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Design Engineer


Limerick CityLimerick


Castlecabin Ltd.

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Job Description:

Castlecabin Ltd, a leading manufacturer of modular buildings; designs, builds and installs energy efficient modular structures to schools, healthcare facilities and industries across Ireland.

Headquartered in Limerick with ISO9001 & ISO18001 certification, the company works with a wide range OF clients to design and deliver modular space to their requirements.

The company has its sights firmly set on growth and has recently expanded their production capabilities.

Castlecabin is now seeking to appoint an experienced and talented Design Engineer to join its team at this exciting stage of its growth.

Working closely with its industry customers and key stakeholders, the Design Engineer will transform their client's expansion requirements into innovative and efficient buildings. A commitment to innovative solutions, an unerring dedication to quality and exceptional leadership skills will be central to achieving success in this role. This is an office based role where the successful candidate will expected to perform the following:

Role Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a multidisciplinary team in order to provide the Structural, M&E & Architectural design requirements for a premium Modular Building company.
Evaluate project information, review all documentation, understand project brief and identify deliverables/success factors.
Maintain information flow and overview design team’s co-ordination and verification process and co-ordinate with key stakeholders and contractors on technical and commercial issues.
Identify need for and manage specialist contractor designs along with identifying and managing third party involvement.
Design steel frame modular buildings – single and multi-storey on a range of educational, pharma and healthcare projects, and management of drawing production.
Issue ancillary design certification on completion of each project.
Ensure the design recognises all aspects of health & safety, environmental and quality related matters.
Assist in the preparation of technical and contract documentation for tenders.
Use and develop CAD, & Building Information Modelling (BIM) to ensure systems are coordinated in complex construction

Essential Requirements for the role

Chartered Engineer with at least 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
Strong and effective communication and interpersonal skills
Analytical thinker with demonstrated problem solving skills
Ability to lead a team and work on own initiative
Ability to work well under pressure and within a strict deadline environment
Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills; able to manage projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality.
Self-driven, results-orientated with a positive outlook

Experience in any of the following areas would be desirable.

NZEB compliance calcs & thermal calculations (u-value W/m2k)
Fire Testing & Certification experience (BRE, NSAI, etc.)
Acoustic calculations (dB)

What we Offer
The role of Design Engineer comes with significant opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring, dynamic and high performing work environment in the modular building sector. We highly value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.


Permanent / Full-time

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