Electrical Engineer - Ref: 2002 Elec Eng

Fingleton White Portlaoise Ireland Engineer

Company Description

Fingleton White provide multidiscipline engineering services for the energy industry including power generation and natural gas design and installations. The company is responsible for planning and development of some of the most significant utility projects in Ireland. It is the leading supplier of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) in Ireland. Further information is available at www.fingleton.ie

Due to continued growth in the business we are looking to recruit an Electrical Engineer for a position in the energy and industrial utilities sector with opportunity to gain experience across all sectors as the role progresses.


Electrical Engineer – REF: 2002 Elec Eng

The Role - The Candidate will initially be involved in the following areas:

  • Preparation of electrical technical designs & submissions.
  • Design of electrical instrumentation.
  • Prepare cable, IO & power schedules.
  • Evaluation and selection of sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • Understanding and ability to update, single line diagrams, panel schematics and wiring diagrams.
  • Prepare method statements and risk assessments.
  • Estimate cost, reliability, and safety factors.
  • Generate specifications for parts.
  • Control the efficiency of processes.
  • Design & implementation of energy saving projects.
  • Participate in all phases of projects, from engineering, to the procurement and construction.
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders in project implementation to achieve project and company goals.

Career Progression – The Electrical Engineer will have the opportunity within Fingleton White to be involved in the following sectors as their career progresses:

  • Industrial utilities design
  • Water, wastewater, oil and gas pipeline installations
  • Combined heat & power plant
  • Renewable energy projects such as hydro, solar and bioenergy projects
  • Project management

Support will be given to achieving CEng through CPD and mentoring.


The Candidate - The ideal candidate will have:

  • Engineering degree (Level 8 or higher) in mechanical, process, electrical, energy engineering or a similar discipline relevant to the specification above, granted by Engineer Irelands Chartered Engineer Accredited Programmes.
  • 2 years + relevant post-graduate experience.
  • Good academic record.
  • Full clean driver’s license.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team.


Other information

Location:  The location for this role will be in our Portlaoise office, however if a suitable candidate has a preference to be located in either our Cork, Dublin or Galway office, this will be considered.

Your CV should include the subjects you studied in second level education and the grades you received. A cover letter should also be included as part of your application detailing why the role and location is of interest to you.


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