Graduate Building Services Engineer

Discipline: Construction & Operations
Job type: Graduate
Job ref: 003362
Published: 3 months ago
Expiry date: 28 May 2024 11:59

Graduate Building Services Engineer 

The Cairn purpose is to build sustainable communities where people can thrive.

At Cairn, it’s not what we build, it’s why we build. It’s about putting down a marker that will stand for generations to come. Creating new communities of connection and belonging for an Ireland where people can thrive. Reshaping, redefining, reinvigorating our place in the world. Building for people, progress, and potential. Because when Cairn build, it’s Built For Good.

Cairn is hiring for Graduate Building Services Engineers. Reporting to the Building Services Manager, you will assist in the management of the Mechanical and Electrical services design and installation on our high-density residential projects.  This is an 18 month fixed term graduate position.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Continuous monitoring of the installation quality for M&E systems on residential projects, from initial coordination to final commissioning and handover
  • Support the site construction management teams in leading the coordination of M&E systems and assist with onsite problem solving, if and when issues arise
  • Coordinate with project design teams as required for M&E system interfaces with architectural and structural elements
  • Working with M&E sub-contractors onsite, ensuring programme and quality expectations are achieved
  • Liaise with Public Utility providers, local authorities, and design teams to ensure timely delivery of electricity, public lighting, gas, water and telecommunications services to new developments, acting as a point of contact for the respective sites
  • Anticipate the requirement for modification of existing site services and expedite mains service diversions in conjunction with the Utility Providers
  • Supplement the company’s innovation and value engineering processes in consideration and implementation of best-in-class mechanical / electrical systems and products
  • Management of the Temporary Electric / water systems

The Candidate: 

  • Further education in Mechanical, Electrical or Building Services
  • Interest in energy management and emerging trends in residential building services, design, and construction
  • Team player, organised, self-motivated and ability to work on own initiative
  • Strong relationship builder, communication and collaboration skills required
  • Focus on deadlines and commitment to programme delivery
  • Willingness to travel between sites across greater Dublin and a full driving licence
  • Strong problem solving and attention to detail orientation
  • An ability to achieve demanding time and quality targets
  • The ability to work independently using their own initiative in an organised manner but also be a strong team player

Working with Cairn Homes

At Cairn, we believe it is essential that our employees feel valued and appreciated. We therefore offer above industry average remuneration packages with a comprehensive benefits portfolio that’s ready to support you for whatever life brings.

We are delighted to offer a suite of benefits in Cairn which include

  • Competitive salary
  • Performance related bonus
  • Pension scheme with matching contributions
  • Full health insurance with Irish Life health
  • Annual salary review
  • Continuous Professional development (CPD) programme & funding
  • Paid maternity & paternity leave
  • Free Cairn annual leave days
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme with VHI
  • Tax saver - travel and bike to work
  • Culture Committee
  • Talent Development Programmes
  • Approved Profit Sharing Scheme (APSS)
  • Company vehicle (role dependent)