Contracts Engineer

Employer Information

Lagan Specialist Contracting Group


T: 028 9045 5531


Company Overview
FK Lowry Ltd is part of the Lagan Specialist Contracting Group providing specialists piling solutions across Ireland and the UK.

Established over 30 years ago and members of the Federation of Piling Specialist, the range of disciplines offered include the design and installation of bored CFA and rotary bored piling, contiguous and secant piled retaining walls and driven precast & steel piling.

Role Overview
Assisting in delivering piling projects safely, on time and within budget

What you'll do
The following reflect the main tasks associated with your position and are not intended to be exclusive or exhaustive:

  • Visiting site pre-commencement
  • Preparing Method Statements and Risk Assessments, and implementing safe working practices on site
  • Site briefings and tool box talks
  • HSEQ audits
  • Implementing design to site execution
  • Ensuring up to date Contract documentation is reviewed and in place
  • Maintaining site records and diaries
  • Liaise with QS to identify change/delay to tender
  • Procurement and scheduling of piles and/or materials
  • Understanding tender and contract award
  • Control of costs and financial reporting to Contracts Manager
  • Operating accounts system for control of material and plant orders
  • Liaising with clients
  • Sequencing and programming
  • Attending site meetings (HSEQ/Progress etc)
  • Supporting piling operatives
  • Any other reasonable duties as required.

What you'll bring
As a Contracts Engineer your main skills and experience will include:


  • Third level qualification in Civil Engineering or a related discipline
  • 1-2 years’ experience in Civil Engineering/Piling
  • Ability to successfully implement, maintain and ensure compliance of Health & Safety legislation
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
  • Commercially aware of economies and efficiencies
  • Fully flexible regarding travel, prepared to travel to site locations within the UK and Ireland
  • Ability to Manage/Control on site setting out
  • Ability to read and understand Construction drawings and Specification
  • Full valid driving licence
  • IT literate in all Microsoft Office applications


  • At least 1-year experience engineering within the piling industry
  • CSR/CSCS Qualification or equivalent
  • Experience of using AutoCAD or other equivalent software 

How we'll reward you
In return, we offer an attractive salary plus we’ll provide a wide selection of lifestyle offers, development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.

Our Core Benefits include:

  • Employer Pension Contribution
  • Membership of relevant Institutions & Professional Bodies
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plans
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Gym Membership

Your application
At Lagan Specialist Contracting Group, we want everyone to feel welcome. That’s why we want you to know that we'll work with you to make the application process as smooth as possible. So please just let us know if you need any adjustments or support – we'll do whatever we can to help.

To apply for this post please submit your CV.

LAGAN SPECIALIST CONTRACTING GROUP ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITES EMPLOYER – We will not discriminate against anyone on the grounds of Sex, Pregnancy or maternity, Gender reassignment, Marital or Civil Partnership status, Religious or other similar philosophical belief, Political Opinion, Racial group, Sexual orientation, Disability or Age. 

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