Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Aidan Maher from Construction Industry Federation to give some advice for people considering this job:

Aidan Maher

Site Manager - Grad Entry

Construction Industry Federation

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Aidan Maher
Try gain experience in some area of construction if possible to see if it’s for you. If you’re interested in a 9-5 job this is not for you!

If you like meeting with new people each day and dealing with issues which they may have regarding the project this is a good job for you. If you like to take charge of situations then this is also a good role for you to take on.
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Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.
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ESB Apprenticeship Campaign 2018

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ESB Apprenticeship Campaign 2018


Tuesday, January 09, 2018 




ESB Apprenticeship Campaign 2018

ESB Apprenticeship Campaign 2018 will open for applications on 1st February. 

To register your interest, click here to fill in an Expression of Interest form and we will contact you to let you know when applications are open.

As an Apprentice Electrician/Network Technician, this programme offers you on the job learning as well as classroom based learning. You will benefit from varied work experience, working both indoors and outdoors. You will learn a variety of electrical and practical skills and you will obtain a QQI Advanced Level 6 Electrical Trade Certificate with a World Class Utility Company. 

Candidates must be over 16 years of age on 1st June 2018. Training commences in September 2018. 

Closing date is Friday, 30th March 2018.

Check out our video to see what the life of an Electrical Apprentice involves.