Graduate Engineer


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Graduate Engineer


(Open to public competition)

Renewable Energy are looking to recruit Graduates into the Commercialisation and Construction Team to help assist with overall business activities and business development efforts. This role within the Development Team provides Graduates with appropriate rounded experience in Renewable Energy projects, project management and reporting support to the Renewable Energy Development teams to ensure the execution of critical day to day tasks related to project development. The successful Graduate will rotate within the Development team working in the Planning & Advocacy team in the first year and in the second year move into the Commercialisation and construction teams. This structured programme will give you the opportunity to gain valuable experience, insights and develop your career in both the Commercialisation and Construction over the next 2 years.

The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following:

  • Work with the Renewable Energy Development Team to support development of clean energy projects, such as Wind, Solar, Battery Energy Storage, Hydrogen. Provide technical and mapping support to specific projects that arise. Review and appraise technical inputs and assumptions during the development cycle of specific projects .
  • Assist Project Managers/Senior Project Managers with the delivery of the design, planning and environmental assessment requirements for Renewable Energy development projects up to the point of consenting decision and any subsequent challenges to same. Produce GIS mapping/CAD drawings as required by the RE Development team to facilitate assessment of planning/site constraints, and as required during the planning application preparation phase.
  • Monitor and control project activities, gather and summarise the outputs of project work streams to ensure that deliverables are recorded and acted upon; including attending project meetings to record and follow up on agreed actions. Prepare project specific control documentation using available templates, including project programmes, financial tracking, risk registers, issues log and action log.
  • Work with the commercialisation project team and assist in the development of project management plans in the areas of scope, schedule, cost, quality, resource, communications, risk, procurement and stakeholder management. Ensure project governance is adhered to and assist with project reporting to senior management and external stakeholders.
  • Work with the engineering team in the preparation of designs specifications and drawings. Assist lead engineers on daily project tasks. Visit development or construction sites as required, conduct engineering survey work and compile / map survey data.
  • Build good working relationship with the project team to ensure that procedures and processes are understood and followed by all.
  • Ensure Environmental, Health & Safety management systems are followed. All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring Health and Safety, and Welfare of co-employees and members of the public.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge and attributes:

  • Third level qualification in Civil Engineering or equivalent. (Min 2:1 Level Degree in Relevant Discipline)
  • Graduate or Internship experience preferable, knowledge/experience of renewable energy or electricity generation/transmission an advantage.
  • Proficient in CAD, GIS and MS Office, in particular MS Excel and MS Project.
  • Good knowledge and proficiency in online sharing platforms such as SharePoint, Sharefile, Projectwise etc. is a distinct advantage.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently, both individually and as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

The selection process for this role will include candidate screening from application.

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If you wish to be considered simply click “Apply” on the job advert, on or before 31st October 2021.

Bord na Móna is an equal opportunities employer.