Civil Design Engineer, McCallion Group

St. Helen’s House, St. Oran’s Road, Buncrana, Co Donegal
Closing Date: 08/06/2018 09:30
Salary:  €25 – 35k depending on experience


Job Description

McCallion Group is a market leading construction company, based in Buncrana, Co. Donegal. The company has vast experience in both the public and private sectors, as well as retail, commercial and residential. In addition to traditional contracts, the company has extensive experience in design and build contracts. At present they are the nominated contractor for all new Lidl stores in Ireland.

THE ROLE (FUSION Project) – 18 Month Duration
McCallion Group would like to develop a new manufacturing capability to allow them to manufacture insulated precast concrete panels for use in their commercial activities. The company will need to design the product and source the equipment to enable manufacture. The panels will require CE marking approvals to be sought from a notified body and a system to allow full traceability to be set up.

The successful candidate will also be required to generate 3D/4D models from Auto cad drawings using Revit and Leica Geosystems programmes. They will be able to design models off the building structure including all underground services, included the civils elements off the works. This will allow accurate modelling of the precast concrete panels.

Reporting to the Company Supervisor, you will be employed by McCallion Group to lead this InterTradeIreland FUSION project in partnership with the North West Regional College. As part of this role you will be required to undertake a Postgraduate Diploma in Business & Management, from the William J. Clinton Leadership Institute at Queen’s University, Belfast. This is fully funded by InterTradeIreland. The skills learned through the Diploma will enhance your personal, professional and managerial capabilities and will provide you with the necessary and valuable business skills to help you undertake your project role. The company will fully support you throughout this by factoring in the required time off to attend modules and workshops.

Job Objectives

• To carry out the tasks outlined in the project workplan and liaise with your Company and Academic Supervisors on an ongoing basis.
• To convene and service monthly technical meetings with the core project team (Graduate, Company Supervisor and Academic Supervisor)
• To report formally on a quarterly basis on progress with the workplan to a Project Management Group (PMG), this includes the assigned FUSION Consultant representing InterTradeIreland.
• To train staff so that the new technology is fully transferred and embedded in the company
• To work closely with the academic partner and travel to the academic institute as required.
• To undertake the Postgraduate Diploma in Business & Management, attending course modules and workshops.
• Any other duties which might fall within the general ambit of the post.

Skills Required

Essential Criteria

Candidates must possess:
1. Min 2.2 degree in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering (or related degree) by end of June 2018)
2. Experience of CAD design
3. Legally permitted to work in the EU.

Desirable Criteria
1. Postgraduate qualification in a civil engineering related subject / technical sales / marketing
2. Practical experience of working in the building industry
3. Good understanding of concrete manufacturing techniques.
4. Knowledge of Lecia Geosystem machine control systems
5. Ability to use autocad Revit

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