Assistant Engineer National Roads Office

Assistant Engineer National Roads Office

  • Position
    Assistant Engineer National Roads Office
    National Roads Office, Maudlins, Naas, County Kildare, Kildare, Ireland
  • Category
    Engineering industry/Sector
  • Organisation
    Kildare County Council
  • Image / logo
  • Salary
    30 - 40k
  • Location
    National Roads Office, Maudlins, Naas, County Kildare
  • Country
    Kildare, Ireland
  • Primary Category
    Public Sector
  • Type of Position
  • Education Requirement
    Bachelor's degree
  • Experience Requirement
    1-2 years
  • Professional Title Requirement
  • Accreditation Requirement
    Does not matter
  • Membership Requirement
    Does not matter
  • Posted


The duties to be assigned include the following although this list is not exhaustive and may be reviewed from time to time as organisational needs require;

  • Carrying out of engineering and ancillary duties as assigned and provide support to senior personnel.
  • Aid in the design, implementation and project management of national road improvements projects in accordance with TII standards and procedures and statutory procedures.
  • Aid in the designing and preparation of contract documents, tendering, drafting recommendations on appointment of successful service providers and contractors.
  • Supervision and contract administration of service and works contracts.
  • Assist in the preparation and management of programmes and budgets.
  • Identifying opportunities for improvements or achievements of efficiencies in service delivery.
  • Maintaining and proactively developing a culture of Health and Safety in the workplace.
  • Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety legislation and regulations, and Kildare County Council’s Safety Management Systems.
  • Ensuring works are implemented in compliance with all relevant legislation and regulations including planning and procurement requirements.
  • Implementation and development of in house quality management systems.
  • Assist in assessing planning applications from an engineering perspective.
  • Dealing efficiently, effectively and professionally at all times with stakeholders including TII, Government Departments, Local Authority staff, elected members, community groups, businesses, and residents.
  • Liaising with and responding to other local authorities, government departments and statutory agencies where required.
  • Compiling, preparing and presenting reports as necessary to a variety of stakeholders.
  • Carry out duties in a politically neutral manner, with a clear understanding of the political reality and context of the local authority.
  • Deputising for the Executive Engineer or other senior grade when required.
  • Undertaking any other duties of a similar level and responsibility, as may be required or assigned, from time to time.

How to Apply / Contact

Application forms and full particulars are available on our Website at: or from Human Resources Section, Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare - (045) 980740. Email:

Candidates may be short-listed on the basis of information supplied in their application.

Kildare County Council is an equal opportunities employer.

The latest date for receipt of a completed signed original of the application form is: Closing date: 18th July 2019, 4.00 p.m.