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Project Delivery Engineer - Utilities

Ref: 78088

  • 45,312-56,640
  • 21 Oct 2022
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Project Delivery Engineer - Gas

About the Company

Our client owns, builds and maintains the natural gas network in Ireland and connects all customers to the gas network.

About the Position

The Project Delivery Engineer will be responsible for supporting the end to end planning and delivery of projects issued to their respective workstream. The Project Delivery Engineer will work closely with key internal stakeholders across the Portfolio Office, Asset Management, Technical Development & Technical Training, Design Delivery and Project Services teams; to drive the successful development and delivery of these projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as the primary point of contact for the delivery of specified projects responsible for the design, planning and delivery of projects
  • Plan and oversee the end-to-end delivery of specified projects, in conjunction with Design Delivery and Project Services
  • Develop and maintain project schedules (utilising MS Project) including tracking and reporting on progress against the agreed schedule
  • Responsible for developing, reviewing, and collating key documentation as required to progress internal project budget approvals through relevant investment governance committees, in conjunction with Portfolio Office
  • Coordinate the development of tender and contract documents for Asset Delivery, with respect to procurement of 3rd party services and works contracts as necessary. Review all project related contractor documentation to ensure compliance with legislation, standards, and specifications.
  • Liaise with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Oversee contract management, risk mitigation and change control, per project/programme, to ensure delivery to time, scope, and customer requirements
  • Act as the project escalation point for Asset Delivery, mitigating project risks and resolving any issues that arise for specified project/programme of work
  • Manage relationship with Contractors at the project level, including review and approval of all contractor and project payments, as per relevant contract documentation
  • Liaise with internal departments and external stakeholders to progress project from highlevel design to delivery as required
  • Drive for high performance, setting the standard for continuous improvement in the delivery of projects/programmes
  • Ensure project technical records, including As-Built documentation and Asset Data, are delivered to Project Services team as required


  • Third level degree Engineering or other technical equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years post qualification experience managing the delivery of projects and programmes, in the natural gas or similar utility industries 
  • Have a working knowledge of H&S standards and risk management systems e.g., PSDP role etc
  • Working knowledge of project management and financial management methodologies is desirable
  • Ability to deal with complex issues, proactively and in a timely fashion, along with the ability to communicate complex information to others
  • Ability to develop strategic relationships to accomplish the delivery of high priority complex programmes, with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for programme optimisation and change control
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills

Remuneration Package

Competitive Salary
Full suite of benefits

For more information on this position or other engineering roles, please contact Cathal on 01-5927850 or hit the apply button below to send your cv. Alternatively, contact him directly via email:

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