Project Manager (Civils)

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Ireland

Position: Project Manager (Civils)


Location: Kilkenny


Contract: One year Fixed Term Contract with review to permanent employment.


Salary:  DOE


Join Our Team as a Project Manager (Civils)


Are you ready to be a vital part of a dynamic and innovative utilities service company? As a frontrunner in the Energy and Telecoms Industries, Gaeltec Utilities is propelled by a collective vision: creating a cleaner, brighter living for our future. Our journey is one of continuous growth and success, we are seeking a candidate who possess a high level of commitment and passion for their role within the company.


Why You Should Join:


  • This role would suit candidates who are passionate about all aspects Project Management. If you bring the passion, we’ll provide the platform for your success.
  • Competitive Benefits: The successful candidate will enjoy benefits such as competitive salary, additional annual leave, Employee Assistance Programme, enhanced Maternity Leave Cycle to Work Scheme and on-site parking.
  • Professional Development: We are committed to your growth. You’ll have access to learning opportunities to continue your professional development.


The role: 


Gaeltec Utilities is recruiting an experienced Project Manager to expand our Civil Engineering Department in our Head Office in Kilkenny. The successful candidate will manage projects from the concept stage to completion, ensuring that the project is delivered on time, on budget and to the required safety standards to ensure the highest quality standard.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Organising team members to deliver the contracted scope of works. Provide functional day to day management of team members whilst providing guidance and direction.
  • Build, lead and develop the project teams.
  • Ensure projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget and actively manage risks and issues and escalate as required.
  • Managing client relationships and other key stakeholders (internal and external).
  • Development and maintenance of project plans, KPI’s, preparation of costing reports and providing weekly and monthly status reports.


  • Make decisions under time pressure and using your own initiative in a controlled and timely manner.
  • Ensure Health and Safety and Environmental legislation are adhered to in all aspects of the project life cycle.
  • Ensure compliance with company standards, policies and procedures.
  • Continually seek new initiatives and process changes to improve, expand and develop the project management practices and capabilities of the organisation.
  • Report effectively, providing accurate and reliable data for status, trends, outlook, risks and opportunities.

Essential Skills & Knowledge Requirements:

  • Project management experience with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction or related discipline.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office tools, in particular excel and ERP systems.
  • Sound decision making skills.
  • Sound knowledge of the role of PSCS (Project Supervisor Construction Stage)
  • Demonstrated experience managing projects for a main contractor in Ireland/UK on utility and/or infrastructure type projects.
  • Commercial awareness and demonstrable experience of contract administration (NEC and FIDIC experience preferable)
  • Detailed knowledge of Project Management methodology and practices.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong planning and organising skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently.
  • Results-oriented and committed to maintain high standards.
  • Current drivers’ licence.
  • This role will involve managing interfaces between Clients, Project Teams and Gaeltec Utilities Senior Management. Demonstrable experience of a similar role is important

How to Apply: Ready to take the next step in your career? If you’re excited about the future and eager to contribute to a company that’s making waves in the utilities industry, we want to hear from you! Send your CV and a cover letter detailing why you’re the perfect fit for this role to

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