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Administrative people are interested in work that offers security and a sense of being part of a larger process. They may be at their most productive under supervisors who give clear guidelines and while performing routine tasks in a methodical and reliable way.

They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.

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Career Interests: I R 
Engineering Degree

Employed in the designing, testing and making of aircraft engines and other such aeronautical productions.

Career Interests: R N I

Focused on improving farm productivity through the development and maintenance of farm machinery and the design of agricultural systems and infrastructure.

Career Interests: R I A

Supports technical work with farm machinery in a wide variety of areas, including the development and testing of new products for the farming industry, service engineering to install, repair and maintain equipment.

Career Interests: I R A
<p>Level 7 Degree or greater.</p>

Engaged in the design, development and implementation of sensor and robotic systems for applications the technology sector.

Career Interests: R I 
Engineering Degree

Automotive engineering is a branch of vehicle engineering which incorporates mechanical, electrical, electric and safety elements.

Career Interests: I R 
Engineering Degree

Biochemical engineering is a branch of chemical engineering which applies technological advancements to biological materials.

Career Interests: I R 
Level 8/9 Degree in Engineering

Develops devices and procedures that solve medical and health-related problems by combining their knowledge of biology and medicine with engineering principles and practices.

Career Interests: I N R
Degree

Works on the design and development of new agricultural methods, machinery, and systems towards solving problems facing the global ecosystem.

Career Interests: R A I
Develop, maintain, and supports the equipment used to make television, radio and web broadcasts.
Career Interests: E R A
Junior/Leaving Certificate + Cert or Diploma in Construction or related studies.

Supervise, control and co-ordinate the construction of building, civil engineering, engineering and architectural projects on-site.

Career Interests: R A I
Level 7 Ordinary Bachelor's Degree or greater

Building engineers are concerned with the planning, design, construction, operation, renovation, and maintenance of buildings, as well as with their impacts on the surrounding environment

Career Interests: R  

Building services engineering technicians help in the design, installation and maintenance of services in buildings. Services include central heating, air conditioning and lighting.

Career Interests: I R A
Third Level degree in Chemistry or Engineering

Researches, designs and plans the processes involved in the production of chemicals.

Career Interests: R I A
Level 8 Honours Degree

Works on the design and construction of structures like bridges, roads and railways.

Career Interests: I R A

Clinical / Medical Technologists working in medical physics or clinical engineering are responsible for maintaining and servicing complex, specialised equipment used to diagnose and treat patients

Career Interests: I R A
IT Degree

Computer hardware engineers work with the mechanical, electrical and electronic parts of computers. They design and develop computers, computer components and the computerised parts of other appliances.

Career Interests: R I C
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Works on the technical design of new products, selecting materials, researching manufacturing processes, testing prototypes etc.

Career Interests: I R A

Control engineers research, design, develop and manage the equipment used to monitor and control a wide range of systems and machinery.

Career Interests: I R A
Level 8 Honours Degree

Works in industrial, commercial and domestic environments designing, installing and testing electrical hardware.

Career Interests: I R A
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Researches, designs, develops, and tests electronic components and systems for use in fields such as telecommunications, aerospace guidance and propulsion control, acoustics, or instruments and controls.

Career Interests: R I A

Television service engineers repair television, radio, video and hi-fi equipment.

Career Interests: I R N
Level 7 or 8 Degree in Engineering

Works on ways of producing energy from renewable or sustainable sources such as wind power, solar power or biofuels, or on more traditional sources such as oil and gas.

Career Interests: I R A

Engineers design, develop, improve and maintain a vast range of the technology that surrounds us, from sports trainers to roads, tunnels and bridges, and from light bulbs to space satellites.

Career Interests: R A 

Engineering craft machinists set up and operate a wide range of engineering machines. They use the machines to shape metal, for example, by cutting, grinding and boring.

Career Interests: R  

Engineering machine operators are responsible for controlling machines such as lathes, borers, presses and drills, which are used to make engineering parts.

Career Interests: R I A
Engineering related degree.

Responsible for the day to day tasks involved in keeping an engineering production process working safely and efficiently.

Career Interests: R I A
Career Interests: R A I
Level 6 Cert or greater

Helps engineers and architects to organise the construction of structures like bridges, roads and railways.

Career Interests: R I A
Level 6 Cert or greater

Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions, working with manufacturers and field representatives as necessary to procure replacement parts.

Career Interests: R I A

Electronics engineering technicians support engineers in the research, design, development and maintenance of a range of electronic products.

Career Interests: R I 
Level 6 Cert or equivalent

Designs, modifies, and tests machinery under the direction of a mechanical engineer.

Career Interests: I R A
Engineering related degree.

Environmental engineers focus on projects related to natural resources rather than man-made projects and prioritise environmental protection and conservation in design and development projects.

Career Interests: A E I

Works out how much it will cost for a business to supply product or services to a client.

Career Interests: I R A

Gas engineers are responsible for extracting and treating gas, and installing and maintaining the gas network from source to customer.

