EIA Coordinator / Environmental Engineer


J.B. Barry and Partners Limited along with our sister company Barry Transportation are one of Ireland’s leading Consulting Engineers. We have over 180 highly qualified employees and are committed to delivering cost effective and innovative solutions. To achieve this, we need dedicated, enthusiastic individuals to join the team in our offices. 

This role is based in our Dublin, Cork or Castlebar offices with hybrid and remote working options available. The ideal candidate will be working with our well-established and growing Environmental and Planning Team on challenging and exciting infrastructure projects across various sectors (e.g., water services, transportation, flooding etc.). Our company has been delivering excellence for 60 years, and we know that the right people are the key ingredient to great design solutions and a satisfied client.

Location: Dublin, Cork or Castlebar with hybrid and remote working options available

Essential Qualifications & Requirements:                     

  • Degree in science or Engineering with an environmental component.
  • A minimum of three years post graduate experience in a consultancy environmental delivering environmental/planning services for large infrastructure projects
  • Experience in compiling Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) reports on the likely impacts of proposed developments and recommending appropriate mitigation measures.
  • Familiar with relevant Irish and European planning and environmental legislation e.g. EIA Directive and transposing Regulations.
  • Knowledge of the Habitats Directive, and the Appropriate Assessment (AA) process
  • Detailed knowledge of Irish Environmental and Planning Legislation
  • Excellent organisational and coordinating skills.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Must have worked as part of a wider team with experience of managing deliverables to deadlines.
  • Hard working, pragmatic and highly motivated individual - client focused with good interpersonal skills and team approach.
  • Full clean driving licence.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to record data efficiently and methodically.
  • Experience in coordinating planning applications and associated documentation.          


  • A postgraduate qualification in a relevant scientific or engineering discipline which includes practical experience
  • Previous work experience within a professional consultancy
  • Membership with a relevant professional body and working towards Chartered Environmentalist status
  • Experience utilising GIS systems e.g. ArcGIS, QGIS, MapInfo and or others                                

What we offer:

We offer a great place to work and competitive salaries. We support staff development through continuing professional development, a career pathway programme and a professional association membership so that you can continue to perform at your best and further develop your career.

We facilitate flexible core hours (37.5hrs/week), the bike to work scheme, tax saver commuter tickets and have a company pension and a company health insurance group that offers discounts on premiums.

We are ‘Investors in Diversity’ Bronze accredited through the Irish Centre for Diversity.

J. B. Barry and Partners are an equal opportunities employer and promote a positive work life balance through our employee assistance programme, examination and study leave and company sports & social events.