Civil Support Engineer

Dublin, D, IE


Country: Ireland 
City: Dublin
Req ID: 497852


About CRH

We are CRH, and we are committed to contributing to a more resilient and sustainable built environment. We understand the wider impact our businesses can make in supporting human activity. We continue to do this through the delivery of unique, superior building materials and products for use in road and critical utility infrastructure, commercial building projects and outdoor living solutions.


CRH (NYSE: CRH, LSE: CRH) is the leading provider of building materials solutions that build, connect and improve our world. Employing c.78,500 people at c.3,390 operating locations in 29 countries, CRH has market leadership positions in both North America and Europe. As the essential partner for transportation and critical utility infrastructure projects, complex non-residential construction and outdoor living solutions, CRH’s unique offering of materials, products and value-added services helps to deliver a more resilient and sustainable built environment. The company is ranked among sector leaders by Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) rating agencies. A Fortune 500 company, CRH’s shares are listed on the NYSE and LSE.


Without you noticing our products, we are everywhere you live, work, and relax.


Our project portfolio includes some of the most sustainable and cutting-edge building projects around the world. Think of the asphalt on the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit, the Paris Metro Rail project, but also the Louis Vuitton Museum in Paris, parts of the Burj Khalifa, and the Kennedy Space Centre.


Learn more about us through the following Link.


CRH Group Technical Services (‘GTS’) provides technical services to CRH cement businesses around the world.  The objectives of the services are to ensure operational excellence at all plants with each meeting budgets and development targets.   
These services include:

  • Engineering services, including project support
  • Process and laboratory services
  • Training
  • Benchmarking
  • Mine planning


The specific purpose of this role is to provide support services relating to civil engineering and structures in CRH cement facilities, including design, permitting, construction, repairs, condition monitoring, and demolition.


Key Tasks and Responsibilities
1.    Structural / Civil Problems and Repairs

  • Respond to calls for technical support
  • Review structural inspection reports and design documents.  Be prepared to evaluate root cause and challenge recommendations and proposed solutions.
  • Support CRH companies with developing, planning and executing repair and retrofitting works.
  • Research and present alternative solutions / methods to save cost / time where applicable.
  • Liaise with CRH companies and a variety of professionals including consultants, subcontractors etc.
  • Carry out structural inspections in cement plants and other operational sites, to identify any structural safety and /or business continuity risks.
  • Research and understand best practice and best available technology in construction and repair techniques and share this knowledge.


2.    Structural Integrity

  • Promote, provide guidance and advice on the topic of structural integrity / civil asset management
  • Assist CRH companies to develop and implement short and long term plans for inspection & repair or replacement of structures and other civil assets.
  • Develop guidance documents and systems relating to management of civil assets across CRH cement businesses.
  • Manage the development, roll-out and implementation of a digital asset management system in CRH cement plants globally.


3.    Project Support

  • Compile project scopes and support with tender preparation and review
  • Provide support for resolving / managing design and permitting issues
  • Provide project management support to CRH companies to ensure projects are completed within budget and on time and with risk to the company minimized.
  • Review and challenge Capital Expenditure Applications from CRH companies for Structural Repair and Construction Projects.


Individual Competencies 
You are able to:

  • Work on own initiative.
  • Deal effectively with ‘in-house’ customers.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders
  • Communicate effectively – particularly reporting to CRH Management
  • Effectively examine events, documents, issues and problems and generate optimal solutions in a timely manner 
  • Communicate well, both written and verbal, particularly considering stakeholders whose first language is not English. (A second / third language beyond English is advantageous)
  • Deal with ambiguity.

Key Functional Competencies 

  • Civil / structural engineer
  • Min 5 years’ experience in the construction / engineering industry
  • Project Management Experience
  • Experienced report writer
  • Competent in a range of computer software Office, AutoCAD
  • Technically sound knowledge particularly relating to structures (r.c. and steel)
  • Experienced in reinforced concrete and steel construction and repair techniques.
  • Experienced in dealing with engineering consultants.
  • Experienced in advising and working with clients.

What CRH Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive salary package

  • Comprehensive secondary benefits

  • Significant contribution to your pension plan

  • Health and wellness programs, including an on-site gym and fitness classes

  • Excellent opportunities to develop and progress with a global organization

Connect your future to CRH

We are curious to learn more about you. At CRH, we believe our mutual differences contribute to the healthy, productive, and enjoyable workspace we create. Please introduce yourself and send us your application.


Is this role not for you, but do you know someone who would love to join the team? Please let us know!


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CRH is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.


Benefits/perks listed above may vary depending on the nature of the employment with CRH and the country where you work.


Please note that we cannot accept any applications submitted through email for GDPR purposes. Candidates must apply through our job portal.


We do not accept candidate introductions for this position from recruitment agencies, unless you have been instructed to do so by our recruitment team.


Date:  28 Jun 2024

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