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We asked Elaine McGarrigle from CRH plc to give some advice for people considering this job:
The most important skill that a person in my position can have is communication.
One needs to be able to communicate effectively with people of all levels in order to do a days work. I think that this is the most important quality, to be able to fit in well with people, everyone from the operators to the senior management, one needs to be able to read them and how best to communicate with them.
An interest in basic engineering and in the heavy machine industry.
It is important to realise that working as a mechanical engineer in Irish Cement does not generally involve sitting at your desk all day. It involves alot of hands on, on-site work so a person needs to be prepared to get their hands dirty.
Another quality that is important is to be willing to learn. Even after a number of years in college, one needs to be eager to learn the ins and outs of a new environment; how cement is made, what equipment is involved, what generally goes wrong and how it is fixed.
Everyone will help and teach you but you need to open your mind and be prepared to take it all in.
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|QQI Award Code:||5M5011 Tourism with Business|
|QQI Award Code||5M5011 Tourism with Business|
Are you interested in working in Irelands largest industry Hospitality, Heritage and Tourism is a unique opportunity for you. Update internet skills, secure work experience, learn about history and culture, learn to produce an event, gain hospitality skills, and discover worldwide tourism practices in a student-centred environment.
Tourism Principles and Practice 5N2078
Tourism Information and Administration 5N0636
Work Experience 5N1356
Reception and Frontline Office Skills 5N1407
Event Production 5N1374
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