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We value our talented, dynamic and committed staff and seek to support and develop their careers

Careers in McAdam

Since our establishment in 1963, over 400 people have worked for the McAdam family, many spending their whole career with us creating a legacy of iconic projects, but also supporting the next generation of young professionals. We continue to attract and inspire a diverse workforce, who are supported to grow and develop their careers whilst helping us deliver meaningful changes to the communities we work with 

Build a Career

A job in McAdam represents an opportunity to build a career alongside some of the most talented built environment professionals in our region. We support our employees career development at all levels including: 

  • Continued support of Work+ Apprenticeship scheme 
  • Support for those wishing to undertake part-time learning and further education 
  • On the job mentoring by experienced senior professionals 
  • McAdam Graduate Training Support Programme, helping new graduates grow towards professional recognition 
  • Dedicated Training and Development Manager 
  • Regular lunch and learns, sharing experiences and knowledge 
  • Support to attend job related training to help continued learning 
  • Increased exposure and responsibility given throughout career 
  • Access to work on some of the most exciting projects within our industry 

Employee Well-Being

We recognise the need to provide an open environment that staff members feel valued, respected and supported through any challenges they might face professionally and personally. 



McAdam Social

We promote a collaborative and relaxed atmosphere within our workplace and with coffee break chats to summer barbecues, we celebrate our successes together each year with many informal and formal social events. 

Sharing Our Success

At McAdam we offer an attractive and competitive benefits package, flexible working arrangements, and proven opportunities to grow and develop your career so if you feel inspired to join our team why not contact us or apply for some of the job opportunities as they arise.


Northern Ireland Apprentice Week 2021



Graduate & Student Positions - Cork


Minimum Requirements:

-Applicants must have a degree in civil engineering, -Excellent written and verbal communications skills, -Confidence and ability to work within a team, but with a degree of autonomy.


-A working knowledge of AutoCAD, -Previous design office experience, -Driving Licence -Circa 1 - 5 years’ experience in a similar role working on civil engineering wastewater projects.

Further details
Civil Infrastructure Roles


Minimum Requirements:

• Applicants must have a degree in civil engineering, landscape architecture or related construction discipline, • Project Management experience, preferably with NEC contract administration, and ability to work effectively under pressure, to deadlines and as part of a team, • Civil Design experience, preferably on similar projects to those mentioned above, and ability to work effectively under pressure, to deadlines and as part of a team, • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


• Experience in public realm / greenways / civil infrastructure projects would be advantageous but not essential, • 1-5 years' experience in a similar role, • Previous design office experience.

Further details
Technologists (Civil, Structural, Water)

Belfast (with remote working)

Minimum Requirements:

• Applicants must have a form of engineering qualification, ideally to HND/HNC level in a related discipline such as Civil Engineering. • 2-5 years industry experience within a civil design team. • AutoCAD skills / experience essential.


• Experience with specialised software such as ArcGis, BIM / Revit, Civil 3D, PDS, Microdrainage are preferrable. • Be able to work effectively under pressure with limited supervision, to deadlines and as part of a team. • Have excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Further details
Resident Engineer (PRI Scheme)
Further details

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