Civil Site Engineer – Onshore Wind Farm

This role has a mandatory requirement of a minimum of 5 years’ experience as resident/site engineer for the civil works construction of Onshore Wind Farms including roads, hardstands and foundations. Candidates without this experience will not be considered for this role.

Resident Engineer Duties

  • Review and understand the full scope of planning requirements required to commence construction on a wind farm project;
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of necessary compliance under the wind farm planning permission;
  • Become familiar with the Health and Safety requirements for the wind farm projects;
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of necessary compliance under the safety regulations;
  • Become familiar with the relevant forms of construction contract;
  • Support the Project Manager in the management of the construction of the respective projects;
  • Monitor the contractors’ and subcontractors’ safety, schedule and quality during the construction phase;
  • Assist in the monitoring and coordination of all contractor design and construction activities;
  • Working with Ionic electrical & civil engineering teams to manage the review of the contractor’s civil and electrical designs;
  • Assist in the co-ordination of all important stages of construction work to ensure cost, quality and schedule are maintained;
  • Become familiar with and update the project programme with all contractor and sub-contractor updates;
  • Prepare daily, weekly and/or monthly progress reports to Client including updating the Project risk analysis;
  • Preparation and submission for review and issue of project meeting minutes;
  • Cary out onsite surveying, setting out and civil engineering testing;
  • Assist with preparation, marking up, and review of drawings;
  • Assist with preparation, review and monitoring of Risk Assessments and Method Statements for various tasks on the project;
  • Liaise with Contractors, Clients, Designers, Utilities, Public Authorities, Landowners and other project stakeholders are required;

Other Duties:

  • Assisting in the production of complete and comprehensive documentation relating to the project and infrastructure, to be compiled in the Project Health and Safety File;
  • Technical inspections of structures, formations and other civil / structural elements of a project as required. Supervision at key stages of civil elements (e.g. large concrete pours);
  • Assisting with site investigations, including where appropriate geotechnical risk assessments on peatland sites, organising and supervising third party site investigation including borehole drilling, geophysical testing and laboratory testing;
  • Preparation of construction and environmental method statements and other documentation as required to meet project planning conditions;
  • Assist with and carry out pre-construction surveys of transport routes to wind farm sites;
  • Monitor Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) transportation, delivery, erection and commissioning;
  • Witness WTG reliability run performance and analyse results;
  • Collate and review WTG quality documentation during transportation, erection and commissioning;
  • Inspect & snag completed WTGs following commissioning;
  • Undertake WTG climbing training and be comfortable with working within WTGs at height;
  • Some work will involve travel throughout Ireland and possibly on occasions further afield;
  • Any other work reasonably requested by your Line Manager.

Personal skills/Attributes

  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated;
  • Flexibility regarding travelling to site and working alone;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to develop good working relationships with colleagues;
  • An interest in renewable energy;
  • Able to adapt and work effectively and flexibly within a small team environment;
  • Be able to travel throughout Ireland and possibly on occasions further afield;

Education and qualifications

  • Degree in Civil Engineering (or Energy Engineering) (Level 8 min);
  • Hold a current driving licence;
  • Safe Pass Training;
  • Design experience combined with construction experience an advantage;
  • Experience of the PSDP role on projects is desirable.

Skills: 

Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Concrete structures, Onshore Wind Farm, Health & Safety

Apply Today

If you are interested in joining our team then please send your CV to careers@ionicconsulting.ie

Closing date for applications is Monday December 21st 2020