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Site Technician

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€20k > 50
Site Technician
Salary Range
(thousands per year)*
€20 - 50
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Last Updated: November, 2011

* The lower figures typically reflect starting salaries. Higher salaries are awarded to those with greater experience and responsibility. Positions in Dublin sometimes command higher salaries.
Occupational Category

Electrical, Electronic & Engineering Technicians

Also included in this category:

Installation engineers (electricity supplier); manufacturing technicians.

Number Employed:


Part time workers: 8%
Aged over 55: 17%
Male / Female: 91 / 9%
Non-Nationals: 10%
With Third Level: 72%
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Assists in the running of a construction site by monitoring contractors, advising on the use of technology, and reporting to the Site Agent.

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Architecture, Construction & Property

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