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Careers in Engineering with ESB

ESB Graduate Development Programme – Your Brighter Future Awaits

We have a number of exciting Engineering graduate opportunities starting in September 2018.

Who we are

ESB is Ireland’s foremost energy company. We have been supplying power to industry, communities and individuals for 90 years. Through innovation, expertise and investment, we are leading the way in developing smart and sustainable energy systems to meet the demands of modern life, both at home and overseas, making us a vital part of building a brighter, more sustainable future.

As a strong, diversified, vertically integrated utility, ESB operates right across the electricity market: from generation, through transmission and distribution to supply. We extract further value at certain points along this chain: supplying gas, using our networks to carry fibre for telecommunications, developing electric vehicle public charging infrastructure and more.

Why join us?

As one of the largest employers of engineers in Ireland, ESB is dedicated to investing in engineering expertise and developing critical skills to support Ireland’s future growth and development. We are working to create a brighter energy future that enables progress, growth and possibility for the next generation. We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals to join our Engineering Graduate Programme. As an Engineering Graduate you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of exciting projects, both in Ireland and overseas, while pursuing your professional accreditation through Engineers Ireland.

Our Graduate Development Programme

The objective of our Programme is to launch you on a fast track to career success.

A career with ESB will allow you to grow professionally develop the necessary skills to help deliver ESB’s strategic objectives.

Working with us, you will be part of an award winning team in a culture that thrives on teamwork and innovation.

We have developed a bespoke Graduate Programme which includes:

  • structured rotations;
  • challenging assignments;
  • robust learning and development;
  • experience working on major projects;
  • exposure to different aspects of our business;
  • a mentor who will help you on your journey.

You will be offered a competitive salary and an extensive benefits package. Whichever part of the business you work in, we want you to succeed and at the same time enjoy being part of our community.

At ESB, we have a strong culture of giving back. Through our Corporate Social Responsibility Fund, Energy For Generations, we allocate over €1m annually to support organisations working in the areas of suicide prevention, homelessness and educational disadvantage. We encourage staff to take part in initiatives such as “Time to Read” scheme for local schools.

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