Senior Lead Engineer – Longford

To lead a team in our Engineering department.

Salary – Excellent

Main Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Management of a team of structural engineers
  • Designing of steel frames for Design & Build Projects
  • Connection Design / Structural Analysis – responsible to ensure all connections are designed with sufficient
  • Design to ensure structural capacity to support the structure whilst being subjected to the specified ultimate forces.
  • Continuous collaboration & enabling the detailing office to produce detailed structural models and drawings for fabrication purposes.
  • Ensuring compliance with client requirements and contract specifications.
  • Liaising and meeting with project design teams, architects, engineers, and main contractors to ensure projects are designed and fabricated in accordance with project specifications.
  • Continuous collaboration with the detailing office, addressing structural design queries and ensuring connections for fabrication purposes are detailed in accordance with the engineer / contractor design intent and to meet with available steel section sizes.
  • Technical engineering support to production management personnel and site teams.
  • Co-ordination of project specific structural design submittals / RFI’s for client review, ensuring projects remain within contract and specification requirements.


  • Bachelor of Engineering in Structural Engineering (Level 8)
  • Membership of Engineers Ireland / IStructE or similar across Europe
  • Experience in the structural steel industry, from both site and design office perspectives
  • Structural Steel background IS A MUST to apply for this role.

Working Conditions

  • Office based, occasional site visits for design review meetings, site inspections, etc.

Please contact for further details.

Project Quality Engineer

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Kildare

Founded in 1989, and based out of Longford, Kiernan Structural Steel Limited is one of Ireland’s Steel Fabrication and Erection Companies. The company employs over 200 people directly and has worked on projects throughout Ireland and the United Kingdom.

Job Summary:
We are looking to appoint a Project Quality Engineer to work across some of the largest construction projects in Ireland. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, confident and motivated with good communication skills and able to work independently as well as part of a team. The desired candidate should be able to demonstrate a pragmatic and proactive approach to problem-solving and an ability to liaise with site management and client’s representatives as appropriate.


  • The development and implementation of the Project Quality Plan;
  • Development of Inspection & Test Plans in conjunction with Site Engineers/Head Office;
  • Ensuring implementation of I&T Plans and production of Quality Records;
  • Ensure that the welding procedure is available, and in compliance with technical specification;
  • Ensuring all testing is carried out as required and examination of results for compliance;
  • Calibration/control of site instruments;
  • Management of testing lab;
  • Manage, maintain and assist in update of the company IMS;
  • Preparation of reports for client and company management;
  • Audits of all activities – both first and second party;
  • Manage and Co-ordinate the production of handover documentation to the client;
  • Development of Weekly Report of Quality Issues arising from Factory Issued Materials.


  • Construction background and experience
  • Third level qualification in a construction discipline – engineering, construction management, surveying or similar
  • Experience in a similar role in a construction company
  • Experience and knowledge of the structures of ISO 9001:2015, CE Marking and Welding Specifications
  • Training and experience in QMS/IMS Auditing
  • Strong IT Skills
  • Ability to manage, maintain and update the company QMS/IMS
  • Ability to produce clear and concise documentation
  • Demonstrate self-motivation and progressive attitude and approach
  • Ability to work as part of the overall management team.
  • Full clean driving license

Please contact for further details.