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Project Engineer M/F

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Position description

Job title

Project Engineer M/F

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context


Project Engineer



Egis Rail



Egis Ireland is part of the wider Egis global consulting and engineering group working in construction, transport and mobility services. Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first group, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

The Cork Area Commuter Rail (CACR) programme is a heavy rail upgrade and comprises a series of projects that will create a fully integrated metropolitan area rail network for Cork. As part of the project, the Signalling, Electrical and Telecoms (SET) infrastructure will be enhanced and developed for circa 62km of the network from Mallow through Cork to Cobh/Midleton. Egis has been appointed by Irish Rail to manage the contract for the D&B Contractor who will provide all civil engineering and SET works to support the upgrade. This includes re-signalling across the 3 main routes primarily over existing alignments extending the CACR system.  

Egis is seeking a Project Engineer to be part of the team to ensure that all disciplines work in an integrated manner. They will be involved from the start of the contract to its close out, involved in Design, Construction/Installation, T&C and handback. They will ensure coordination across various disciplines so that the works are coordinated and integrated at every stage of the project.


Job description


  • Managing and coordinating the design to ensure a complete and fully integrated final design is achieved to meet the quality requirements. 
  • Managing  the design, construction and system integration across all packages and interfacing projects to ensure the programme is adhered to in terms of safety approvals and technical approvals and acceptance of each stage in accordance with I-SET-9100 Engineering.
  • Management for Projects 
  • Coordinating and collaborating with all stakeholders
  • Contributing to reporting – safety, technical, programme and cost.
  • Contributing to the management of risk in accordance with the contract, operating the early warning and risk-reduction process, maintenance of the risk registers including the employer’s project risk log, contract risk register and early warning risk register.
  • Providing technical support to the overall commercial and contract management for the project .
  • Providing technical inputs to programme monitoring & scheduling as applicable to administering the NEC 4 Option C Target Cost contract with activity schedule.




  • Degree in either Project or Construction Management, or Engineering or related project management qualification.
  • Experienced in using NEC 3 or 4 contracts, preferably Option C - target cost contracts at post-contract stage.
  • Working knowledge of NEC Contract Mechanisms.
  • Coordinating design development and construction activities to deliver a cost effective, high quality and safe approach to design, construction, commissioning and other technical activities.
  • Management of project controls (design submissions/RFI’s/submittals/meeting minutes/approval of processes).

Position location

Job location

Europe, Ireland



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

3-Diploma of Higher Education / Associate’s Degree / BTEC Higher National Diploma

Minimum level of experience required

2-5 years