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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.

Current Vacancies

The current vacancies are listed below. Please submit your application including CV and we will contact you shortly.

LGV & HGV Mechanic

LGV & HGV Mechanic

06/05/2022

(LGV – Light Goods Vehicle, HGV – Heavy Goods Vehicle)

Experienced Mechanic required for a well-established and growing Civil Engineering Company in Leinster.

The successful candidate will work closely with our Garage Supervisor. They will be supporting the general upkeep of our wide range of internal Fleet (small equipment, vans, dumpers, excavators, tractors & lorries).

Requirements:

  • Excellent service & repair skills
  • Be Diligent, with a flexible approach to work
  • Have exceptional organisation and communication skills
  • Strong team player

Duties:

  • Service, maintain & repair a wide range of internal fleet including small equipment, vans, dumpers, excavators, tractors & trucks
  • Ensure that all work is carried out to the highest possible standard

Benefits:

Competitive Salary Package

Location:

Head Office, Castledermot, Co. Kildare

Job Type:

Full-Time Permanent

Setting Out Engineer

Setting Out Engineer

10/04/2022

Experienced Setting Out Engineer required for a well-established and growing Civil Engineering Company in Leinster.

Over 35 years in business, we work as Main Contractor for Irish Water, ESB Networks, Local Authorities & Construction Groundworks.

Requirements:

  • Degree/Diploma (or relevant experience)
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience on site setting out.
  • Proficient in the use of setting out equipment, GPS, robotic total station & levelling Equipment.
  • Reasonably proficient in the use of Microsoft Office & AutoCAD

Duties:

  • Setting out and checking as the work progresses.
  • Carry out As Built Surveys
  • Assist in drafting As Built drawings and Traffic Management Plans

Benefits:

The following benefits may be offered:

  • Company Vehicle
  • Fuel Card
  • Company Phone
  • Company Laptop
  • Company Pension
  • On-site parking
  • Excellent opportunity to grow with an established industry leader
  • Competitive Salary & Package
  • Expenses

Location:

Leinster Region and will work closely with our Management Team in a professional and friendly work environment.

Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

10/04/2022

Experienced Quantity Surveyor required for a well-established and growing Civil Engineering Company in Leinster.

Over 35 years in business, we work as Main Contractor for Irish Water, ESB Networks, Local Authorities & Construction Groundworks.

The successful candidate will work closely with our management team in a professional and friendly work environment on a variety of civil engineering, utilities, and construction contracts throughout Leinster and east Munster. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, strong communicator with excellent organisational skills and a positive work ethic, who can work in a multi-functionary team environment.

Requirements:

  • A degree in Quantity Surveying or the equivalent
  • Proven experience in the civil engineering industry with a minimum of 3 years’ experience
  • Good working knowledge of Standard forms of contract – particularly Public Works Contracts
  • Strong working knowledge of principal civils methods of measurement and standard specifications – including ARM, CESMM and NRA/TII documents (or UK equivalents)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective working relationships
  • Proficient use and knowledge of software such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook etc.
  • Excellent standard of both verbal and written English
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Full Driving Licence

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Role will be that of Project QS – reporting to Senior QS/ Commercial Manager.
  • Position may be site-based or a mixture of Head Office (Castledermot, Co. Kildare) and sites. Project sites are predominantly based throughout Leinster and southeast region.
  • Re-measurement and preparation of claim adjustments
  • Monitoring and tracking of project costs to completion
  • Preparation of monthly progress applications and preparation of final accounts
  • Support in the preparation of accurate forecasts of project costs to completion and final value
  • Procurement of sub-contracts and managing subcontractor accounts

Benefits:

The following benefits may be offered:

  • Company Vehicle.
  • Fuel Card.
  • Company Phone.
  • Company Laptop.
  • On-site Parking.
  • Excellent opportunity to grow with an established industry leader.
  • Competitive Salary & Package.
  • Expenses.

Location:

Head Office/Site Based

Job Type:

Full Time, Permanent

Civil Site Engineer/Site Agent

Civil Site Engineer/Site Agent

10/04/2022

Experienced Civil Site Engineer/Site Agent required for a well-established and growing Civil Engineering Company in Leinster.

