Lead Project Engineer

  • Job Reference: LPE
  • Date Posted: 1 April 2021
  • Recruiter: EXEC Search
  • Location: Dublin, County Dublin
  • Salary: €80,000 to €90,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension, Sick pay policy of 20 days, flexibility
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Alexandra Slattery
  • Telephone: 01 687 4888

Job Description

A well-established transport infratructure company is seeking a Lead Project Engineer to join their growing team in Dublin West. The Lead Project Engineer will work closely with the PMO Head of Department and Principal Project Engineer. This is a senior role requiring 8-10 years'experience as a Lead Project Engineer leading teams of 20+ engineers. The Lead Project Engineer will handle high profile, multi million euro projects and will chair meetings with clients and stakeholders. There is a work from home option but the successful candidate will be required to work in the office at least 2 times a week. The salary of offer is competitive with great benefits.

Salary: €80,000 - €90,000

  • Pension
  • Sick pay policy 20 days
  • 21 days holiday entitlement
  • Flexibility


  • Work closely with the PMO Head of Department & Principle Project Engineer
  • Manage the Project Engineering Team
  • Identify project stages and determine necessary steps acknowledging constraint with ERTOs day-to-day tasks and propose solutions to manage any Manage progress, conclicts, budget and report daily to the PMO Head of Department on each project
  • Liaise with the PM and Principle Project Engineer to ensure compliance is adhered to
  • Collaborate with the System Owner on producing and develop project documentation, drawings, tender documents etc
  • Manage and review documentation submitted by Project Engineers
  • Ensure compliance and implement project procedures and relevant legislation
  • Ensure delivery of projects are within timelines and budgets
  • Chair meetings with clients and stakeholders
  • Ensure compliance Contractor documentation
  • Ensure all works carried out are to the satisfaction of the ERTO
  • Delivery of all necessary design and O&M documentation
  • Comply with requirements of the company's Integrated Management System
  • Ensure Task Orders are in line with the requirements of the ISO 9001 standard

Minimum requirements

  • Minimum of 8-10 years' experience as a Lead Project Engineer in Ireland is essential
  • Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Building Services Engineering
  • Strong technical ability in all aspects of Electrical or Building Services Engineering
  • Strong experience in O+M or M+E is required
  • Confident in managing meetings and presenting reports and findings to clients & stakeholders
  • Previous experience in managing a team of 20+ engineers is a must
  • Knowledge & experience of current EN and IEC Standards
  • Expereince of NEN standards is desirable
  • Proficiency in Amtech, Dialux, AutoCAD & MS Office is essential
  • High level of attention to detail
  • High level of decision making abilities plus ability to work on initiative is important for this role
  • Full Clean Driver's License is required also