Junior Engineer, Dublin, Ireland

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Organisational Environment:

Mercury is the European leader in construction solutions. 

We build and manage complex engineering & construction projects for the world’s leading corporations. Our solutions help deliver technologies and life changing advancements that connect people, communities and businesses, giving them the power to achieve incredible things. Our people have the courage to be innovative. Their determination and sharp focus enable us to deliver with certainty, time and time again. 

We deliver our clients’ visions through leading edge construction solutions across multiple sectors, including: Enterprise Data Centres, Advanced Technology & Life Sciences, Hyperscale Data Centres, Fire Protection, and Technical Support Services (TSS). 

At Mercury, it is our duty to encourage and back our people to realise their vision of themselves. We place them at the heart of what we do, providing challenging opportunities to develop within a great team in a supportive environment that allows them to reach their full potential.


Scope of the Role:


Mercury is currently looking for junior engineers to join our pre-construction team. The role will be based in our head office in Dublin.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and independent individual that can contribute to our team with fresh ideas and an open mindset. You will join our preconstruction team and work together with our project managers to prepare project proposals for our clients.


Key Responsibilities of the Role:

The role is based in our head office in Dublin and you will be involved in all of the projects we are tendering, dealing with activities such as:

  • Engage with designers for proposals on detailed design development
  • Review the project design and examine if alternative construction methods can be implemented
  • Review the construction methodology to identify programme implications and any necessary temporary works.
  • Engage with supply chain and prepare subcontract packages
  • Review subcontract proposals and develop technical / commercial comparison for evaluation and selection of preferred bidder
  • Review requirements for lifting and cranes and develop a crane strategy for the project.
  • Review project logistics to identify temporary works necessary to build and manage the project.
  • Identify site setup and compound and detail out needs for the project preliminaries.
  • Identify project risks and mitigation plans to deal with these risks.
  • And many other interesting aspects of the project and the tendering process.



Essential Criteria for the Role:

  • Master of Science in Mechanical or Electrical engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years experience as an engineer in construction or engineering. Site experience for a contractor is an advantage.


Desirable Criteria:

  • Fluently communicating in German or French is an advantage.


Mercury is an equal opportunities employer.

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