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Murphy Surveys

Project Engineer - Specialist Engineering Services (incl. Structural Inspections)

SES Kildare · Kilcullen, Kildare
Department SES Kildare
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation DOE

Do you want to work for one of the leading Geomatics companies in Europe today?

Murphy Surveys is one of the leading consultancies in Europe. We are an ambitious and innovative company, and through our commitment to invest in people, technology and best practice, we continuously strive to be the best and remain ahead of the field in everything we do.

With offices nationwide in Ireland, the UK and in Spain, Germany and Italy, we are continuously developing and expanding our team. Building on a strong reputation of over 35 years, we are recognised as being at the forefront of the surveying industry and widely regarded as one of the most dynamic, experienced, professional, innovative, and technically proficient surveying companies in Europe today.

We are currently recruiting a Project Engineer – Specialist Engineering Services 

Murphy Surveys are expanding our existing specialist engineering services department. This dynamic division of the company provides a unique offering to our clients through the provision of structural inspection and hydrographic surveys, predominately in challenging aquatic and marine environments or in difficult to access places (at height or in confined spaces). We are seeking an experienced Civil Engineer to join our team in a senior capacity to aid with the continuing development of the department. The role is technically interesting and diverse with a requirement for involvement in a wide range of areas such as business development, project management, leading and directing both technical and quality, together with managing a team as the service expands. The role will appeal to practically minded engineers who enjoy a balanced mix of office and site-based work, engaging with clients, building long-lasting relationships, helping to maintain Irelands critical infrastructure. You will be expected to oversee and advise on projects ranging from small-scale domestic to large commercial projects throughout Ireland.

This role offers the opportunity to be located from any of our Irish Offices, Dublin, Kildare or Cork. Travel may be required in and around the country as and where projects arise.

Minimum Requirements


  • Minimum Degree in Civil Engineering (Level 8) - BSc in Civil Engineering or relevant qualification & level
  • 5+ years’ experience in the management of projects, delivering a client focused service
  • Full, Clean Driving licence
  • Competence in, but not limited to; all aspects of structures/buildings inspections, including construction standards, technical reporting, condition surveys, planned [preventative] maintenance, defect[s] analysis and dilapidation reporting
  • High standard of customer service
  • Practically minded: good problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Good report writing, communication and leadership skills
  • The right to Work in Ireland 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Chartered Status

Desired but not essential

  • Geospatial surveying experience
  • Diving/water experience
  • Rope access (IRATA Level 1)
  • Boat handling experience/certification


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  • Location
    Kilcullen, Kildare
  • Department
    SES Kildare
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation