Network Technician Traineeship Programme 2023

Gaeltec’s core areas of expertise are Energy Transmission, Distribution and Telecommunication Infrastructure.

With the Network Technician Traineeship we are selecting a new generation of professionals to join our team in an exciting opportunity with vast career progression opportunities.


In the Network Technician Traineeship the selected candidates will be given the opportunity to develop their career within the Power sector, and will enhance their skills and knowledge incorporated within the Construction and Maintenance of Electrical Infrastructure across all voltages.

Our Gaeltec Traineeship Programme will commence within our head office based in Kilkenny on the 01st of March 2023.

Our Recruitment and Selection process is now open for you to apply! Please submit your CV with the following reference “Network Technician Traineeship Programme” to Gaeltec Utilities Ltd at

Candidates must fulfil the following entry requirements:

  • Must have driving license
  • Must be able to work at heights
  • Must possess the minimum fitness levels for a role of this kind
  • A satisfactory medical report
  • Must be willing to work nationwide
  • Previous experience in Construction or Agriculture is considered a plus

Gaeltec to build one of Ireland’s largest onshore windfarms

Gaeltec have secured a Design and Build Contract to construct one of Ireland’s largest onshore Windfarm Projects in Co Mayo. The scope of the project consists of both the Electrical Balance of Plant which includes the construction of a new 110kV Substation and the associated Grid Connection. Speaking on behalf of Gaeltec – Declan Wynne expressed his delight for the business to be involved in this scheme and he believes the awarding of such a contract afirms the company’s postion in this marketplace.

Gaeltec Secure Scottish Power Framework Contract

Gaeltec who has been successfully delivering substation projects for Scottish Power since 2010 have been awarded another framework contract. The Electrical Substation Framework Contract consists of delivering various substation projects on Scottish Power Distribution Network for the next four years. The project scope includes design and installation.

Gaeltec on track to deliver prestigous 220kV Substation and Grid Connection

Gaeltec is on course to deliver a large scale project for a multinational client. The construction of this 220kV Substation at Clonee Co Meath has been under way since last March and the Gaeltec team are on track to successfully deliver this prestigous contract by summer 2017.  The station is the first of its kind to be privately developed in Ireland and also includes a Grid Connection at 220kV.

Gaeltec Focuses on Fibre Broadband Delivery

Gaeltec has been working extensively on the roll out of a Fibre Broadband Network in Portloaise, Co.Laois where they have been contracted by SIRO to deliver high speed broadband infastructure for thousands of homes. This project when complete will be a major boost to those living and doing business in the region. Speaking on behalf of Gaeltec – Joao Felizardo CEO outlined the challenges of delivering a project of this nature, however he is confident of a successful completion and is privileged that Gaeltec is involved. Gaeltec is also delivering projects of a simliar nature for SIRO in Skibereen Co Cork and Wexford Town in Co Wexford.