Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Construction Manager/Engineer


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Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management. Our 50,000+ employees in 400+ locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.


About us.

During our 45 years in Ireland, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country’s most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we’re looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.

Position Summary

The Graduate Construction Engineer is responsible for assisting in the execution of construction deliverables in accordance with the design documentation and specific project requirements while complying with JACOBS Safety, Quality and Project Execution procedures.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Assignment of Duties

  • Duties are assigned on a day to day basis by the assigned Construction Supervisor and objectives are set on a twice-yearly basis by the Construction Manager. Duties assigned usually fall into one or more of the following broad areas:


  • To ensure that all work within his/her scope of responsibility is completed within the accepted project schedule.
  • To report on a regular basis to the Construction Supervisor on project progress and/or areas of concern.

Technical Participation

  • To ensure timely and correct review of all project specifications, designs, drawings and requisitioning for areas of responsibility assigned to him/her.
  • To ensure any outstanding or incorrect information on the design information is highlighted and the queries directed to the design team for resolution
  • To provide any necessary technical assistance to other design disciplines assigned to the project as instructed by the Construction Supervisor.

Project Liaison

  • To attend project meetings as requested
  • To ensure the Construction Supervisor is fully aware of any problems affecting his/her in the production of deliverables or timely completion of any assigned work.

Client Liaison

  • To assist in reviewing the client’s documentation for acceptability and ensure this is updated as instructed by the Construction Supervisor.
  • To refer all client requests for deviation to the scope to the Construction Supervisor, the request should indicate both cost and schedule impact where possible.


  • 2:1 Degree in Construction Engineering/Management.

We are looking for Graduates who have studied relevant modules/projects as part of their studies.

Start your journey with Jacobs

Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP) is recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice and is designed to fulfil the needs of all graduates, in addition to technical development needs specific to their particular discipline.

Graduates complete a series of competencies based upon business requirements, comprising the optimum mix of blended learning which complements chartership progression and provides them with the technical and business acumen required to advance their career. Additional benefits include:

  • An invitation to attend our residential 'Graduate Conference' weekend in the Lake District to meet Jacobs graduates from across the globe and members of senior management
  • Paid holidays of up to 33 days; inclusive of national and public holidays
  • A broad flexible benefits package including the option to buy additional holidays, travel insurance, contributory pension scheme and the cycle to work scheme.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: LIF0000U9
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Cork
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Construction Management

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