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Senior Professional Engineer

Vacancy Number:  23134
Engineering - Electrical
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.

Are you looking for a new challenge? 

A Brighter, zero carbon future awaits!  


Join our dedicated team where we provide overhead lines conflict, claims and arbitrations services to ESB Networks. The team specialises in: 

  • Specialist support to overhead lines claims and arbitrations cases 

  • Overhead Line design 

  • Project management of capital transmission overhead line conflicts projects 


We are looking for a Senior Professional Engineer to join us on our journey to a Brighter Future 



Key Responsibilities 


  • Project management of Overhead Lines transmission capital projects.  

  • Specialist input to Overhead Line (OHL) claims and arbitrations  

  • Project Supervisor Design Stage (PSDP) with responsibility for the preparation & review of design risk assessments and project H&S plans.  

  • Production and verification of OHL designs.  

  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to the project team and key project stakeholders.  

  • Stakeholder management including developing and maintaining stakeholder relationships within and outside of ESB 



Knowledge, Skills and Experience 


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. 



  • Minimum of 5 years post qualification experience  

  • Knowledge of relevant policies and procedures, Design Standards including Health, Safety & Environmental Standards and Legislation and Electrical Safety Rules  

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and report writing skills  

  • Excellent Project Management and Stakeholder Management Skills 

  • Full Driving Licence and access to a car 



  • Use, Application and Development of Geographic Information Systems

  • Project Management and Stakeholder Experience

  • Experience in T & D, Generation or equivalent power utility consultancy.  






  • 3rd level qualification or equivalent work experience 





Your base will be at one of our offices situated at One Dublin Airport Central or Eastgate Cork.   


ESB is committed to offering flexibility in ways of working and we call that Smart Working – combining digital tools with a culture of trust and empowerment to enable flexible and remote ways of working. The successful candidate may combine remote / smart working within the jurisdiction, with attendance at base for in-person collaboration, the frequency of which is agreed with the manager and subject to ongoing review. 



Why ESB? 


  • Opportunity to lead and operate on frontline of Ireland’s transition to net zero future​ 

  • Embracing & facilitating a Smart Working Future​ / Hybrid Working 

  • Career development through mentoring, and training  

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Opportunities 

  • Active Social & Sports Clubs 

  • Networking opportunities 

  • Credit Union  

  • Generous Pension Contributions 

  • 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  



Reporting to


Overhead Lines Senior Team Leader , Transmission and Distribution Engineering, EMP. 





€54,000 to €64,000 per annum  



Closing Date 


9th June 2023


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