Career Interests: I R N

Genetic Engineers alter the DNA (the molecules that make up genetic material) of an organism to change its characteristics.

Career Interests: R  
Career Interests: R I A
Career Interests: C I N
Degree (Various disciplines)

Works as part of a team of architects, surveyors, town planners, engineers and landscape contractors to design the landscape around us, such as parks, stadiums and public squares.

Career Interests: R I A
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Has expertise in a wide range of manufacturing technologies and computer and management control systems.

Career Interests: R I A
Career Interests: R I N
Junior Certificate or higher + Further Training

Works on the design, development, production, maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment used at sea and on board sea vessels such as ships.

Career Interests: I R A
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Performs engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment.

Career Interests: R A I

Mechanical engineering draughtspeople produce detailed drawings and instructions for making mechanical products and equipment.

Career Interests: I R A

Researches, designs, develops, or tests various automation, intelligent systems, smart devices, or industrial systems controls.

Career Interests: I R C

Applies scientific knowledge, engineering and technological skills to help prevent, diagnose and treat many kinds of disease and health conditions.

Career Interests: I R E

Mining and Geological Engineers apply the principles of science and engineering to extract and process natural resources like coal, iron, salt, gold and diamonds.

Career Interests: I R A

Designs, develops, or supervises the production of materials, devices, or systems of unique molecular or macromolecular composition.

Career Interests: R I N
Leaving Certificate

Enlists in the Defence Forces Naval Service to train as a Marine Engineering Officer.

Career Interests: A I 

Plans, designs, implements and troubleshoots computer networks.

Career Interests: I R A
Level 8 Honours Bachelors Degree in related subject

Works on problems related to nuclear energy production and nuclear waste disposal.

Career Interests: R  
Career Interests: R A I

Office machine service engineers install, service and repair the wide range of machinery and equipment used in offices.

Career Interests: R A 

Heavy goods packers pack all types of large and heavy items. They may use lifting equipment to move goods like heavy engineering units.

Career Interests: I R A
Degree

Petroleum engineering is about devising methods to improve oil and gas well production and determining the need for new or modified tool designs.

Career Interests: I R C

Designs technologies that specialise in light information or light energy, such as laser or fibre optics technology.

Career Interests: I R E
Level 8 Honours Bachelors Degree in related subject

Investigate the behaviour of materials under different conditions, to support advances in technology in a range of industries.

Career Interests: I R 
Third Level degree in Chemistry or Engineering

Develop economical industrial processes that make the huge range of products on which modern society depends, e.g: food and drink; fuel; artificial fibres; pharmaceuticals; chemicals; electronics, plastics; and clean water.

Career Interests: I R A
<p>Level 7 Degree or greater.</p>

Designs, installs, and evaluates quality assurance systems, procedures, and measuring techniques

Career Interests: R A 
Minimum Level 6 Cert +

Works as part of a building site management team, performing a technical, organisational and supervisory roles on projects such as civil, road, rail and other infrastructure projects.

Career Interests: I R A
Level 7 or 8 Degree

Develops, creates, and modifies general computer applications software or specialised utility programs.

Career Interests: L I A
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Adapts computer software to suit a particular country, culture or society.

Career Interests: C R E
Leaving Certificate + Relevant experience. Level 6 Cert or greater recommended

Sets up, operates and controls the sound equipment used in recording, television and film studios and at live events.

Career Interests: R I C
Level 8/9 Degree in Engineering

Invents new training equipment, better ways to measure performance and even fabrication of performance clothing.

Career Interests: R A 

A Steeplejack or Lightning Conductor engineer fits lightning protection systems and carries out building, repair, maintenance and renovation work at heights. You would work on industrial chimneys, power station cooling towers, church spires, high-rise buildings and bridges

Career Interests: I N A
Level 8 Honours Degree in relevant discipline.

Works as part of a team of engineers in the manufacturing process of medical equipment.

Career Interests: I R A
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Designs and supervises the safe construction of structures like bridges, stadiums and large buildings.

Career Interests: I R A
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Works on the different types of technology that enable us to communicate over distance, including satellite and cable systems, mobile phones, radio waves, the Internet and electronic mail. Also known as a Network Architect.

Career Interests: I R A
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Completes or oversees all the calibration and testing of the various instruments and pieces of equipment used in the lab for measuring, weighing and processing raw and refined materials

Career Interests: I R A

Traffic engineers plan and design transport improvements including junctions, parking, traffic control systems and public transport systems.

Career Interests: C E R

Transport designers design transport such as cars, boats and aeroplanes. They must be aware of the principles of engineering, production methods and the needs of transport users.

Career Interests: I E C
Degree in Civil Engineering or related.

Advise on how land can be developed or conserved for the benefit of society. The work includes putting together plans that outline policies in areas such as housing, transport and the environment.

Career Interests: I R A
Engineering Degree

Water engineers work on projects such as flood defence schemes and sewer improvement programmes at all stages of their development and implementation.

Career Interests: R I A

Investigates why and how the yield in any manufacturing group is above or below target.