Chief Operating Officer
Sinéad Timoney is a Director and the Chief Operating Officer of Fehily Timoney and Company. She successfully leads all operational areas of the business including Corporate Governance, Human Resources, Finance, Marketing and Bid Management, Quality, Health and Safety and GDPR. Sinéad also has 16 years civil engineering experience as a Chartered Engineer and is a Fellow of the Association of Consulting Engineers in Ireland. She has extensive experience in the planning, design, procurement, cost control and implementation of civil and structural engineering projects. She has worked in Ireland and the United Kingdom on Design & Build projects and on Public Private Partnership road design projects.
In addition to fulfilling the role of Chief Operating Officer, Sinéad is responsible for the monitoring and implementation of the in house design and occupational health and safety procedures and the company’s adherence to the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013 and Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 on all FT projects. She has in-depth knowledge and extensive experience in the application of Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Legislation, primarily in the Construction Industry and most recently in the Utilities Sector. Proven track record in the Health and Safety Management of a large number of projects of varying sizes and complexities with a proven ability to motivate and influence project teams in the areas of design safety. Promoting continuous improvement of systems with a demonstrated capacity to deliver design safety results.
Sinéad is responsible for providing support and advice to designers on the management of health and safety on FT’s projects in the Infrastructure, Waste and Environment Sectors. Regular training is also provided by Sinéad in the form of briefing sessions to all technical staff to remind them of the requirements of the in-house procedures and the Regulations.
Sinéad also has extensive experience in the planning, design, procurement, cost control and implementation of civil and structural engineering projects. She has worked in Ireland and the United Kingdom on Design & Build projects and on Public Private Partnership road design projects. She has particular experience in the supervision of construction of Design & Build projects having been part of the Designers Site Representative teams for both the N11 Gorey to Arklow Link (€100m) and the N9/N10 Killcullen to Waterford Scheme Phase 3 – Kilcullen to Carlow (€120). More recently, Sinéad managed the A737 Dalry Bypass in Scotland (£32m).
Sinéad’s experience in the waste sector covers Ireland and the Middle East and includes landfill capping & lining design, landfill surface water design, data gathering for waste inventory preparation, analysis and preparation of environmental impact statements and water quality assessments, tender design of anaerobic digestion facilities, construction and demolition recovery, date fibre re-use for construction products, well head cuttings stabilisation, recovery and encapsulation.
Sinéad has considerable experience in the renewable energy sector. She has had input into planning applications (including SID), environmental impact assessments, and CEMP for wind farms in Ireland. She has also carried out pre-application consultations, planning due diligence and declaration of identity for various wind farms.