Structural Engineer


About the roles:

DBFL are seeking an enthusiastic Structural Engineer with experience to join our dynamic Team. With an expanding workload across a variety of sectors, we can offer the successful candidate broad experience across a wide range of public and private sector projects.

The successful candidate will become a member of an enthusiastic and highly experienced team who will support the growth and development of talented engineers. The successful candidate will be involved in the design of structures, working on the preparation and review of structural analysis and design calculations, assisting with the preparation of drawings for conceptual and detailed design, as well as undertaking regular site visits to ensure construction is executed in compliance with the design. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a solid understanding of the fundamentals of structural analysis and should be familiar with Eurocodes.

Key roles and responsibilities:

The successful candidate will also have a requirement to liaise with the internal project team, the wider design team and contractors and should therefore have good communication skills and an ability to work well in a team dynamic. Requirements and Skills:

• A strong analytical knowledge and understanding of engineering principals.
• Demonstrable buildings-focused structural engineering design skills.
• A desire to work constructively in a team, finding holistic building design solutions in a multidiscipline environment.
• Performing site visits and inspections to monitor project progress, quality, and adherence to specifications.
• Ability to understand commercial implications of design decisions and desire to strive for efficient structural solutions.
• IT skills and experience in the use of MS Office. Experience in CAD and structural analysis software is an added advantage.
• The ability to communicate clearly, through sketching, speaking and in writing.
• Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills, with the ability to balance tasks and prioritise to meet strict deadlines.

Desired qualifications and requirements:

• At least 2 to 4 years structural engineering experience
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Minimum Level 8 Civil / Structural Engineering Degree (Hons) and working towards Chartered status with Engineers Ireland
• Display leadership qualities and a desire to develop client relationships.
• A current driver’s licence is desirable.

What we offer:
• Significant investment in your career development.
• Competitive market salary
• Pension matched up to 5%
• Generous Annual Leave Allowance (basic allowance 23 days)
• Additional service recognition leave
• Hybrid Working
• Tax Saver Scheme & Bike to Work Scheme.
• Annual Professional Institution Subscriptions paid
• Wellbeing support including access to an independent Employer Assistance Scheme.
• A working culture that is diverse, inclusive and looks after your wellness at work.
• Company Social Committee which organises many social events throughout the year.
• Continuous technical learning paths through a wide range of activities, knowledge sharing platforms, seminars and workshops, lunch and learn presentations and other events that can support your career growth.

CPD Accreditation
We are a certified CPD Accredited Employer with Engineers Ireland (EI) , recognising that the company can only grow and develop through its people. Our employees are our major asset and as an EI CPD Accredited Employer we are fully committed to raising and maintaining employee competency levels in order to develop a workforce that is encouraged to create and innovate.

Equal Opportunities
At DBFL, we are proud to be a Silver Accredited Investors in Diversity award recipient, reflecting our ongoing commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. We believe that a variety of perspectives drives innovation and excellence, and we actively seek to create an environment where everyone feels valued and empowered to contribute their unique talents. Our dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion is not just a policy, but a core value.
DBFL is a forward-thinking engineering consultancy and an equal opportunities employer.

Availability: ASAP.
Locations: Dublin, Galway, Cork & Waterford
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience.
Applications: Please email your CV with cover letter to