Project Engineer Rail

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Project Engineer Rail

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

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 18,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first group, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

EGIS Rail have a newly created position for a Systems Integration Manager that will be involved in various Rail projects. One of our biggest projects at present is the Cork Area Commuter Rail Programme. This project focuses on the Rail signalling and communications improvements which will facilitate the planned increases in rail capacity and service frequency, bolster the signalling system's reliability, and support Iarnród Éireann’s continued safe operation of the railway.

Egis is on a major growth curve, having brought JB Barry & Partners, one of Ireland’s leading consulting engineering firms into the fold in 2023. This means we now offer our clients a full end-to-end service, from idea to design to operation.
In rail our Irish team is well established, having designed Dublin’s first Luas (tram). Egis is a leader in rail across the globe – in fact we’re currently involved in two out of every three light active light rail projects in the world. We’re involved the metro in Riyadh, in Thessaloniki, the Grand Paris Express and the HS2 in the UK. We have over 140 active projects in Ireland this year, including several high-profile rail projects like the Dublin Luas extension, Cork

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).


Egis is an equal opportunity employer, and we appoint individuals on the basis of their suitability and future potential for the job.

We believe that everyone should have the chance to increase their knowledge, skills, responsibility and earnings and we encourage you to seek out opportunities as they arise.

As a group, Egis aims to be carbon neutral by 2050. Since 2018 we have already cut carbon emissions by 17% across our road networks and use renewable energy across 50% of our operations. 



As a people-first company we commit to the development of our people to reach their potential. You’ll have access to our substantial online learning resources, as well as being supported in your personal continuous professional development.

• Location: Ability to move and operate between offices with blended working (subject to specifics of each role).

• Growth Opportunity: Chance to join a company on a major growth trajectory in Ireland, well positioned to respond to government investment in transport and in rail
Global: Opportunity to join a global organisation with operations in over 100 countries and 18, 000 colleagues. Our projects span many very major rail projects in the globe including Grand Paris Express, Riyadh Metro, Thessaloniki Autonomous metro.

Relocating to Ireland? Get in touch and we will advise on what help us available to you.

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