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 Liam McCaul from Sustainable Energy Authority to give some advice for people considering this job:

Liam McCaul

R&D Engineer

Sustainable Energy Authority

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Liam McCaul
Do your best to find out the most you can about your specific engineering category, whether it be Electronics, Mechanical, Civil etc. Approach companies to try and get experience whilst you are at college, that way you have a running start on how to use the most up to date packages and instruments that companies have, and that then gets you the work experience when you finish college.

Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

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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Information Evening / Interview Preparation Seminars


Thursday, January 18, 2018 4:30 AM to 7:00 AM


Information Evening / Interview Preparation Seminars

Visit our Information Evening and speak to staff and students to find the course that is right for you. We will also be holding free Interview Preparation seminars throughout the evening to help prepare for our interview which take place on Friday 26th January

Date and Times:
18 th of January from 4.30pm to 7.30pm - Coolock campus

Interview Preparation Seminars will also be held during the evening. 

Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education, Barryscourt Road, Coolock, Dublin 17


01 848 1400

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