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Current vacancies in BDB

Currently we are not recruiting staff for any positions.

We are always interested to hear from prospective employees, so feel free to send in your CV and we will review it when the next suitable position becomes available.

Please e-mail your CV to info@bdb.ie

Position:  Senior Civil Project Engineer

Company Background

BDB Consulting Ltd. is an Irish engineering consultancy that is expanding to accommodate an increase demand from our solid client base. BDB is an energetic and motivated company. We are always thinking about creating better solutions and constantly trying to improve our operations and services to our clients. As part of a growing team with a commitment to excellence, you will be provided with the opportunity to work on a wide range of civil engineering projects. We believe in teamwork and sharing experience and knowledge to ensure continued learning and development. BDB aims to provide an environment where passionate and dedicated professionals can excel while gaining experience working on a variety of projects with a diverse client base, promising new challenges and experiences every day.

BDB is a company which has a very entrepreneurial spirit, we encourage new ideas, we look after and are always motivated towards our client’s needs.

We are delighted that due to continued growth we currently have a vacancy for a Senior Civil Engineer who wishes to work on a variety of challenging civil engineering projects.


We require that you have a degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent, have a minimum of 4 years post graduate experience, and have excellent communication and organisational skills.

Must be self-motivated, career focused and with ambitions to become a Chartered Engineer.

The Position:

As a project engineer the role will involve technical work on design, hydraulic modelling, and appraisal of drainage systems inclusive of Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SuDS). Experience in flood risk assessment and flood risk management would be of benefit. High level of commercial understanding and application. Understanding of the Irish regulatory and policy issues. Also leadership skills to plan, manage and direct human, material and financial resources required to solve complex problems in multi-disciplinary teams. An understanding of engineering principles and a strong technical focus, IT skills – including MS Word, Excel,  AutoCAD Civil 3D skills and company design software packages including Micro Drainage XP Solutions (WINDES).

The ability to identify and apply appropriate methods to solve engineering problems plus knowledge of the limitations of established best practice as defined by Standards and Codes

Strong Project Management and communication skills, both oral and written, Commitment to CPD and an understanding of H&S legislation.

Key Responsibilities:

As project engineer you will manage smaller scale projects and continue to work under the guidance of a more senior member of staff on larger scale projects.

Preparation of fee proposals and tender responses.

Production of tender documents and specifications.

Modelling, design and details of Roads, Sewers, SuDS etc.

Work closely in partnership with Clients, Contractors and other members of the design team.

Site visits to assess / report on receiving environment.

Preparation of planning applications and compliance requirements.

Prepare risk assessments and review the assessments of your project team.

Demonstrate efficient & proactive work practices, thereby contributing to projects that are delivered efficiently, profitably and on programme.

Attendance at Design / Client / Site meetings

Commitment to the public interest in all aspects of your work including health, safety, risk, financial, commercial, legal, environmental, social, energy conservation, sustainability

Key Deliverables:

  • Development of technical, management and commercial skills
  • Designs and detailing in accordance with latest company standards
  • In depth technical knowledge across a range of disciplines.
  • Work closely in partnership with Clients, Contractors, other members of the design team and colleagues
  • Clear, concise and user friendly written and verbal communication
  • Increasing effectiveness and efficiency in the work process
  • Minimum of 35 hours relevant CPD per year attained in and out of office hours.
  • Attain status as a Chartered Engineer

Salary range: Competitive – Paid Holidays, Expenses

The role will be based in Limerick. Salary will be attractive and proportionate with the successful candidate’s level of experience.

To apply for this role, please email info@bdb.ie and provide the following;

  1. A cover letter outlining your suitability for the role
  2. Your CV