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Careers

Join our legacy

Our people

It is only with the determination and dedication of our people that we can serve our clients, generate long-term value for our stakeholders and contribute to the broader community. Our business will always be shaped around our people, and our strength in the marketplace is a reflection of this. From your initial application, no matter what the outcome, you will be given a positive experience at Designer Group. We pride ourselves on hiring the best new talent from a wide range of backgrounds, bringing fresh perspectives, new ideas and energy.

Recruitment journey

Employing passionate, highly skilled and engaged people who share our company values is vital to our success, which is why we have dedicated internal HR teams based in our local offices who will support you through every step of your recruitment journey.

Depending on your prospective role the assessment process could include an initial phone screening, interviews – either remotely or face to face – competency-based assessments and personal profiling. Following this process, we’ll request reference checks and the successful candidates will receive an offer letter. You’ll then begin your onboarding journey with Designer Group.

Vacancies

Designer Group recruit, train and retain the best and brightest in the industry. Have a look at our current openings here.

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Benefits

A payslip from Designer Group is only ever part of the package. Our benefits scheme complements your salary and is designed to acknowledge the contribution our people make to our growth and our success.  

It is important to us that everyone who works for Designer Group is as proud of the company as we are; our benefits scheme ensures everyone gets the best out of their work and is our way of saying thank you. 

Comprising a range of wellbeing and work-life balance benefits, career development opportunities or anniversary gifts, our benefits are chosen to demonstrate how valuable our employees’ contribution is. 

Learning & development

Our people are the foundation for our continued growth, and we encourage continuous professional development.

This investment in our workforce has produced an innovative and passionate team that deliver projects for our clients safely, efficiently and to the highest industry standards.

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Meet our team

I am very grateful to DG for giving me the opportunity to enter the Irish job market, and to provide me with daily greater learning and understanding of engineering and QS in Europe. All management and staff are friendly and approachable. I believe that DG is a company that invests in the development of its professionals and that believes in talent like me. It is a place where professionals are valued and have opportunities to show their potential and talents.

Vanessa Lessa
Quantity Surveyor

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Since joining Designer Group I have always communicated my desire for career progression and for establishing myself in the business. Nick and the senior team were very welcoming and set out a path of what I could achieve in the business, and through hard work I have been rewarded and feel part of the family here. I started at Designer Group four years ago, joined as an Electrical Project Manager Lead and have been promoted to Senior Project Manager and then to Operations Manager. I have enjoyed my journey and supporting the great work colleagues and teams that I look after and the business that has been built here. I’m proud to come to work and share my ethos and work ethic, promoting and delivering quality every day.

George Newton
Operations Director

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I joined Designer Group as a 1st year plumbing apprentice with no previous experience on building sites. I learned a lot from all the projects I have worked on and I will always be grateful for the opportunity Designer Group gave me as an apprentice. Near the end of my apprenticeship I was asked to develop my career with Designer Group by undertaking Building Services Engineering course in DIT and to move over to the Planning Department to become a Junior Project Planner.

Catalin Tibre
Junior Mechanical Engineer

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Apprenticeships


From contributing bright ideas to work-ready, our apprenticeships are an exciting and proven way for people to develop their talent. If you’d like to  earn-while-you-learn, we offer a 4-year apprenticeship, in either electrical or plumbing installation to young people who are aged 16 and over.

Apprenticeship opportunities

Graduates & Trainees


Giving you the opportunity to work with a diverse range of professionals, experience new challenges and gain exposure to the entire construction life cycle on world-class client projects. If you’re and ambitious, high calibre graduate looking to establish yourselves within the building services sector learn more about our graduate schemes below. 

Graduate opportunities