Sean Smyth

Lecturing in Construction Site Management

Sean Smyth is programme chair for Construction Site Management at the Dublin School of Architecture. An award winning Carpenter/Joiner, graduate in Construction Site Management at DIT and Building Conservation at West Dean College. He has worked in industry and the public service in a wide varity of roles, from carpenter to Building Inspector and comes to DIT with a long family history in the construction industry. His interests include conservation and construction with a special interest in the promotion and assessment of “Quality” in the construction industry. He has held the position of Chairperson twice for the Dublin Chapter of The Institute of Clerks of Works and Construction Inspectorate and is one of a handful of traditional Irish harp makers in Ireland.

Bachelor of Technology in Construction Site Management (With distinction), Dublin Institute of Technology: 2012

Professional Development Diploma in Conservation of Buildings, Interiors and Sites, West Dean College, vaildated by English Heritage: 2009

National Skills Certificate in Radon Gas Remediation & Prevention, FETAC: 2004

Certificate in AutoCAD, City and Guilds: 1999

Craft Based Technician Certificate in Building (with distinction), Dublin Institute of Technology: 1998

Clerk of Works Final Exams, Clerk of Works Institute of Great Britain: 1998

Clerk of Works Intermediate Exams, Clerk of Works Institute of Great Britain: 1997

Intermediate Technology Certificate in Building Construction and Building quantities, Department of Education: 1997

6001/01 Construction craft exams, City and Guilds: 1997

Advanced Craft Certificate in General Carpentry & Joinery, City and Guilds 1995

Senior Trade Certificate in Carpentry & Joinery (with distinction), Department of Education: 1995

Member of The Institute of Clerks of Works and Construction Inspectorate of Great Britain Inc, 2008-present

Incorporated Member of the Chartered Institute of Building. 2015-present

Lecturer, Dublin Institute of Technology: 2001-Present

  • Construction / Construction Management / Building Pathology / Carpentry & Joinery / Building Conservation

Lecturer, Dublin Institute of Technology: 200-2001 (Part-time/contract)

Course Chair for DT149A Construction Site Management, Dublin Institute of Technology: 2013-Present

Member of Academic Councils Student Disciplinary Policy Review Committee: 2008

Member of Academic Councils Apprentice Education Committee: 2002-2008

Specialist Consultant for Grangegorman Development Agency: 2014

Clerk of Works for Blanchardstown Civic Centre for Fingal County Council: 2000-2001

Building Supervisor for Fingal County Hall, Fingal County Council: 2000-2001

Acting Building Supervisor for Fingal County Hall Project, Fingal County Council: 2000

Acting Buildings Supervisor, Architects Department Fingal County Council: 1999-2000

Carpenter/Joiner for Offices, Courthouses and Libraries, Fingal County Council: 1996-1999

Apprentice Carpenter/Joiner, Dublin/Fingal County Council: 1992-1996

Our Ladys Childrens Hospital Crumlin, Door Project: 2016-2017

Specialist Consultant on Phoenix Centre 2014

Trade Aid, School Rebuilding Project, Inhaminga Mozambique: 1998

Construction Site Management Article for Construction Ireland: May 2015

Various DIT Projects such as Slovenian Apprenticeship Study Project.

Uniwood Trophy for “The Most Outstanding Apprentice in The Timber Trades”: 1995/96