Civil Engineering Graduate Programme

Discipline: Engineering
Vacancy Type Graduate
Contact name: Erin Manley

Job ref: 010885

Dornan is recruiting for Graduate Civil Engineers to be based on projects in Ireland and Mainland Europe.

Dornan are a leading Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation contractor, working across varied industries such as Data Centre, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Education and Power Generation.

Dornan have projects in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany, and Switzerland.

The successful candidates will be enrolled in the Dornan Engineering Graduate Programme.

This programme is designed to expose graduates to all facets of the role and develop a full appreciation for the construction project as a whole.

To apply, please email

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Set out engineering works from construction drawings and information provided by client.
  • Set out engineering works from construction drawings and information provided by client.
  • Check setting out of works for compliance with construction drawings and specifications.
  • Work with electronic data received to produce working drawings.
  • Survey and record as built information and present in electronic format the as built information.
  • Preparing method statements and risk assessments (with construction team) for production activities
  • Prepare, project schedules, material take offs.
  • Keeping up to date the delivery schedule to control deliveries.
  • Producing look ahead programs to assist production.
  • Carrying out Quality Control through inspections and snagging
  • Other duties as requested by your manager.


  • Relevant Civil Engineering Qualification/Certification


  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to prioritise workload.

  • Recognises own strengths and weaknesses and committed to ongoing development.

  • Acceptance of responsibility and accountability

  • Willingness to travel and work in a growing and rapidly changing environment

Why Dornan? 

  • Dornan are a well-established company with a family feel and a down to earth team
  • Dornan offer a clear progression path , always seeking opportunities to promote from within
  • Dornan offer educational assistance and promote CPD
  • Dornan promote collaboration through various team building , social and charity events
  • Dornan are committed to employee wellbeing with our Employee Assistance Programme and an in house Health & Wellbeing advisor