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Geotechnical Design Site Representative

Fehily Timoney and Company (FT) is one of Ireland’s largest Irish owned consultants with centres of excellence in Civil Infrastructure, Waste & Resource Management and Renewables. FT provides design and contract management services for the construction of infrastructure projects such as roads, bridgeworks, rail, solid waste facilities, renewable energy, drainage, water and wastewater treatment facilities, airports, tunnels and gas pipelines.

FT is looking to recruit a Geotechnical Design Site Representative (DSR) for a major highways interchange improvement scheme in Cork, involving direct road links, a grade separated junction, roundabouts, 12 major bridges, culverts, drainage, earthworks and environmental works. The project is expected to start construction in October 2020 and will run for approximately the next 2.5 years. This opportunity offers the chance to have a high-profile role on a major highways project in the South of Ireland, followed by potential positions on other high-profile infrastructure schemes.

FT's Responsibilities

  • Carry out daily inspections and keeping of daily site diaries
  • Reviewing and approving materials submissions from the Contractor
  • Reviewing of the Contractor’s method statements
  • Reviewing and approving inspection and test plans
  • Raising non-compliance reports
  • Supervision of the construction works on site
  • Witnessing of key stages of the construction works
  • Advising the designer of any design defects noted
  • Ensure construction is carried out in accordance with the Works Requirements and Contract
  • Liaise with the design team on any design related matters
  • Representing the designer at site meetings when required

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering or equivalent professional qualification
  • At least 10 years of post-graduate experience in large civil engineering projects
  • Experience working as a Design Site Representative or Resident Engineer on highways & geotechnical projects
  • Experienced in highways embankment and structures foundation construction, including experience with construction in soft ground
  • Experience working in a Consulting Engineering or similar company
  • Excellent communication, management and organisational skills required
  • Experience working and co-ordinating with technical specialists and engineers
  • Key requirements include efficient work methods, functioning both as part of team and on own initiative
  • Experience organising and delivering complex tasks involving multiple parties within a short timeframe

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate. FT is an equal opportunities employer, our company culture champions diversity, inclusion and employee wellbeing through ongoing programs. FT encourages continuous professional development, creativity and flexibility. All CV’s are treated in the strictest confidence. Please submit your application by e-mail to careers@ftco.ie or alternatively, by post to Fehily Timoney and Company, Core House, Pouladuff Road, Cork, T12 D773.

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FT provide our clients with a ‘one stop shop’ in the role of Clients Representative for roads projects.  A fostered partner approach of blending technical knowledge and experience with a customised project team allow for the continued success of projects for our clients.  Our clients include local authorities and the Transport Infrastructure Ireland. 

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