Civils Engineer 6 Month FTC

Employer Information

KN Circet


T: +353 (1) 457 5000


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring Foundation Upgrades are installed to client / designer specification drawings, e.g., correct measurements, correct concrete, correct rebar, correct concrete shutters, weather protection, curing times.
  • Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety regulations and specific RAMSs for each task, and ensuring each operative is signed up to the correct RAMS and have appropriate training.
  • Plant inductions (Ensuring plant is fit for purpose)
  • Liaising with Project manager and management team updating on progress and planning workload for sub-contractors to ensure program is adhered to and continuation of work is maintained
  • Pre visiting sites to foresee any issues which need to be resolved before contractor commences, e.g., poor ground conditions, access issues, height restrictions from Conductors.
  • Liaising with the client and designer to update and resolves queries they may have
  • Reviewing RAMS for acceptance from sub-contractors
  • Preparing Permits to Work/Operate, Permits to Dig, providing Safe Dig drawings, checking these updated and reflective of what is installed.
  • Compiling Quality Assurance documents, Concrete Cube test spreadsheets, Stone Sample testing
  • Ensuring temporary stay wire and blocks are installed as required, which may vary according to weather conditions
  • Reviewing costs and Dayworks for acceptance from sub-contractors
  • Provide a weekly Progress Update
  • Complete Safety Audits on site and advise on resolution of issues, and stop works if necessary
  • Visit each site daily, and ensure all operatives and plant are inducted to Circet, and Hazards are safely managed
  • Ensure Environmental policies are followed, e.g. silt fencing installed, plant nappies and oil spill kits are on site, distances maintained from Badger sets, close liaison with Circet environmental officer and a prestart visit to identify potential issues
  • Ensuring operatives have correct training for tasks being carried out.
  • Ensuring watercourse and culverts are managed safely, installing piped crossing points as required
  • Ensuring reinstatement is completed correctly, field drainage installed, rubbish removed, topsoil correctly levelled, grass seeded, fencing / gates installed.
  • Ensuring Traffic Management plans are followed, with correct road signage and vehicle/pedestrian access is maintained as required
  • Ensuring Access Lanes are installed and removed to client specification, and where necessary agreeing addition stone quantities e.g. low areas in the field.
  • Ensuring Temporary works designs are completed on site as per the agreed procedure.
  • Ensuring adequate welfare is provided on site, and COSHH is complied with.

Core Skills;
•   3rd level Qualification in Civil Engineering with 4 years post graduate experience within the construction industry or a similar role
•   Fluent in Microsoft packages;
•   Good standard of written English.
•   Patient and assertive,excellent communication skills.
•   Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and an eye for detail.
•   Full driving license

Knowledge & Experience;

  • Experience of reading, interpreting and assessing against civil related specifications and drawings
  • Experience of inspecting structural concrete including reinforcement
  • Experience in compiling comprehensive site records
  • Experience of completing daily progress reports
  • Good communication skills
  • A valid CSR or similar approved safety card
  • Site Travel 
  • NIE requirements as above including Client authorisation
  • Manual Handling
  • First Aid
  • CSR / CSCS Equivalent


  • Contract
  • NI
  • Closing date: Friday 09 Sep 2022
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