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Project Proposals Engineer

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Dublin, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
Full Time

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Shanahan Engineering have an opportunity for a Project/Proposals Engineer to join the team in Dublin, Ireland. Reporting directly to the Construction Director, this role will provide technical and commercial support to Project Managers / Project Directors on numerous on-going Construction and Commissioning projects worldwide. The role will also support the Inquiry to Order team with the preparation of sales proposals.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support Project Manager / Project Director with the following activities:
  • Preparation of Project specific documentation including Plans and Procedures.
  • Monitoring overall project progress is in conformance with the contract schedule & costs
  • Monitoring quality levels in engineering, procurement and site erection are consistent with requirements
  • Support site team with Technical queries and requests for information
  • Create risk analysis and mitigation, cash flow, schedule, and costing information
  • Preparation of contract claims including variations & extras.
  • To attend and actively participate in the project daily and weekly construction meetings as required
  • Support the Management Team in enforcement of contract terms & Conditions through interactions with contract executives and site manager.
  • Preparation of Daily/weekly/monthly Reports as required.
  • Preparation of project schedules and budgets Support the Proposals Manager with the following activities:
  • Draft, organize, track, circulate for review and finalize proposals (domestic and global) inclusive of the following: Resource utilization, Professional Fees, Pass-Through Costs, Vendor Pricing, and Supporting text.
  • Work closely with multiple departments to establish effective costing of each proposal.
  • Assist with the development, implementation and management of proposal templates, budget analysis, and other costing systems.
  • Ensure that senior management and all departments are informed of proposal status through reports.
  • Conduct and coordinate concise and considered internal reviews of price and proposal documents
  • Prepare and present client facing presentations and meetings
  • Read, understand process flow diagrams, electrical one-line drawings and general arrangement drawings
  • Monitor budgets and trends and provide timely reports and feedback

Required Skills / Knowledge

  • Set challenging objectives and achieve them in terms of time, targets, quality, budget provisions, materials, etc.
  • Promote best practices and continuous improvement
  • Maintain excellent relationships with internal and external customers
  • Communicate well at all levels of the organization
  • Analyze business data, identify potential problems, spot inconsistencies, and take corrective actions
  • Can demonstrate successful completion of several projects
  • Able to manage multiple assignments simultaneously


  • Extensive experience in Project Engineering for the electrical Utility Industry or IPP Market, specialized in power generation, transmission, and distribution utilities, large industrials, with utility requirements and OEM’s
  • Must have EPC (Lump Sum Turn Key) and Field experience (preferably non domestic/international)

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

Physical Requirements

  • General office environment Travel to projects sites as required #LI-DNI

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