Section Engineer

Location: Rosslare


At John Paul Construction we believe every project is an opportunity to improve on what’s gone before. To foster that mindset, we hire the brightest and best in the industry, encourage a collaborative approach, and embrace innovative thinking and new technology.

We are committed to providing a supportive environment where our people can nurture their skills and provide meaningful growth opportunities.

As a growing organisation, we are dedicated to developing the capabilities of our employees through Continuous Professional Development. We develop annual CPD objectives for our teams which are supported by our CPD Team and a dedicated engineering support group. Achieving CPD accreditation is a fantastic endorsement of our efforts.

Due to continued expansion, we require a Section Engineers for our project in Rosslare.

Key responsibilities:

  • Managing project within designated section.
  • Responsible for the management, monitoring, co-ordination, and delivery of all engineering functions to meet project objectives
  • Responsible for the effective control and flow of all technical information required on the project
  • Work closely with the project team to drive the company’s Health and Safety standards on site
  • Integrate and challenge design and technical proposals and problem solve to achieve optimal solutions
  • Monitor and drive the quality of setting out standards for the project
  • Mentor the engineering team on the project to assist the team to develop their technical skills

Specific Requirements

  • Relevant Third level Degree in engineering
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar role
  • Previous Main Contractor civil and infrastructure construction projects experience is preferred
  • Strong leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills are essential for success in this role
  • Familiarity with project management tools and software beneficial
  • Ability to work well within a team to collaborate with others


As a permanent John Paul Construction employee, you can benefit from*:

  • Competitive Salary, Company Vehicle or Travel Allowance, Relocation Allowance (where applicable), Company Laptop, Company phone, Pension, Life insurance, Income Protection, Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Access to Lifestyle Benefits (such as Bike to work scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Sports & Social Club) and many more.

We fully embrace the right of all employees to work in an environment that ensures equal opportunity and treatment with dignity and respect.

*Benefits may be role dependent and/or certain T&Cs apply

Apply for this Position

    * Denotes required field