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Full Time, Permanent



About Designer Group

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.

Overview of duties

  • You will be required to carry out Mechanical Installations, Gas Welding, Soldering, Brazing and all associated mechanical plant.
  • Involved in both the installation and maintenance of hot and cold water systems in domestic and commercial buildings, sanitation, drainage and heating systems, electronic controllers, theory and practice.
  • Supervision of apprentice(s) under your control and continued mentoring and development of same.
  • Ability to effectively read drawings and design specification in accordance with the requirements of a project.
  • Review design process to ensure that installations are fit for purpose.
  • You will be required to procure materials for site, while adhering to Designer Group procedures.
  • Co-ordination of delivery of materials to site, when required, including checking quantity and quality of deliveries and taking full responsibility for same.
  • Liaison with clients, main contractors and other trades personnel as and when required.
  • Attendance at site meetings.
  • Will be required to have a full and thorough understanding of Designer Group Health & Safety and Quality Procedures associated with all aspects of the job.
  • Capable of taking instruction from Foreman and/or Senior Management and ensure all project deadlines/milestones are achieved on or ahead of schedule.
  • Depending on the size/nature of a project you may be required to undertake some/all of the following duties;
    – Ensure co-ordination of plant movement and plant records, and keeping log records up to date and accurate and reporting plant issues to the Plant Manager including procurement, condition and delivery.
    – Carry out weekly Toolbox Talks on site with all direct and indirect personnel
    – Carry out safety inductions with new site personnel
    – Monitoring and implementing Method Statements daily.
    – Supervision of specialist Designer Group personnel.

Key requirements

  • Fully qualified Plumber/Pipefitter with experience in Industrial/Commercial environments
  • Proven experience across all relevant sectors
  • Good exposure and positive attitude to Health & Safety best practise and requirements
  • Positive attitude towards developing Apprentices



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