Senior Drainage Engineer – Cork

Job Details

Drainage Engineer Overview:

  • Leading the delivery of drainage design for infrastructure projects
  • Projects – highways, roads, active travel, transportation, greenways, renewable energy etc
  • Dealing directly with clients, stakeholders and other designers
  • Design of drainage networks, ponds, attenuation and SuDs.
  • Lead hydrological and flood risk assessment projects
  • Planning and managing CAD documentation
  • Working closely with other Engineers, Ecologists and Scientists
  • Supervising and mentoring junior staff
  • Preparation of technical reports, tender and proposal documents


  • 7+ years’ civil design experience, specifically in drainage design
  • Chartered Engineer, or in process, is desired
  • Project experience – highways, roads, active travel, transportation, greenways, renewable energy etc
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients and other stakeholders
  • Ability to coordinate with other designers
  • Knowledge of InfoDrainage, MicroDrainage, Causeway Flow, Autodesk Storm and Sewer.
  • Role will include travel for site visits and client meetings
  • Full Drivers Licence

What’s on offer?

  • Work from home 2-3 days per week
  • Competitive salary
  • Pension contribution
  • Death & disability cover
  • x2 professional memberships
  • Minimum 22 days annual leave
  • x4 additional company days each year
  • Early finish on Fridays (5.5 hour working day)
  • Structured career progression
  • x5 CPD days per year
  • x3 reviews per year – performance, salary, HR
  • Focus on upskilling and internal promotion