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Experienced Civil/Structural Engineers

Vacancy Number:  17442
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.

Job Category                                                      

Civil/Structural Engineer                                           



Introduction to the Job


Are you an experienced civil/structural engineer with a technical design background?  Are you interested in joining a highly innovative, fast paced team focused 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.

Our civil engineers provide  engineering services from early project  feasibility stage right through to construction and handover  for electrical infrastructure projects delivering infrastructure for Transmission and Distribution Systems, Renewable Generation (Solar PV, Onshore/Offshore Wind), Thermal and Hydro Generation and Energy Storage. Our civil engineers provide technical engineering services and manage  the delivery of project work packages and advise on appropriate engineering solutions for projects.


The Civil/Structural Engineer will be responsible for;

  • Promoting and demonstrating visible commitment to safety and quality in projects.
  • Providing civil, structural engineering technical expertise and advice from project concept through to detailed design and construction
  • Leading, managing and co-ordinating all relevant civil/structural engineering and associated disciplines’ activities required to successfully deliver projects to approved scope, budget and programme including the management of civil works contracts.
  • Managing engineering works package(s) relating to the delivery of electricity infrastructure projects as required including scoping, procuring, technical assessment and contract management
  • 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 future
  • Embracing and 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
  • A full clean drivers licence
  • 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 upcoming vacancies and if we think we have the right role for you- we'll be in touch.