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(thousands per year)*
20 - 50
Last Updated: November, 2011
|* The lower figures typically reflect starting salaries. Higher salaries are awarded to those with greater experience and responsibility. Positions in Dublin sometimes command higher salaries.|
Assists in the running of a construction site by monitoring contractors, advising on the use of technology, and reporting to the Site Agent.
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