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Mechanical Project Engineer

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Job description

Staffline are delighted to recruit a Mechanical Project Engineer to join one of Irelands leading manufacturing companies within the construction industry in Co. Limerick.

This is an exciting role that carries a high level of responsibility and would suit an experienced Mechanical Project Engineer looking for a new challenge with a reputable company that promotes and encourages staff progression and opportunities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all phases of projects - safety, concept development, design, budgeting, tendering, procurement, installation, contract management and commissioning while complying with all Safety Regulations.
  • Projects are predominantly heavy mechanical engineering projects
    • New equipment installations
    • Construction and modifications of industrial buildings
    • Equipment modification and installation
    • Civil upgrades and refurbishments
  • Safety Management from design stage through to construction and commissioning
  • Develop project concepts and present to site management for discussion and evaluation
  • Work with equipment suppliers on detailed equipment layout design, considering current and future requirements
  • Coordinate civil and structural steel design
  • Coordinate design aspects with the electrical engineering team
  • Management of multiple stakeholders - safety consultants, designers, equipment suppliers, specialists throughout all phases of the project
  • Develop project budgets and maintain project costs in line with budget
  • Prepare, issue, and evaluate tender packs for the various work packages
  • Ensure project timelines are adhered to

Essential Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills Experience:

The candidate should bring a positive attitude and self-starting ability with the aptitude to take ownership of projects as required and see them through to completion. Along with:

  • Appropriate degree qualification in Mechanical Engineering.
  • A minimum of 5-8 years' experience in Managing Teams /Projects in heavy industry.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and AutoCAD
  • Excellent communication, negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Experience of working on projects under PSDP / PSCS conditions
  • Experience operating in a heavy industry environment an advantage.


  • Attractive salary on offer
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Share bonus scheme
  • Nice working hours
  • Sponsered Upskilling Courses


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