Site Setting out Engineer

  • 3D Personnel
  • Cork, County Cork, Ireland
  • Nov 09, 2018
Permanent Civil Engineering Site Engineer

Job Description

Position: Setting Out Engineer

Location: Cork

Salary: €35-50k


3DPersonnel’s client is one of Irelands leading Civils & Building contractors with operations throughout Ireland.

The successful candidate will have at least 1yrs experience in Setting out Role with a large Building contractor.

Our Client will be looking to employ Setting out Engineers at all levels.



  • Monitoring and interpreting the contract design documents supplied by the client or architect
  • Liaising with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project
  • Liaising with clients and their representatives (architects, engineers and surveyors), including attending regular meetings to keep them informed of progress
  • Planning work and efficiently organizing site facilities in order to meet agreed deadlines
  • Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise
  • Would need experience with GPS for drainage etc.



  • Hold a Degree in Civil Engineering 
  • Have worked as a Setting out Engineer within the last 12 months 
  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience with a Main Contractor as an Engineer 
  • Have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Project and PowerPoint etc. 
  • Experience in Surveying eg. Gps & Total station 
  • Be highly motivated and organised



  • Excellent salary circa €35k-50k 


If you are a Setting Out Engineer considering a career move, please feel to send your CV or contact David Guiney for a confidential discussion.  3D Personnel will not send any applicants CV’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. 3D Personnel is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Cork