FT provides inspection, feasibility, design and contract management services for sustainable infrastructure projects such as roads, highways, greenways, active travel, bridges, wind farms, buildings, rail and bus, drainage, marine, urban and industrial developments and public realm. FT places sustainability at the core of our design process and takes pride in developing innovative and sustainable solutions. FT has over twenty years' experience in the roles of Employers Representative and Designer and have won multiple industry awards for our work. Download our brochure.

FT’s experienced civil, structural and geotechnical engineers and scientists provide an integrated sustainable design and project management service.  FT offer a full life cycle consultancy service from site selection and feasibility studies, option selection, through planning, detailed design, procurement, contract administration and construction supervision. FT’s broad design capabilities provide cost-effective and sustainable solutions to our clients’ needs in both the public and private sector.  FT is also experienced in completing infrastructure projects to BIM Level 2.

FT’s infrastructure projects span a large range of contract types from Public and Private Sector, Design and Build and ECI including experience acting as both the Employers Designer and Representative and Contractors Designer. FT provide our clients with a ‘one stop shop’ in the role of Employers Designer and Representative. We foster a partnering approach with our clients, blending technical knowledge and experience with a customised project team generating continued success of projects for our clients.  Our clients include Local Authorities, Transport Infrastructure Ireland, National Transport Authority, Urban Development and Pharmaceutical companies, Main Contractors and private individuals.

FT’s involvement in Irish Road, Highway, Greenway and Blueway projects include:

    1. Dunkettle Interchange Upgrade Scheme
    2. N4 Collooney to Castlebaldwin
    3. Cavan Northern Strategic Route
    4. Heath Mayfield Motorway
    5. N11 Gorey to Arklow
    6. N9/N10 Phase 3 Kilcullen to Carlow
    7. N9/N10 Phase 4 Knocktopher to Powerstown
    8. M17 M18 Gort to Tuam
    9. N25 Youghal Bypass
    10. Cork Northern Relief Road
    11. N8 Fermoy Bypass Tolling Infrastructure
    12. N8 Cashel Bypass
    13. The Limerick Tunnel
    14. N7 Nenagh to Limerick Bypass
    15. Mullingar Link Road
    16. N5 Ballaghadereen Bypass
    17. A5 Western Transport Corridor
    18. N15 Bundoran to Ballyshannon Bypass
    19. Newbridge Link Road
    20. Mullinure Link Road
    21. N25 Waterford City Greenway
    22. Sliabh Bawn Recreational Trails
    23. South Kerry Greenway
    24. Galway Wind Park & Looped Trails
    25. Limerick Greenway
    26. Cork Southern Distributor Link Road>
    27. N19 Shannon Airport Access Road
    28. Wexford to Rosslare Greenway
    29. Kildare Grand Canal Greenway Phase 1 & Phase 2
    30. Barrow Blueway Road Crossings & Footbridges
    31. Cahir to Cashel Greenway
    32. Kinsale Greenway
    33. Rathkeale to Limerick Greenway
    34. N56 Doonwell to Drumbrick Road Scheme
    35. N22 Garries Bridge Flood Alleviation Scheme
    36. Tralee to Listowel Greenway
    37. Patrickswell to Charleville Greenway
    38. N56 Falcarragh to Gortahork
    39. N22 Baile Bhuirne to Macroom Active Travel
    40. Bantry Relief Road
    41. South Kerry to North Kerry Greenway Connection

Infrastructure Services provided:

  • Active Travel design
  • As-built records
  • Bridge and building structures condition surveys and assessment
  • Bridge design
  • Building design
  • Category 3 Checks
  • Construction supervision
  • Contract documentation and administration
  • Employers Representative
  • Expert evidence at Oral Hearings
  • Flood risk analysis and flood management design
  • Geotechnical design and assessment
  • Greenway, Blueway and Greyway design
  • Ground investigations
  • Health and Safety, Quality Assurance
  • Marine & coastal engineering
  • Pipeline design
  • Planning/licensing
  • Procurement
  • Project management
  • Project Supervisor Design Process
  • Public Realm design
  • Road and highways design
  • Site supervision
  • SUDs, drainage network design and nature based solutions
  • Temporary works design and checks
  • Tender assessment
  • Value engineering

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Completed over 460 Eirspan bridge inspections

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Designed in excess of 270 bridges

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606 kms

Designed in excess of 606 kms of Irish national roads


FT is recruiting the following positions in the Sustainable Infrastructure Team:

Position Sector Location
Associate Director – Highways and Active Travel Sustainable Infrastructure Cork, Dublin or Carlow
Principal Project Manager – Highways Sustainable Infrastructure Cork, Dublin or Carlow
Senior Engineer – Drainage Sustainable Infrastructure Cork, Dublin or Carlow

Why join FT

“I’m glad to have completed an engineering internship with FT. The breadth of experience gained, mentorship received and company culture made it a very rewarding experience.”

Dylan Whelan

Engineering Intern
Why join FT

Why join FT

“The opportunities and experience I have gained from working as part of the FT team has encouraged and very much supported my growth as a Geotechnical Engineer.”

Emily Archer

Senior Project Geotechnical Engineer
Why join FT

Why join FT

“As a Principal Engineer I have worked on major projects both nationally and internationally. I would highly recommend FT as a company working on best-in-class projects in an organisation where your impact is noticed and rewarded.”

James O'Neill

Principal Engineer
Why join FT

Why join FT

“Since joining FT in 2019 I have very rapidly and significantly expanded on my previous knowledge and experience. Working within a highly skilled and confident multidisciplinary team of experts has undoubtedly been a major positive of my experience in FT to date.”

Eoin O'Connor

Project Scientist
Why join FT

Why join FT

“As a Principal Ecologist I lead a team of eight ecologists with a wide range of expertise in the discipline. FT has provided our team with excellent support and training opportunities through ongoing CPD along with both practical and technical experience through the many high profile projects we have worked on.”

Jon Kearney

Technical Director
Why join FT