Design Safety Project Engineer

PM Group is an international project delivery company operating across Europe, the USA and Asia. We have a 45 year track record in project management, process design, facility design and construction management for leading multinational companies. We are world leaders in the pharmaceutical, food, mission critical, medtech, advanced manufacturing and energy sectors

PM Group has an opportunity for an experienced “Design Safety Project Engineer” to join our busy Project Team, the role will be predominantly office based, Cork or Dublin.


Job Role and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

* Perform the Design Safety Coordinator role in compliance with the PM Group identified procedures to ensure the delivery of a design in compliance with the required safety standards for construction and operation.

* Co-operate with the Process Safety Co-ordinator for the project to ensure that co-ordination activities are aligned for lean service delivery.

* Perform the Project Supervisor for Design Process Co-ordinator (PSDP-C) role on projects.

* Support Project Department operations to deliver projects worldwide that are compliant with the applicable statutory requirements with respect to occupational health and safety in design.

* Support PM Group project teams to implement Quality policies, procedures, process and tools for health and safety in design.

* Support project managers to determine the essential design safety related reviews and risk assessments for a project.

* Chair design safety related reviews as your competence allows.

* Provide design safety advice to the engineering design disciplines and construction services.

* Provide technical support to the PSDP-C authorised panel & site teams.

* Deliver design safety related training.

* Participate in design safety related continuous improvement projects.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

* Be recognised as a Leader in and keep abreast of current technology, regulatory and industry standards for design safety in the workplace (including construction).

* Knowledge of the suite of statutory requirements typically applicable to PM Group projects.

* Design hazard identification & risk assessment processes.

* Provide Temporary Works co-ordination and 3rd party designer management.

* Compilation and management of Safety Files

* Co-ordination with the PSCS and the construction management teams.

* Be competent to Chair some EHS, technical, regulatory and process safety reviews.

* Perform work in compliance with PM Group’s Quality Management System

* Provide advice to the project / design teams to ensure that the design safety related reviews and risk assessments are adequately planned and sequenced and that they are included in the project schedules.

* Deliver support to multiple projects in a timely fashion to meet project schedules.

* Provide design safety advice to the project / design teams to improve engagement and understanding of the reviews process.

* Work with the Project Managers to ensure there is sufficient capacity and capability to deliver safe designs.

* Provide technical support to all office projects in the areas of design safety including coordination of design safety.

* Represent PM Group with customers and manage customer interface as appropriate to your project role.

* Input to proposals and attend presentations to customers.

* Track the progress of design safety related technical reviews and design risk assessments


Recognised relevant professional qualification (Engineering or Architecture or Science or Construction preferred).

Minimum of 10 years of safety (design/construction) / projects experience.

Member of a recognised Engineering, Architectural or Occupational H&S professional body.

Chartered Status (Advantageous)

Field experience in Construction and/or Commissioning, Qualification and Validation.

Good communication & people skills

Self-starter and decision maker

Fluent English

Why PM Group?

As an employee-owned company, we are inclusive, committed and driven. Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability are the heart of our new 2025 business strategy.

Inclusion and Diversity are core to our culture and values. Wherever we work, we commit to a culture of mutual respect and belonging by building a truly inclusive workplace rich in diverse people, talents and ideas. Valuing the contributions of all our people and respecting individual differences will sustain our growth into the future
PM Group
Cork, IE