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Machinery Engineer Surveyor


Our mission is to make Ireland a safer place.  If you want to work for a company that leaves nothing to chance, it’s a no brainer, Irish Engineering Services is the place for you!

For over 160 years, our highly skilled Engineer Surveyors and Engineering Consultants have inspected, tested and reported on industrial machinery from passenger lifts and escalators, to MEWP’s, forklift trucks and cranes in order to keep the industry, businesses and public safe. We are proud to have evolved into the successful company we are today, everything we do has been tried and tested. Year on year we invest in our people, systems and infrastructure and will continue to do so for generations to come. 

To be considered for this role you are likely to live in the Cork or Limerick areas, with good access to the N20.  This helps you to plan your work efficiently so that you can do what you do best.

What makes Irish Engineering Services a great place to work?

We are independent for a reason, we do what we do better than anyone else and we do it our own way.  Take our drive and ambition along with years of REAL industry experience and we have honed and perfected the well-oiled machine that is Irish Engineering Services.

If you work for us, you will get the below and, so much more:

  • Our standard starting salary is €56,250 plus a benefits package worth €12,000*
  • Salary increase after 1 year to €62,740 and after two years service, €69,229
  • Annual salary review and bonus opportunity
  • Entitlement to a company car scheme
  • 16+ week award winning and bespoke, industry leading training programme, with ongoing training throughout your career
  • The opportunity to cross skill and development opportunities
  • 45 hour working week, with all travel time included
  • Technical and Operational support on hand, offering guidance any time you need it.  
  • Discretionary annual company bonus and yearly salary review
  • Laptop (Surface Go) and mobile phone provided
  • The support of a superb employee assistance programme
  • A day to celebrate just you, an extra holiday day to book off your birthday!
  • We treat Good Friday as a bank holiday so you can have an extra day off 
  • Opportunity to buy and sell 5 days holiday a year
  • Opportunity for flexible working hours, allowing you the opportunity to gain an extra 13 days off in lieu across the year. We want you to have a good work life balance.

*Salaries based on a 45 hour working week and are dependent on location and experience.

What will I be doing?

In its simplest and most explicit form, industrial safety can be a matter of life or death. As an Engineer Surveyor in the Machinery discipline for Irish Engineering Services, you will be helping to make Ireland a safer place for industry, businesses and for people whenever and wherever.

Some Of Your Responsibilities as Engineer Surveyor Will Include:

  • Completing quality assessments and rigorous inspections
  • Carrying out detailed reporting, with no compromise, ever
  • Ensuring all customers are compliant with vital regulations that help to govern their industry in Ireland.
  • Helping to prolong the life of machinery by spotting any potential defects as early as possible.
  • Always providing an exceptional level of customer service, whilst representing our brilliant company professionally 

Don't worry, if you are successful you will join our award winning, 16 week, Engineer Surveyor training program lead by our team of experts.

What experience do I need?

Our team consists of the best, highly skilled and qualified Engineer Surveyors and we want our new recruits to have the same attitude, aptitude and appetite for what we do.

You will need:

  • You will ideally have an engineering qualification (or equivalent) at or above NVQ level 4 (post trade qualification at NFQ level 6) and a substantive level of practical experience, directly relevant to the machinery you will inspect
  • If you have a Level 3 NVQ (e.g. Junior & Senior Trade Exams or ONC) and substantive level of practical experience, directly relevant to the machinery you will inspect then we can support you in a City & Guilds Licentiateship as part of your training. 
  • To be available to support your colleagues in other parts of the country and the UK on occasion and if required, as you will be working as part of a large business
  • The ability to communicate complex and technical problems with ease
  • A good level of IT and literacy skills in order to complete detailed customer reports.

To apply for this role, simply click “Apply”. We ask for some basic contact information and a CV or your LinkedIn profile, it’s that easy! Please keep in mind, successful candidates will be required to complete the relevant background checks as part of the recruitment process.

We want to inspire everyone to see how important safety is and we expect the same from our people.  And if you’re on the same page as us about that and you’ve got the right skills, experience and attitude, you’ll fit right in.  Simple.  We’re all about diversity and inclusion and that means we want our people to be themselves.  We’re delighted to be an equal opportunities employer and that will never change!

Irish Engineering Services, making Ireland a safer place.

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