Junior Structural Engineer

Junior Structural Engineer

  • Position
    Junior Structural Engineer
    Windyarbour, Dundrum, Dublin 14, Dublin, Ireland
  • Category
    Engineering industry/Sector
  • Organisation
    McCrae Consulting Engineers
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  • Salary
  • Location
    Windyarbour, Dundrum, Dublin 14
  • Country
    Dublin, Ireland
  • Primary Category
  • Type of Position
  • Education Requirement
    Bachelor's degree
  • Experience Requirement
    1-2 years
  • Professional Title Requirement
  • Accreditation Requirement
  • Membership Requirement
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McCrae Consulting Engineers are a Fire, Civil and Structural Engineering Consultancy located near Dundrum, Dublin 14.  With a constantly growing work load, they have an opening for a Junior Structural Engineer.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a broad variety of projects for both public and private clients.  Our existing project mix is very diversified and includes anything from small extension to multimillion developments.  The candidate will have the opportunity to undertake all aspects of design on the projects they work on including carrying out inspections on site. For the correct candidate, this will be a both a design role and a client facing role.  Where necessary they will also be responsible for co-ordinating the activities of draftspersons and junior Engineers.

You will be required to work on a range of projects, including Commercial, Retail, Hotel, Residential, Educational and Industrial throughout the country.  The successful Structural Engineer will be responsible for working as part of a team whilst liaising with Clients, Contractors and Design Teams.  Reporting to a Director or Senior Engineer, the candidate’s duties will include carrying our designs, inspections, liaising with design team members and contractors.

This is an ideal opportunity for a near Chartered Engineer to take a leading role in a developing and diverse consultancy and develop their career and experience into multiple areas of the built environment.


  • Minimum of 2 years post graduate experience in a consultancy role.
  • A degree in Civil/Structural Engineering (level 8 or higher).
  • Engineers Ireland membership with an ambition to achieve Chartered Engineers status.
  • Good communication skills, especially the ability to translate designs in to comprehensive drawing/information for construction.
  • Experience of reinforced concrete design, structural steel, timber and masonry using the Eurocodes.
  • Experience of design of sustainable urban drainage systems and general building drainage systems.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the relevant Technical Guidance Documents.
  • Should demonstrate a level of responsibility taken on projects from detailed design through to inspection of work on site.
  • Demonstrate an ability to be proactive to the ever-changing scenarios experienced in modern construction.
  • Ability to work independently, take responsibility for their own work and take the initiative when necessary.
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills and attention to detail.
  • Competent in AutoCAD skills essential and experience of using Revit would be an advantage. Practical knowledge of Microsoft Office and structural design and analysis software packages.


  • Undertaking the structural engineering design on projects and reporting to a senior engineer or director.
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a small growing practice
  • Ability to work with members of project design teams
  • The production of clear and comprehensive drawings, reports, calculations and specifications.
  • Ability to work independently, take responsibility for their own work and take the initiative when necessary.
  • Construction monitoring and reporting
  • Carry out inspections of works on site and preparation of inspection reports.

Personal attributes:

  • Enthusiasm in the field of structural design.
  • Ability to work as part of a team on multiple simultaneous projects in a small growing practice.
  • Ability to work with members of project design teams.
  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrate a strong ability to communicate through sketching, drawing and in writing.
  • Ability to work under pressure, balance priorities, and meet strict deadlines.
  • The ideal candidate will be an inquisitive, creative, solution-orientated designer.
  • Highly motivated and willing to take on new challenges.
  • Own transport essential. Must have fluent English and must be eligible to work in Ireland.


  • Small office environment.
  • Friendly and positive working atmosphere.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Competitive salaries.
  • Variety of projects.
  • Paid professional memberships.
  • Bonus scheme.


How to Apply / Contact

Please email your CV to info@mceeng.ie