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Experienced Electrical Engineer

Vacancy Number:  17504
Job Type:  Full-time

ESB is a purpose led company striving to create a brighter future for the customers and communities we serve, leading the transition to reliable, affordable, low-carbon energy.  Today, we operate one of the most progressive electricity systems in the world, with activities spanning electricity generation, transmission, distribution and supply in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain, and an international energy consulting business.

With almost 8,000 employees we invested €1bn in infrastructure last year, contributed over €2bn to the economies we operate in and distributed over €2m across a range of community initiatives. This requires us to bring the best of our capabilities together to deliver innovative and value-driven solutions that enable our customers to live low-carbon lives. ESB strives to foster an effective and inclusive culture where people engage, challenge and feel connected to our purpose, colleagues, customers and community.

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Electrical Engineer                                                    


Introduction to ESB

Are you an experienced Electrical Engineer with a technical design background? Are you interested in joining a highly innovative, fast paced team focussed on providing solutions for our customers?


Then register today to express your interest- we want to hear from  you!


At ESB we are driven to make a difference by delivering a brighter future and Net Zero by 2040.   We provide lifecycle multidisciplinary engineering, technical and innovative solutions that are safe, sustainable and commercially optimised that will allow us achieve Net Zero by 2040.

ESB has embarked on a €5 billion capital investment programme in the transmission and distribution networks to deliver on our Brighter Futures Strategy and to enable the transformation and decarbonisation of the Electricity system. Join our team to be at the forefront of this defining period in our history.


Our Electrical engineers provide services from project feasibility stage right through scoping & planning, design, costing, construction to commissioning.

Our Electrical engineers provide technical engineering services and manage the delivery of project works packages and advise on appropriate engineering solutions for projects.


The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Providing electrical engineering technical expertise and advice from project scoping through to detailed design and commissioning.
  • Applying the highest levels of safety management in all aspects of project delivery
  • Coordinating all relevant electrical engineering and associated disciplines’ activities required to deliver projects successfully to approved scope, budget and programme.
  • Building and managing relationships with stakeholders
  • Mentoring and development of team members.


Why ESB?

  •  Opportunity to lead and operate on frontline of Irelands transition to net zero carbon future
  •  Embracing & facilitating a Smart Working/hybrid Future
  •  Career development through mentoring, and training
  •  Corporate Social Responsibility Opportunities
  •  Sports and Social Clubs
  •  Networking opportunities
  •  Credit Union
  •  Generous Pension
  •  Access to Staff Well Being programmes
  •  Generous parents leave entitlements
  •  Great team environment working to our Core Values – Courageous, Caring, Driven and Trusted


ESB has a comprehensive Diversity and Inclusion Programme





•            Minimum – 3rd Level Engineering Degree

•            Understanding and experience of electricity infrastructure projects

•            A full clean driver’s licence


Please note some roles will require the flexibility to travel nationwide.




Working as part of this dynamic team, you will always have new challenges and new problems to solve – working together is key.  You will have the autonomy to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems with the support of your colleagues.

We are looking for the following skills;

•            Strong communication skills with a flexible approach to work

•            Good problem -solving skills with ability to use own initiative.


Once received, CVs will be reviewed against our current and up coming vacancies and if we think we have the right role for you- we'll be in touch