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Due to recent expansion and an increase in available contracts , one of my clients are recruiting for an Electrical Design Engineer to join their team working on projects associated with a number of transmission and distribution grid connection projects. This role will be based either in Kerry or Cork. Travel to and from sites on occasion required.


  • Working under direction of a Senior Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical design – Overhead line design, underground cable design, cable rating studies etc.
  • Feasibility studies for grid connection options on renewable energy projects (Solar, Battery, Wind and others)
  • On-site investigations, route selection and site surveys
  • Preparation of material specifications & BOQ
  • Design report compilation
  • Detailed design drawing preparation
  • Development of design processes
  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team on the design of transmission and distribution network.
  • Activities ranging from investigation and feasibility studies to design and specification, through to project management and technical support to
    other operational areas within the organisation.
  • Assisting in the compilation and assessment of Tender Submissions
  • On-site quality auditing during build phase.


  • Minimum Degree qualified – Electrical Engineering (NFQ Level 8)
  • Relevant industry experience would be an advantage
  • An interest in developing a career in the Power Engineering Sector
  • Strong technical and design ability essential
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Strong IT skills required. Knowledge of AutoCAD would be an advantage, but training will be provided where necessary
  • Excellent team worker with effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Full drivers licence will be required


  • Salary circa €50k – €75k DOE
  • Excellent Benefits Package

If you are an Electrical Design Engineer considering a career move, please feel free to send your CV or contact Lisa Cullen on for a confidential discussion. GPC will not send any applicants CV s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Dublin with 24 years experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.

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