Reporting to the Project Manager the MEICA Design Engineer will be required to assist in the day-today aspects of project design delivery from concept design through to detailed design sign-off. The
ideal candidate should have a proven track record of working as part of a team as well as using your
own initiate to solve problems.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
The main duties and responsibilities of the MEICA Design Engineer are outlined as follows:
Support the Project Manager in delivery of the design stage of project delivery including
concept design, optioneering, detailing design, design submissions, specifications and
Preparation and submission of design documentation in consultation with Project Manager
and Project Engineers.
Engage with supplier and sub-contract chain to select vendors for equipment and
instrumentation. Provide recommendations on equipment selection as part of the design and
Ensure principles of prevention are adopted in the design of the works through careful
planning and operability studies.
Manage delivery of design programme in-line with project needs and required timelines.
Co-ordinate sub-consultants and direct staff to ensure project design delivery in-line with
Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental standards, policies and procedures are always
adhered to on-site.
Review, prepare and submit detailed Design Risk Assessments (DRA’s) and Temporary and
Permanent Works Design Certificates.
Continually cross reference design with Employer’s Requirements to ensure compliance with
Seek and provide lessons learned feedback for continuous improvement of designs, design
process and delivery efficiencies.
Ensure project is delivered in-line with quality procedures and that all Hazard and Operability
studies are completed, and actions closed off in advance of final design sign-off.
Attendance at project production meetings and working in a team environment to input
project metrics and extract workflows.
Preparation and submission of project handover files including O&M Manuals, Safety Files and
As Constructed Drawings.
Keep appraised of latest standards and technology through continuous professional
Other duties as required from time to time.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
The main knowledge, skills and experience required of the MEICA Design Engineer are outlined as
Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a similar role, preferably in the water and
Extensive working knowledge of the role of Designers and the Project Supervisor Design
Process (PSDP) according to the HSA. Training in the role of PSDP is desirable.
Experienced in the design and construction of mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control
and automation (MEICA) systems.
Ability to work as part of a team in project delivery and provide input at team meetings.
Minimum of a Level 7 Degree in a relevant Engineering Qualification.
Active member of the Institute of Engineers Ireland (IEI) preferable.
Ability to manage multi-disciplinary design and construction teams in a pressurised
environment and meet site design demands on an ongoing basis.
Ability to engage with sub-consultants, suppliers and sub-contractors at design and
procurement stage to advance design in-line with programme.
Ability to use own initiative, problem solve and adjust as issues arise during project design
Good working knowledge of AutoCAD and MS packages such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint.