Graduate C&S Engineer

Graduate Civil / Structural Engineer

SDS design engineers specialise in building design and engineering with expertise in geotechnical, water and civil & structural engineering. We have over 40 employees working in Ireland and Spain. We are recruiting Graduate Civil/Structural Engineers for our office in Castlebar, Co. Mayo. 

Castlebar was recently crowned the best place to live and work in Ireland!

Job Description

  • Draft and prepare drawings, designs and diagrams
  • Develop design ideas and structural design calculations
  • Communicate with engineers/architects when preparing drawings/designs
  • Calculate dimensions and allowances with accurate precision
  • Revise drawings and layouts to accommodate changes and enhancements
  • Willingness and responsive to the demands and coordination of other design team professionals, clients and contractors
  • Liaise with external consultants and clients
  • Periodically to visit sites and take measurements
  • Perform other job related duties as required


  • Degree in civil or structural engineering
  • Ideally you will have gained experience working on a wide range of projects during your college placement
  • You must also have a working knowledge of the current Irish Building Regulations and a working knowledge of British and Eurocode Design Standards for Concrete, Steel, Masonry and Timber
  • You must be experienced in the use of AutoCAD/Revit and be capable of preparing detailed technical designs & drawings
  • Experience in the use of Robot, Staad PRO-QSE or similar is essential
  • Be able to prioritise, work to tight deadlines and deliver projects on time
  • Excellent written and verbal communication (fluent in English)
  • Self motivated with great attention to detail and ability to research a subject

What you will get in return

  • Attractive salary and package on offer for suitable candidate, including pension scheme, CPD and further training.
  • You will gain great exposure working across a range of projects in a growing company
  • You will be working closely with senior staff


  • Our office is in Castlebar, Co. Mayo in the picturesque West of Ireland.