Principal Project Engineer – Environmental and Civil Manager

Cork, Dublin, Carlow
Industry Sector:
Renewable Energy jobs, Sustainability Jobs, Wind Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Green Jobs, Waste Management Jobs, Waste to Energy Jobs, Sustainable Building Jobs, Sustainable Development Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Engineering, Project Management, Senior Appointments, Development, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Infrastructure, Project Engineer
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
£65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Comprehensive Benefits Package and Salary
Start Date:
Standard Notice / ASAP
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:

We have an excellent opportunity for a Principal Project Manager with a background in civil and environmental engineering to join a waste management and environmental team. This role is based in either Cork, Carlow, or Dublin offices and requires a minimum of 15 years of experience. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, including large waste management infrastructure development, public realm, urban development, and renewable energy projects. This position also offers a clear path for career development to Associate and Director positions.


  • Leading civil and environmental design teams, ensuring projects are delivered to the required timescales, quality, and costs
  • Supervising and mentoring senior and junior staff
  • Preparation of technical reports and tender documents
  • Planning and managing design work, working closely with Project Directors
  • Ensuring compliance with our quality assurance and management systems and relevant health and safety legislation
  • Coordinating work with other members of the team
  • Managing the client relationship and communications for your projects


  • Degree in Civil and/or Environmental Engineering or related field and Chartered Engineer status
  • 15 years post-graduate experience in the design and project management
  • Oral Hearing experience (desirable)
  • Multi-disciplinary design management experience
  • Experience engaging with clients, external stakeholders, and sub-consultants
  • Experience creating and managing budgets
  • High-energy professional with excellent communication, organization, and analytical skills
  • Flexible and a good team player
  • Works efficiently and on own initiative
  • Prepared to travel to site visits and client meetings
  • Full driving license
They are offering a competitive salary and benefits package to the successful candidate, including a shorter working Friday, medical benefits, and support for professional development. Our company values diversity, inclusion, and employee wellbeing, and we encourage creativity and flexibility. If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your CV today. All CV's are considered!
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