Senior Bridge Engineers - Dublin and Leeds

Roughan & O’Donovan (ROD) is looking to recruit senior bridge engineers with 8-15 years’ experience, primarily in the area of cable-stayed and moveable bridge, for roles within our bridges team.

Job type: Permanent, with full-time, part-time or flexible working options available

Location: Sandyford, D. 18, Woodford, D.17 or Otley, Leeds

Salary: Competitive


  • Honours degree in civil/structural engineering (Level 8 in the National Framework of Qualifications or equivalent)

  • A minimum of eight to fifteen years’ relevant experience

  • Chartered engineer

  • Ability to work within a dynamic, multidisciplinary team

  • Flexible, motivated and focused

  • Strong technical knowledge and engineering skills/proficiency of bridge engineering software (analysis and design)

  • Working knowledge of Eurocodes in the field of bridge/structural design

  • Excellent attention to detail 

  • Ability to produce quality design outputs

  • Fluent or highly proficient in spoken and written English


  • Experience of working in a multidisciplinary environment with tight deadlines

  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills

  • Excellent report writing skills

About Roughan & O'Donovan

Roughan and O’Donovan (ROD) is a leading civil, environmental and structural engineering consultancy. An independently owned firm, we employ a multidisciplinary team of more than 200 people, of 20 different nationalities, in our Dublin and UK offices.

Our portfolio features:

  • bridges, including cable-stayed and moveable bridges

  • highways, roads, public transport and greenways in Ireland and the UK

  • residential, health, education, office and retail developments

  • asset management

  • research and development

  • environmental services

Recent awards include:

Current and recent projects include:

What to expect when you join Roughan & O'Donovan

When you join ROD, you will become part of a team recognised for outstanding technical skill and passion for excellence. You will have access to the exceptional training opportunities our award-winning CPD programme provides and enjoy a workplace that supports growth, flexibility and creativity. 

We offer health and wellbeing packages, flexible working and life event supports, so whatever challenges life may bring, you can feel secure in the knowledge that you will be taken care of.

We are a friendly team with an active social committee. From surfing weekends and ski events to tag rugby and cycling challenges, you'll find lots of ways to get involved.

How to apply

Roughan & O’Donovan is an equal opportunity employer. 

Roughan & O'Donovan will retain, for at least one year, all records arising through the recruitment process for compliance purposes in line with the Employment Equality Acts, 1998-2015.

Roughan & O'Donovan is not accepting unsolicited CVs from search firms.  CVs submitted by search firms without a valid written search agreement, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the sole property of Roughan & O'Donovan, and no fee will be paid in the event of candidate(s) being hired.

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