Civil Design Engineers provide advice on the design, planning and management of the civils aspect of construction projects. Their work ranges from brief consultations with clients to the complete design and coordination of a project. Civil Engineers interpret client requirements into a workable design plan, work on formulation and concept planning, and oversee the submission of pre-tender documentation. Civil Engineers working on design may specialise in road design, infrastructure such as drainage and wastewater, or site services such as the installation of utilities and services for new developments. They also manage and supervise engineering projects for clients with frequent visits to site.
Civil Design Engineers tend to work for private civil or multidiscipline engineering consultancies. They have at a minimum a degree in Civil Engineering, and many hold postgraduate qualifications. Many have achieved or are actively working towards Chartered Engineer status. This job requires a high degree of communication and collaboration with external actors such as clients, architects, local authorities and those working on site.
Waterford City is the principal City in the South East of Ireland. The City covers an area of 4,157 hectares and has a population of 50,000 living in the City and its suburbs. A further 150,000 people live within 50 kms of the City and commute the short distance to Waterford City to work, shop and access the rich and varied cultural opportunities in the City. County Waterford offers a dazzling 147 kilometres coastline, with 49 beaches, beautiful river valleys, lakes and two dramatic ranges of very accessible mountains.