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REMINDER! CM Prep Course

CM Exam

REMINDER!

The Chartered Member (CM) Prep course begins next Monday, 3rd February in Dublin Institute of Technology, Bolton Street (map).

The course starts Monday 3rd Feb and runs every Monday for 5 weeks, in Dublin Institute of Technology, Bolton Street (Room 248) from 6:30 to 9:00pm:

  • Monday 3rd February
  • Monday 10th February
  • Monday 17th February
  • Monday 24th February
  • Monday 3rd March

The course fee is €300. Interested candidates should register in advance by sending their details to: registrations@istructe.ie.

Dates: 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th February, 3rd March

Time: 6:30 to 9:00pm

Venue: Dublin Institute of Technology, Bolton Street (Room 248)

Annual Dinner – Friday 7th February 2014

Annual Dinner

Friday 7th February 2014

The Dining Hall, Trinity College Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2.

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The Republic of Ireland Regional Group of the Institution of Structural Engineers is pleased to announce details of the Annual Dinner 2014. This is the principal social event for members and we would like to welcome all members,  guests, colleagues and friends in groups or as individuals.

We appreciate the current economic situation and in an effort to encourage more of our members to attend, we have made some significant changes this year;

    • Ticket price has been reduced from €90 in 2013, to €80 per head.
    • Ticket price will include a pre-drinks reception and half a bottle of wine per person.
    • Members will be seated at dining tables which are more suitable to accommodate individual members as well as company groups.

The dinner will be attended by the President of the Institution in 2014, Mr Nick Russell, the Chief Executive, Mr Martin Powell and our speaker for the evening is Mr Tom Kelly, Divisional Manager, Manufacturing & Competitiveness with Enterprise Ireland.

Pre-dinner drinks reception starts at 7.00p.m with the dinner beginning at 8.00p.m. (black tie).

To confirm your place, please use the attached Annual Dinner Reservation Form 2014. It can be posted, or scanned and emailed to:

Una Beagon,

Dept. of Civil & Structural Engineering,

Dublin Institute of Technology,Bolton St, Dublin 1.

Email: una.beagon@dit.ie     Phone: 086 385 7236 .

Please return all reservations by Friday 24th January.

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Irish Concrete Society – Job Vacancy

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The Irish Concrete Society is a well-established learned body, founded to promote excellence in the use of concrete and to also provide a valuable service to the wider construction industry. The Society is seeking to appoint an Executive Officer to further enhance and develop the services offered by the Society.

Responsibilities and Duties:
This role will involve working under the direction of, and reporting to, the Directors and Council of the Society; however, the successful candidate must have the ability to work on their own and to promote participation among members and committees. The successful candidate will also be expected to work with minimal day-today direction, be highly self-motivated and have a professional enthusiasm for concrete as a construction material.

Requirements:
The ideal candidate should have a third level qualification, preferably a degree in a construction discipline, and have several years’ experience in the construction industry. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential in this role, as is a good working knowledge of information technology. Candidates will be required to demonstrate strong business acumen and administrative abilities. Experience is essential in either concrete technology or structural concrete design and supervision. Chartered professional status would be an advantage.

Application:

Please forward a CV outlining relevant experience and qualifications and other supporting documentation, along with at least one recent work reference, to:

The Honorary Secretary, The Irish Concrete Society, Platin, Drogheda, Co. Louth.
Tel: 041 9876466 : Secretary@concrete.ie; www.concrete.ie
The closing date for applications is 17th January 2014.

The vacancy is advertised in full on the Irish Concrete Society website (here) and a pdf of the job description is available here.

CPD Short Course – Eurocodes Upskilling for Practicing Engineers

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This CPD course is for practicing engineers who wish to gain a basic working knowledge of Eurocodes for structural design. The course will be delivered by John Jones, a Chartered Civil & Structural Engineer from the Institute of Technology, Tralee (ITT) School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM) from January to March 2014.

Registration & Cost:
ITT Development Office – CPD
€ 300 for 6 No. 2 hour sessions. (Min. 6 Participants)

Dates / Time / Venue:
Thursdays starting on 30/01/2014 and finishing on 06/03/2014,
6.15 pm to 8.15 pm
C216, ITT South Campus, Clash

Prerequisites:
A basic working knowledge of the superseded British & Irish Standards for structural engineering is necessary.

Further Information:

Contact John Jones on 087 6294595 or john.jones@ittralee.ie

A flyer is available to download here.