Why not come and work for one of Ireland's most progressive and ambitious engineering and environmental consultancies. We work in sustainability so if you want to progress your career in a socially responsible company working towards a sustainable planet then join us.         

We are based in Ireland but also work in the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. We are part of the RSK Group, a group of more than 175 companies with over 11,000 employees operating around the globe and are one of the leading engineering and environmental science companies in the world. 

Project description

Nicholas O'Dwyer are currently looking for a Graduate Engineer to work within our Water Department at our head office in Dublin.

The successful candidate would be working as part of a team on International and Domestic Water Projects. You will be assigned to a team running many different projects concurrently.

These will all be at different stages and your daily / weekly / monthly tasks will include elements of the below. We structure it like this to give you a varied workload and to keep the position exciting and challenging. 

Project tasks

  • Feasibility Assessments 
  • Preparing Preliminary Reports 
  • Scoping Investigation Contracts 
  • Detailed Design 
  • Preparing Technical Specifications and Contract Documents 
  • Procurement Process 
  • Construction Stage Administration 
  • Coordination of inputs from other team members 
  • Client liaison. 

Key requirements

  • You will be degree qualified in Civil Engineering with an interest in Water Engineering, exceptional candidates in other engineering disciplines such as Chemical, Mechanical, or Electrical who show an aptitude for the wastewater sector would also be considered.
  • Previous experience gained in the design of civil engineering works or the supervision of site development works would be beneficial. 
  • Ideally have experience in the delivery of consultancy services and some project management. 
  • Be highly motivated to succeed and progress your career within this consultancy. 
  • Good time management skills, with the ability to prioritize work and manage many tasks concurrently. 
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. 


  • Dedicated Mentor to assist you in setting and achieving long term career goals 
  • Route to Chartership offering a full and comprehensive mentored programme supporting engineers in attaining Chartership 
  • CPD accredited employer with educational assistance provided 
  • Paid professional membership for two certified bodies 
  • Opportunity to work on a broad range of domestic and international project which have a real and lasting impact on the communities in which we work. 

About us

Our mission is to deliver sustainable solutions that transform communities and bring about lasting positive change. Through a blend of expertise, innovation and global dedication, we envision a world where sustainable engineering protects growing communities.

Nicholas O’Dwyer provides professional services in engineering design, project management, environment and planning, construction supervision and technical and contract advisory. We are one of the most respected Irish consultancies operating in local and international markets, providing professional services to public- and private-sector clients.

Whether in Ireland, the UK or internationally, we understand and solve major challenges associated with delivering and adapting infrastructure for an increasing global population while maintaining a sustainable environment for future generations.

Nicholas O’Dwyer is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then.

At RSK, we operate as a group of businesses that work together seamlessly, aiming for growth through diversification. Our strategy helps us build a strong and resilient business, capable of weathering external challenges, while also providing greater value to our clients and more opportunities for our employees.

Since the beginning, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and reward talented individuals. People are crucial to our company, and we recognise that our success hinges on our colleagues' growth. We're committed to preserving RSK's people-first culture, promoting innovation, and fostering a supportive and caring environment for collaboration. At RSK, we want you to be part of our successes and help you reach your career aspirations. We take pride in offering employees fulfilling and challenging careers by promoting ongoing growth and empowering individuals to excel.

We are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace that welcomes individuals from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We firmly believe that embracing and celebrating the diversity in our workforce makes us a stronger and more innovative company.

If you're passionate about making a difference, join us as we work together to build a brighter, more equitable, and sustainable future for all. Do you have what it takes?