure and residential construction services and solutions throughout Ireland. Due to continued growth and expansion, we have a number of exciting roles available in a variety of locations.

Job Description:

Experienced Groundworkers required for a well-established and growing civil engineering company based in the Leinster region. This is a full-time role with an excellent package for the right candidates.

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in groundworks, roads, water, wastewater, ESB and utilities.

Positions Available:

  • Crew Leaders for 2 to 6 person Crews.
  • Concrete & tarmac reinstaters.
  • Pipe layers.
  • Traffic management operatives with valid 3 day SLG card.
  • 180º and 360º Excavator Operators. Truck License would be an advantage.

Benefits:

  • Excellent opportunity to grow your career with an established industry leader
  • Excellent salary & package
  • Training and courses will be provided.

Location:

Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford

Apply via link above

Site Agent / Civils Foreman (Civils / Utilities)

Site Agent / Civils Foreman (Civils / Utilities)

David Walsh Civil Engineering Ltd is a family-owned business, providing a wide range of high-quality civil engineering, utility infrastructure and residential construction services and solutions throughout Ireland.

Due to continued growth and expansion, we have a number of exciting roles available in a variety of locations. If you are looking to progress your career with a recognised industry leader, please apply today or contact our recruitment team.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience and proven track record as a Site Agent on civil engineering projects including groundworks, roads, ESB and utilities.
  • Have excellent organisation and communication skills and be willing to work as part of a team.
  • Strong technical knowledge of civil engineering principles, construction methods, and materials, particularly in water / wastewater.
  • Excellent leadership, organisational, and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks effectively.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Oversee civils / utilities projects from inception to completion, ensuring adherence to budget, schedule, and quality standards.
  • Coordinate with project stakeholders including engineers, subcontractors, suppliers, and clients to effectively manage project requirements and expectations.
  • Plan and schedule construction activities, allocating resources efficiently to maximise productivity and minimise delays.
  • Monitor project progress, identifying and addressing any issues or challenges that may arise during construction.
  • Implement and enforce safety protocols and quality control measures to maintain a safe working environment and deliver exceptional results.
  • Conduct regular site inspections and assessments to ensure compliance with project specifications, regulations, and industry best practices.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate project documentation including works orders, change orders, and as-built drawings.

Benefits:

  • Excellent opportunity to grow your career with an established industry leader.
  • Excellent salary & package.
  • This is a full-time role with career progression opportunities for the right candidate.

Location:

The roles will be based in the South / South East region working closely with our management team in a professional and friendly work environment.

Joining a family-owned company offers the opportunity to be part of a close-knit team, contribute to a long-term vision, and experience a work environment that values personal connections and a strong company culture.

Apply with your CV directly to our management team at the following address: careers@dwce.ie

Yard & Warehouse Operative

Yard & Warehouse Operative

David Walsh Civil Engineering Ltd is a family-owned business, providing a wide range of high-quality civil engineering, utility infrastructure and residential construction services and solutions throughout Ireland.

Due to continued growth and expansion, we have a number of exciting roles available in a variety of locations. If you are looking to progress your career with a recognised industry leader, please apply today or contact our recruitment team.

Yard & Warehouse Operative required for a well-established and growing civil engineering company based in the Leinster region. This is a full-time role with an excellent package for the right candidates.

Immediate start for the right candidate.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Efficiently load and off load deliveries, adhering to safety protocols
  • Ensure deliveries are thoroughly checked upon arrival, highlighting any anomalies.
  • Recording of returns
  • Operate a forklift to move and transport materials within the yard.
  • Arrange stock in yard and stores for easy access and retrieval.
  • Notify yard manager of stock shortage/outage.
  • Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping in the warehouse and yard
  • Good team player who can also work on own initiative.
  • Perform any other duties as may be deemed necessary or may be required by the company.

Requirements

  • Previous experience as a Yard Operative or in a similar role preferred but not essential as full training will be provided.
  • Full Irish driver’s license essential.
  • Preference will be given to applicants aged over 25 and above, to comply with our insurance policies and coverage requirements.
  • Forklift & Teleporter licence preferable.

Location:

Based at our head office, in Castledermot, Co. Kildare

Apply with CV to careers@dwce.ie

 

Careers at David Walsh Civil Engineering

David Walsh Civil Engineering Ltd is a family-owned business, providing a wide range of high-quality civil engineering, utility infrastructure and residential construction services and solutions throughout Ireland.

Due to continued growth and expansion, we have a number of exciting roles available in a variety of locations. If you are looking to progress your career with a recognised industry leader, please apply today or contact our recruitment team at careers@dwce.ie.

David Walsh Civil Engineering Ltd is an equal opportunities employer always looking to recruit talented, ambitious individuals who are eager to work in a dynamic environment.

We currently employ a diverse team of over 140 personnel with a range of backgrounds, qualifications, and skillsets. It is family feel, team-spirit, and driven by common goals that sets us apart.