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Senior Executive Engineer CFRAM- 6 Year FTC

Limerick City and County Council is seeking a Senior Executive Engineer to join its team on the delivery of Flood Protection Studies and Infrastructural Projects as set out in CFRAMS.

This is a challenging opportunity for interested applicants seeking to join a multi-disciplinary team with a clear objective to develop the flood protection infrastructure and the surface water network system in the Limerick region.

As a minimum, the successful candidate will possess the following:

(a) Character
Candidates shall be of good character.

(b) Health
Candidates shall be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service.

(c) Education, Experience, Etc.
Candidates shall:
• hold an honours degree (level 8 in the National Framework of Qualifications) in Civil Engineering;
• have at least seven years satisfactory relevant experience of engineering work;
• possess a high standard of technical training and experience;
• possess a high standard of administrative and management experience; and
• have satisfactory knowledge of public service organisation.

The following will be an advantage:
• knowledge and experience of hydraulic engineering, river engineering and flood risk management;
• knowledge of the economic, environmental and social issues relating to flooding and be able to carry out project assessment and appraisal, and advise on project value for money and rate of return;
• knowledge of the functions and work of the Office of Public Works in relation to flooding;
• evidence/experience of planning, organising and leading the delivery of quality civil engineering projects and technical services;
• evidence/experience of directing and supporting individuals and teams in support of excellent service delivery, and communicating effectively with key stakeholders and networks;
• knowledge of the technical aspects of river engineering, flood risk management, flood relief schemes and hydraulics;
• an understanding of the Arterial Drainage Acts 1945-1995, and SI No. 122 of 2010 and SI No 495 of 2015
• an understanding and knowledge of the EU Habitats Directive, Appropriate Assessments and Environmental Impact Assessment Reports;
• knowledge of the relevant Safety, Health and Welfare at Work legislation;
• an excellent understanding of the Irish planning process, including local authority Part 8 process and Part 10 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), Government funding mechanisms and the structure/context of flood protection in Ireland and elsewhere;
• knowledge of public procurement including the Public Works Conditions of Contract;
• working knowledge of the Capital Works Management Framework (CWMF);
• excellent work ethic with a keen interest in pushing projects forward;
• excellent interpersonal and communication skills – written and verbal;
• an ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines;
• relevant IT skills;
• the skills and ability to establish working relationships with colleagues in the Council and other agencies;
• possess a current, unendorsed full class B driver’s licence and access to own car.

Application Process

Completed application forms must be e-mailed to recruitment@limerick.ie no later than, Monday 25th March 2019.

The Application Form and Briefing Document are available to be downloaded from the Council's website www.limerick.ie/council/your-council/jobs and also from Human Resources, Corporate Headquarters, Merchant's Quay, Limerick. Tel: (061) 557160; E-mail: recruitment@limerick.ie.

An official application form must be completed in full by the closing date for the competition. Please note that amendments to the application form will not be accepted after the closing date.

Please send your application from an e-mail address that you will review regularly as communication during the assessment/selection period will only be through that e-mail address.

Contact Details

Limerick City & County Council
Human Resources Department
Corporate Headquarters


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