Open Positions


Senior Transport Engineer/Planner


Dublin, Cork, Waterford, Ireland

DBFL Consulting Engineers are currently seeking to recruit Senior Traffic and Transportation Professionals. Our ever-increasing project folio and successful positioning on frameworks with local authorities and the National Transport Authority have generated positions in our offices in Dublin, Cork & Waterford. We have a significant and expanding workload in the traffic and transportation engineering sector. Current projects include:


  • The development and preparation of Transport Strategies/ABTAs for large towns and Local Areas
  • Leading multidisciplinary design teams and partners in developing transport networks for new towns, residential & commercial developments in accordance with DMURS
  • The design & appraisal of Active Travel schemes (walking & cycling) in urban and rural environments including greenways (preliminary and detailed)
  • The design of a number of significant bus priority schemes (preliminary and detailed design)
  • The design of various traffic management schemes (including environmental improvement and traffic calming schemes of towns and villages)
  • Providing assistance/advice to other departments in DBFL (roads/highway design, street network design in accordance with DMURS, car park design, service access strategies)
  • Providing transport related advice and services to support high profile clients in the development of large residential, commercial and educational developments including the development of major new towns and Strategic Development Zones


DBFL has excellent relationships the many local authorities that we work with on a regular basis; we work on the principle that we are the first company that they think of when they require traffic management consultancy services. In order to facilitate the continued expansion of this section DBFL urgently requires a Senior Traffic/Transportation Engineers & Planners to lead the delivery of schemes for public and private clients.


The successful candidate will be responsible for providing services ranging from transport strategies, transportation assessments, travel planning, traffic engineering and management through to the design of urban traffic control systems. He/she will be expected to manage a wide variety of projects in both the public and private sectors with a minimum of supervision. Rapid career progression within an expanding team is possible for the successful candidate.

The following will be required of the successful candidate:

  • At least 4 years traffic and transport experience
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • A relevant engineering degree and either hold or are working towards Chartered status
  • Ideally hold a relevant postgraduate degree
  • Have extensive knowledge of current transport policies and design standards such as DMURS/National Cycle Manual
  • Experience in the management of small to medium sized transportation projects, teams & budgets
  • Be proficient in the use of ARCADY, PICADY, OSCADY and TRANSYT
  • Knowledge of further modelling software such as Vissim/Paramics & Saturn
  • Experience in ArcGIS is also beneficial
  • A current driver’s licence is desirable


DBFL is accredited to the Engineers Ireland national CPD standard and CPD events and initiatives of Engineers Ireland/Irish Planning Institute will be a feature of the position within the office.


Please apply by completing the form below and attaching your CV. 

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