Senior Electrical Engineer (Transmission & Distribution)


Gaeltec Utilities Ltd wishes to recruit a motivated and energetic professional wishing to expand their professional development and seek an exciting opportunity within a growing business operating in the Energy and Renewable Market.

Job Description:

The successful candidate will join an experienced international team of multi-disciplinary experts to deliver EPC contracts. Working from the company headquarters in Kilkenny, the successful candidate will become a key member involved in numerous projects nationwide working as a senior electrical engineer reporting directly to the project manager.

This role will include the following key activities:

  • Partake in effective designs which conform to all codes of practice and industry standards in Substation Design and Build projects up to 220kV.
  • Support the Electrical Engineering department in the delivery of electrical designs.
  • Ensure the management and coordination throughout all phases of the Projects, from Engineering, to the Procurement and Construction.
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders in project implementation to achieve project and company goals.
  • Ensure compliance with Health & Safety and Construction Regulations and Construction Quality Assurance.
  • Prepare necessary project reports
  • Assist with tender and contract documentation including specifications, bills of quantities and drawings where required.
  • Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own, and the wider teams, objectives.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Electrical Engineering Degree
  • Minimum 5+ year’s electrical engineering experience
  • Electrical Substation Design is essential
  • Experience with ESB and Eirgrid specifications, from medium voltage up to 220 kV is an advantage.
  • Project Management Experience is of an advantage
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Applications
  • AutoCAD
  • Full Driver’s license

If you wish to be considered for this position please forward your Curriculum Vitae to

The selection process for this role will include candidate screening from application.