Project Engineer

SES Kildare · Kilcullen, Kildare
Department SES Kildare
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation DOE

Do you want to work for one of the leading Geomatics companies in Europe today? Murphy Geospatial is seeking ambitious, practically minded Civil Engineers to further develop our specialist engineering inspection service offering.


We see the value in generating repeatable, verified geospatial data to accurately inform asset owners of the condition of their assets and our built environment. We use a mix of modern technology including UAV, ROV, NDT, GPR, laser scanning, hydrographic surveys, rope access and confined space entry to determine the true condition of our infrastructure with data-rich reporting through GIS and cloud-hosted platforms. We are truly innovating in this sector and are seeking like-minded, ambitious engineers to join us on this journey.


Murphy Geospatial is one of the leading Geomatic consultancies in Europe. We are an ambitious and innovative company, and through our commitment to invest in people, technology, and best practice, we continuously strive to be the best and remain ahead of the field in everything we do. We believe in the value of verified geospatial data and its use in understanding the natural and built environment around us.


With offices nationwide in Ireland, the UK, Spain, Germany, and Italy, we are continuously developing and expanding our team. Building on a strong reputation of over 35 years’ experience, we are recognised as being at the forefront of the surveying industry and widely regarded as one of the most dynamic, experienced, professional, innovative, and technically proficient surveying companies in Europe today.


Our Specialties


Measured Building Surveys, Legal Mapping, Area Measurement, Building Information Modelling (BIM), 3D HD Laser Scanning, Topographic Surveys, Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), Specialist Engineering Services, Condition Surveys, Subsurface Engineering Services, Geophysical Surveys, Monitoring Solutions, Digital Construction, Hydrographic Surveys and UAV/Drone Surveys.


Our HR Philosophy

Our people are a critical part of our success and represent the value of Murphy Geospatial through their actions and decisions every day. We believe focusing on recruiting the best people and investing in their development helps us to create an environment where staff are engaged and committed, leading to higher levels of staff and client satisfaction.


We are currently recruiting a Project Engineer to join our Special Engineering Services Division. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Civil Engineer to work within the expeditious Geospatial industry. The role will appeal to practically minded engineers who enjoy a balanced mix of office and site-based work, engaging with clients, building long-lasting professional relationships and helping to maintain Irelands critical infrastructure.


Key Responsibilities

  • Managing operation of varied technical inspections using a variety of technologies.
  • Undertaking technical feasibility studies and site investigations.
  • Understanding and application of technology for undertaking inspections.
  • Handling, processing and interpreting geospatial data.
  • Preparing quotations, tender bids and negotiating contracts.
  • Project Management.
  • Building client relationships.
  • Any other duties as required by the business.



  • Degree in Civil Engineering (NFQ Level 8) - BSc in Civil Engineering or relevant qualification & level – Chartered Status desired.
  • 5+ years’ experience in the management of projects and delivering a client focused service.
  • Competence in, but not limited to; all aspects of civil, drainage design, including construction standards, technical reporting, conditional surveys and report writing.
  • High standard of customer service.
  • Geospatial Surveying Experience (desired but not essential).
  • Diving/water experience (desired but not essential).
  • Rope access (IRATA Level 1 – desired but not essential).
  • Boat handling experience/certification (desired but not essential).
  • The right to work in Ireland.
  • Flexibility to travel nationwide as required by our clients.
  • Possess a full clean Irish/EU Driving license.

Key Competencies

  • Practically minded: good problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Strong report writing, communication and leadership skills.


Why Murphy Geospatial?


  • Widely Recognised: We are widely recognised as one of the most experienced, professional, innovative and technologically proficient surveying companies today.
  • Cutting Edge Technologies: We use only the very latest technological equipment.
  • Support network: We pride ourselves on our excellent support network of employees and management who are always eager to help each other.
  • Equality & Opportunity: We are fully committed to a policy of equality of opportunity in our employment practices.
  • Breadth of Experience: We branch across all sectors of industry giving our staff opportunities to gain a broad base of knowledge and experience.
  • Learning & Growth: We support and develop our people to enhance their technical and personal competencies towards the achievement of their ambitions.
  • Exclusive Clients: We are proud to work with a broad spectrum of exclusive clients.
  • Employee Benefits: Sick pay scheme for all employees in service for over one and a half years; Enhanced annual leave entitlement; Access to a contributory pension scheme; Death in Service benefit; Access to a company vehicle (role dependent); Allowance payments when working away; Ample free car parking facilities available when working in our office locations.


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  • Location
    Kilcullen, Kildare
  • Department
    SES Kildare
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation