GDG Employment Opportunities

  • Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Dublin

  • CAD Technician - Dublin


Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Dublin
We're currently looking for a suitable candidate to fill the role of Senior Geotechnical Engineer at our Dublin office in Churchtown. This person must have direct experience of offshore geotechnics (preferably wind farms) including offshore site survey management experience. He/she needs to have a good appreciation for offshore geotechnics and offshore geophysics and have managed offshore contractors in the past. The position will involve: 
  • Managing complex projects
  • Developing the expertise of more junior staff
  • Managing SI survey contracts
  • Geotechnical Interpretation
  • Soil-Structure Interaction Analysis
  • Tendering for work
  • Liaising with existing clients and developing contacts with new clients
Technical details of projects may involve:
  • Scoping and Specifying site investigations
  • Managing site investigation surveys
  • Geotechnical interpretation for onshore and offshore site investigations
  • Selecting design parameters and undertaking advanced geotechnical analysis
  • Geotechnical and Foundation design for civil, structural, infrastructure, offshore and renewable projects
  • Technical report writing
  • Preparing technical tenders for new projects and general business development
  • Preparation of contract documents and specifications
  • Completing design drawing and mapping
  • Management and Supervision of ground investigations
  • Contract administration, construction supervision and site inspections
  • Day to day coordination and management of design work among junior engineering staff
  • Project management to ensure delivery within time, budget and quality constraints
  • Client interface and company representation at meetings
  • Quality Control and Health and Safety Management (PSDP)
The position will primarily be based in the Dublin office (Churchtown) but will involve some travel in Ireland, the UK and central Europe for meetings, site inspections and construction supervision.
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Min 8 years experience in Geotechnical analysis and design
  • Min of 3 years experience in offshore geotechnics
  • Chartered status with Engineers Ireland, or ICE
  • Detailed Geotechnical Design Experience
  • Experience of public works contracts
  • A MSc degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering
  • Experience and proficiency with technical report writing and presentations
  • A full clean drivers licence.
Candidates should also be highly organised and motivated individuals with effective communication skills, a good work ethic, and a commitment to technical excellence, personal efficiency, and career progression through Continued Professional Development.

How to Apply / Contact:
Applications including CV should be emailed to the following address:

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.


CAD Technician - Dublin
We are currently looking for a suitable candidate to fill the role of CAD technician in our Dublin Office.
The applicant should have a minimum of 2 years+ experience to join Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions Ltd., a leading engineering consultancy. The proposed technician role will be supporting a team of Design Engineers.
The ideal candidate will be fully proficient in AutoCAD and have some CIVIL 3D & REVIT experience, knowledge of BIM processes would be an advantage. A track record in a range of projects across the civil engineering sector would be beneficial, including infrastructure schemes, geotechnical profiles and structural detailing.
The role will involve:
  • Working as part of a CAD Team and adhering to company standards.
  • Providing full office CAD Draughtsperson support to Design Engineers
  • Ensuring that all drawing requirements are completed on time and in accordance with the associated deadlines.
  • Ensuring that CAD responsibilities and on-going requirements are planned, scheduled and managed in a way that allows for the incumbent to fully manage the role.
  • Preparation of new drawing layouts, conceptual design and detailed design drawings. This will include GAs, plans, cross sections, details, 3D Models etc.
Required & Preferred Skills Set:
  • Fully proficient in AutoCAD (essential), CIVIL 3D, REVIT, ArcGIS (Preferred)
  • Experience of producing civil & geotechnical long/cross sections. (essential)
  • Experience of RC detailing (Preferred)
  • Strong planning and organisation skills and the ability to meet deadlines. (essential)
  • Strong IT Skills (essential
Remuneration: Dependent on experience
Full time
How to Apply / Contact:
Applications including CV should be emailed to the following address:
l applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.