Testing Manager | West Dublin

Testing Manager | West Dublin

  • Top European Tier 1 M&E Contractors with significant annual turnover.
  • Excellent career progression opportunities along with a generous package.
  • Exposure to large, interesting and prestigious projects.


Oradeo Recruitment is presently seeking interest for an experienced Testing Manager ideally with solid main contractor / specialist subcontractor experience to join one of Ireland’s leading Contractors based in West Dublin.


Role Overview:

Reporting to the Quality Manager, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Ensure assigned construction operations and contractors’ performance are following specifications and within schedules and budgets.
  • Strong technical knowledge of pipe hydrotesting and pneumatic pipe testing processes and work steps, including disassembly and re-instatement of pipe systems.
  • Be experienced with torque and tensioning methods of bolted flange connections. Excellent problem-solving ability along with experience of safety/quality protocols.
  • Assists construction supervisors in planning and assembling of pipe test packages using the proper construction methods and procedures.
  • Coordinates and resolves engineering or construction problems with supervisors as required ensuring the work packages are clearly understandable.
  • Establishes procedures on testing of piping systems.
  • Responsible for the development of pneumatic and hydro-test packages and responsible for verifying and witnessing acceptance of tests.
  • Performs inspections of all piping work in progress on a continuing basis, witnesses tests and completes final P&ID check prior to turnover.
  • Develops punch lists and monitors completion of punch items.
  • Assists in securing the necessary client acceptance documentation for record.
  • Prepares and has full responsibility for managing piping QC records to ensure that they are fully completed and properly submitted in a timely manner to Document Control.


Testing Manager Responsibilities:


  • Provide leadership for safety, accident and fire prevention on the project.
  • Champion the cause of ZERO Accident Philosophy.
  • Ensure that local/national safety codes, requirements and standards are being complied with within assigned area of responsibility.
  • Responsible for supervising and directing testing supervision.
  • Responsible for the cost, schedule and optimization of craft labour and maintaining the four-week look ahead schedule for labour and equipment.
  • Responsible for implementing corporate project policies, procedures and instructions within assigned piping operations.
  • Coordinate with the General Foreman to hire piping craft labour to execute work.
  • Coordinate established area operational plans.
  • Lead the preparation of the four-week schedule and budget control with assistance from Project Controls.
  • Provide input to quantity tracking application and report weekly installed quantities to Project Controls.
  • Prepare material requisitions for tools and consumables and coordinate through Procurement to obtain these materials.
  • Assist in performing construction testing of piping systems as required.
  • Prepare reports and forecasts, including summary of construction progress, craft personnel forecasts, and expenditures forecasts.
  • Plan the manpower and equipment required to execute the job.
  • Perform employee reviews and identify training and development opportunities for subordinate piping personnel.
  • Excellent work and personal ethics that include trustworthiness, commitment, and empathy
  • Confident, creative, and energetic approach to addressing all quality-related issues
  • Good inter-personal skills
  • Ability to produce quality written reports
  • Proficient in the use of MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint
  • Ability to produce high standard written (English) reports


Necessary skills and requirements:


  • 10 years relevant experience in the absence of a degree.
  • Experience in use of work packs and test packs
  • Good knowledge of hands-on use ensuring Right first Time” approach
  • Knowledge of construction technologies.
  • Knowledge of supervisory functions relating to field activities.
  • Familiarity with current industry quality standards.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H).
  • Extensive experience in piping construction on large projects.


For more information about Testing Manager role or other opportunities, contact Declan Duggan at Oradeo Recruitment confidentially on +353 1 687 7188 or apply in confidence.


About Oradeo – Oradeo Recruitment are specialists in the construction & engineering sector. We are a leading service provider in Ireland, UK and Europe for professional recruitment services and the provision of managed labour in Construction & Civil Engineering, Data centres, Mechanical & Electrical, Life Sciences and Renewable Energies sectors