Graduate Electrical Engineer

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Full Time, Permanent



Why this role matters to DG

Designer Group is a leading international mechanical & electrical provider specialising in turnkey packages for the design, supply, and installation of utilities. Headquartered in Dublin, we directly employ over 1,000 experienced and dedicated colleagues across the Group. As an industry leader, we work with some of the world’s largest multinational companies and our common purpose is delivering ambitious, innovative and sustainable engineering solutions, building client partnerships that bear testament to the standards we uphold.

Our people are the foundation of our continued growth across all client sectors. We invest in our people and have a philosophy of continuous professional development. This investment has produced an innovative and passionate team that deliver projects for our clients safely, efficiently and to the highest standards in the industry. Our approach to everything we do is underpinned by our Values: Safe/Trust/Respect/Challenge/Deliver.

The Engineering Team is an essential department within Designer Group and forms part of the foundation of every project. The Engineering Team is directly responsible for a number of key components in a project, delivering the highest standard of safety and quality. 

Designer Group is always at the forefront of the latest design and construction technology. From utilising design software, 3D modelling, point cloud scanning and 3D printing, Designer Group ensures their Engineering Team are equipped with the latest and best technology to ensure innovative solutions. 

Overview of duties

  • Undertake a full design review of drawings, specifications and schedules to ensure compliance with the applicable standards and industry guides. 
  • Responsible for developing engineering alternative solutions, including detailed calculations and sketches for client approval. 
  • Engineering software tools including,Dialuxor Relux, Amtech Pro Design and Navisworks.  
  • Review of the co-ordinated construction drawings and documentation. 
  • Prepare RFI’s and issue to the client. 
  • Detailed review of specialist supplier packages for compliance with project specification and applicable industry standards. 
  • Prepare and monitor procurement schedule in conjunction with the procurement team. 
  • Prepare and monitor technical submittals for approval by the client. 
  • Review BCAR preliminary inspection plan and coordinate with the quality team. 
  • Monitor LEED and BREEAM requirements and submittals as required. 
  • Preparation of operation and maintenance manuals. 
  • Assistance with client demonstrations. 
  • Review and provide attendance during commissioning stage.

Key requirements

  • A Level 7 Degree in Electrical Engineering/Electrical Services Engineering or Building Services Engineering. 
  • Capable of working as part of a team and on own initiative. 
  • Good knowledge of the current electrical, fire alarm and emergency lighting standards within Ireland. 
  • Knowledge of key engineering software packages such asDialuxor Relux, Amtech and Navisworks is desirable but not essential. 


  • Health Care 
  • Pension 
  • Career Progression 
  • Accredited Engineers Ireland Employer for CPD 
  • Pathway to Chartership 
  • International Travel Opportunities

How you can develop your career in DG

Our people are the foundation for our continued growth and so encouraging continuous professional development and pathway to Professional Chartership is a top priority. This investment has produced an innovative and passionate team that deliver projects for our clients safely, efficiently and to the highest standards in the industry. 

Our Head of Engineering began his career with Designer Group as a Graduate Electrical Engineer. His drive and ambition have allowed him to develop within Designer Group and we encourage all our staff to do the same. 


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