Over 35 years in business, we work as Main Contractor for Irish Water, ESB Networks, Local Authorities & Construction Groundworks.

Requirements:

  • Degree/Diploma (or relevant experience).
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Road Construction, Water/Wastewater Mains, ESB Civils, Utilities, Cable Installation, and Construction Groundworks.
  • Reasonably proficient in the use of Microsoft Office & AutoCAD.

Duties:

  • Daily management of resources.
  • Maintain Health & Safety, Quality, and Environmental records.
  • Record plant, labour, material, and additional works.
  • Compile data for delay and compensation events.
  • Liaise with consultants and members of the Public.

Benefits:

The following benefits may be offered:

  • Company Vehicle.
  • Fuel Card.
  • Company Phone.
  • Company Laptop.
  • Company Pension.
  • On-site Parking.
  • Excellent opportunity to grow with an established industry leader.
  • Competitive Salary & Package.
  • Expenses.

Location:

Leinster Region and will work closely with our Management Team in a professional and friendly work environment.

Job Type:

Full-Time, Permanent

Experienced Groundworkers

Experienced Groundworkers

10/04/2022

Experienced Groundworkers, Polyethylene Pipe Layers/Excavator, and Truck Drivers required for a well-established and growing Civil Engineering Company in Leinster.

Over 35 years in business, we work as Main Contractor for Irish Water, ESB Networks, Local Authorities & Construction Groundworks.

Requirements:

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Water/Wastewater Mains, ESB Civils, Utilities, Cable Installation and Construction Groundworks.

Positions Available:

  • Crew Leaders for 2 to 6-man Crews.
  • General Finishers/Reinstaters.
  • Polyethylene Pipe Layers.
  • Banksmen.
  • Traffic Management Operatives with 3-day SLG Tickets.
  • 180º and 360º Excavator Operators, Truck License would be an advantage.

Full & part-time candidates will be considered.

Training will be provided to upskill.

Permanent positions offered to the right Candidates.

Benefits:
The following benefits may be offered:

  • Company Vehicle.
  • Fuel Card.
  • Company Pension.
  • On-site Parking.
  • Excellent opportunity to grow with an established industry leader.
  • Competitive Rate & Package.
  • Expenses.

Location:
Leinster Region.

Foreman

Foreman

10/04/2022

Experienced Junior & Senior Foremen (with Civil Engineering Background) required for a well-established and growing Civil Engineering Company in Leinster.

Over 35 years in business, we work as Main Contractor for Irish Water, ESB Networks, Local Authorities & Construction Groundworks.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience as Foreman on Civil Engineering Projects including Road Construction, Water/Wastewater Mains, ESB Civils, Utilities, Cable Installation & Construction Groundworks.
  • Have excellent organisation and communication skills and be willing to work as part of a team.
  • Junior Foreman will be mentored and developed in the role. All training and courses will be provided.

Duties:

  • Supervision of site personnel.
  • Scheduling of plant, material, labour, and other resources to meet the programme.
  • Maintain daily site records.
  • Work in conjunction with the Project Manager.

Benefits:

The following benefits may be offered:

  • Company Vehicle.
  • Fuel Card.
  • Company Phone.
  • Company Laptop.
  • Company Pension.
  • On-site Parking.
  • Excellent opportunity to grow with an established industry leader.
  • Competitive Salary & Package.
  • Expenses.

Location:

Leinster Region and will work in conjunction with the Project Manager in a professional and friendly work environment.

Job Type:

Full-Time, Permanent

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Benefit to Working at David Walsh

The following benefits may be offered:

  • Company Vehicle
  • Fuel Card
  • Company Phone
  • Company Laptop
  • Company Pension
  • On-site parking
  • Excellent opportunity to grow with an established industry leader
  • Competitive Salary & Package
  • Expenses

General Applications

If there are no vacancies appropriate to your skillsets but you would like to be considered for a role with us in the future, please complete an application form and we will be in touch.

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