Are you a talented engineer or technician interested in working with a progressive consultancy involved in innovative projects across wide range of sectors for a variety of clients? Would you like to work in an organisation that offers flexible working arrangements and excellent opportunities for professional development? If so, we are interested in hearing from you.

Excellent communication, organisational and analytical skills are important.

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Vacancy for Senior Structural Engineer

Experience: 5 to 7 years postgraduate

Your new company

Downes Associates is a civil and structural engineering consultancy that provides high quality engineering solutions to both public and private-sector clients. The company is currently experiencing a period of significant growth with an exciting and expanding pipeline of projects and has an immediate requirement for a Principal Structural Engineer to lead an Engineering team in Dublin.

Your new role

This is a an opportunity for you to make a significant contribution to a growing consultancy. The role will require a passion for first class service delivery, technical excellence, flexibility, implementation of best practice, mentoring staff, while continuing to develop and promote the company externally. You will report directly to the Managing Director and will run projects autonomously alongside Technical Directors within the company.

What you'll need to succeed

You must be a Chartered Structural Engineer with the Institution of Structural Engineers having a minimum 5 to 7 years post-graduate experience, with substantial building structure design experience and a track record in running projects. A strong track record of dealing directly with clients and participating as a key member of design team is essential. Experience with modern structural analysis and design software packages and involvement on a number of projects where BIM has been implemented would be an advantage.

What you'll get in return

You will get the opportunity to work with a dynamic team of highly skilled Engineers, working on some of Ireland's most exciting projects, with the prospect to significantly develop your career within a growing company. For your efforts, You will also receive an extremely competitive salary, employment package and other benefits.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, please forward a copy of your CV to


Vacancy for Graduate Structural Engineer

Experience: See below.

The candidate should be qualified or approaching qualification to a Bachelor of Engineering Degree standard or equivalent or higher with up to 4 years' experience - please see attached role definition sheet 'R21002 Graduate Engineer'. Applications for this vacancy consisting of cover letter plus current curriculum vitae to be issued to


BIM/CAD Technician

Experience: 3 to 5 years

We currently have a vacancy for a BIM/CAD Technician with 3 to 5 years experience - please see attached role definition sheet 'R20001 Technician'. Applications for this vacancy consisting of cover letter plus current curriculum vitae to be issued to