Irish Cement Limited

Graduate Environmental Engineer

Applications closed 30/04/2024 .
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Graduate Environmental Engineers

Irish Cement Limited is a fully owned subsidiary of CRH plc and has manufactured cement in Ireland in excess of 85 years. It operates two cement-manufacturing facilities, one situated in Platin, approximately 5km from Drogheda, Co. Louth and a second in Castlemungret, Co. Limerick. Production uses the most advanced, energy-efficient technology to create a range of high-quality cements to the highest Irish and International standards.

Irish Cement Limited is seeking to recruit Graduate Environmental Engineers to join the 3-year Graduate Development Programme at both the Platin and Limerick cement works. The successful candidates will report to the Works Environmental Manager. The role requires a strong technical background combined with excellent interpersonal skills to interact with internal (various departments at all stages of the production process) and external (EPA, Neighbours, Accreditation bodies) stakeholders.


The key responsibilities of the position are to provide assistance to the Environmental Manager primarily for the production, but also for the maintenance departments, including but not limited to:

  • IE Licence application, compliance and correspondence
  • Green House Gas (GHG) reporting and monitoring under EU ETS
  • Group (CRH) environmental reporting
  • ISO 14001, ISO 50001 and BES 6001 compliance and internal auditing
  • Environmental engineering and performance monitoring
  • Relevant Health and Safety awareness and contributions

Other Duties are as follows:

  • Assist on any IE licence and GHG related queries
  • Liaising with Production and Maintenance departments
  • Preparation and recording of documentation, correspondence, manuals/processes.
  • Assist with environmental projects and both energy and process improvement assignments
  • Resolve environmental engineering problems and implementation of improvement programs

Candidates should ideally possess:

  • A degree qualification in Environmental Engineering or related discipline, relevant industry experience would be an advantage.
  • Proven track record of excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • A pro-active, self-starter with proven technical skills and business acumen

Ideal Candidates will be aiming for a 1.1 /minimum 2.1 honours degree. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills will be a distinct advantage.

Graduates will also take part in the CRH management development program, which will guide you through a semi-structured program across the various sections of the business in order to develop technical, interpersonal, commercial and management skills. ( www.itpcement.com )


  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension Scheme with Employer contribution
  • Share Participation Scheme (Revenue Approved)
  • Paid Holidays (22 days)
  • Training & Development on the Graduate Development Programme for Leadership and Management and ITP-Cement/CRH.
  • Mentoring support & Performance Management
  • On-site Nurse and access to Company doctor
  • Company phone & laptop
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Subsidized canteen on site
  • Bike-to-Work Scheme

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