Consultant - Development Engineer

Consultant - Development Engineer

  • Position
    Consultant - Development Engineer
    Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  • Category
    Engineering industry/Sector
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    Dublin, Ireland
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  • Type of Position
  • Education Requirement
    Bachelor's degree
  • Experience Requirement
    3-5 years
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  • Accreditation Requirement
    Does not matter
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AECOM continue to expand their successful and established Development team in Ireland and have a need for a Design Development Engineer to join the Dublin office. Our Development Engineering team currently has a vacancy for a suitably qualified and enthusiastic Development Engineer with minimum 3-5 years’ experience of development engineering projects. 

Our Dublin office has an established track record of successfully delivering high profile development schemes and has a multi-disciplinary capability, offering staff the opportunity to work on a wide range of exciting Irish and International projects. 

Committed to quality and high standards, our Development team provide innovative and reliable services to a range of clients. We provide development engineering, traffic and transport planning support to private sector clients from concept through to implementation. Our wide range of clients includes developers, retailers, land owners, house builders, corporate entities, blue chip companies and Universities. 

The successful candidate should have a proven track record in supporting the delivery of innovative and cost effective solutions to development engineering projects.  The role available will provide a range of challenging, dynamic and high-profile projects. Typical duties will include the design and development of storm and foul drainage networks for housing, industrial and commercial applications. The use of industry standard modelling software including MicroDrainage;  knowledge of Flood Risk Assessments; drafting of design drawings (including where applicable Civil 3D applications); report writing; site inspections;  supervision of CAD Technicians to produce detail design drawings in an efficient manner; management of project-related correspondence; providing support on project information concerning costs and programme.  

The successful candidate should be an excellent communicator and able to work closely with private and public sector clients as well as multi-disciplinary teams in a fast paced environment. The role would ideally suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team.

Our current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of local and national development and civil infrastructure projects. This provides our staff with a variety of exciting projects to deliver. You'll enjoy excellent opportunities for career progression in a prominent consultancy and will be encouraged to develop your career, and will take part in CPD initiatives to help you further develop your skills.  You will work on a variety of exciting projects and enjoy a vibrant modern environment with a highly skilled team supporting you at all times.


Minimum relevant work experience in a design role with specific design experience in some/all of the following: 

  • Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems;
  • Storm and foul gravity collection networks;
  • Storm and foul rising pumping stations and rising mains;
  • Watermain distribution pipelines;
  • Attenuation and flow control elements;
  • Package wastewater treatment systems;
  • Section 50 applications and Flood Risk Assessments;
  • Familiar with Road and Pavement design including working knowledge of DMRB and DMURS;
  • Site suitability assessments and drainage planning requirements;
  • Excellent written communication skills, with the ability to integrate into the existing engineering team;
  • Knowledge of drainage design software such as MicroDrainage;
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D or similar drafting and BIM packages;
  • Familiarity with and adherence to Engineers Ireland’s Code of Ethics and working towards obtaining the title of Chartered Engineer of Engineers Ireland;
  • Full clean driving license.


Candidates should have the following qualifications; Hold a Level 8 degree in Civil Engineering. Master’s Degree (level 9) is preferred but not essential. 


Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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