Founded in 1964 in Limerick, Kirby Group Engineering is a leading mechanical and electrical engineering contractor operating across Ireland, the UK and mainland Europe, and directly employing over 1,200 highly-skilled professionals.
Kirby provides full mechanical and electrical contracting services as well as specialist high voltage (HV) and medium voltage (MV) design and construction services to clients across a number of different sectors including Data Centres, Life Sciences, Industrial, Commercial, and Substations and Renewables.
At Kirby we understand that the key to our success is our people; they are our most valuable asset and we continually empower them to be the very best they can be. That is why we place such an emphasis on creating a working culture that encourages all our employees to make the most of their talents in a supportive working environment.
Employee retention and progression are key aspects of our HR policy and the length of service and engagement levels amongst Kirby employees reflects the positive working environment enjoyed by all. We continually strive for and achieve the best in industry level of retention and internal progression. Our 55+years of success and continued and sustainable growth is built on this foundation.
We recognise the importance of continually developing and training our people and provide in-house training and external courses. Where appropriate Educational Support towards Degree and Masters level programmes is provided. Most importantly, Kirby excels in providing on-the-job development that maximises our employees potential. However, Kirby also excels in providing on-the-job development through the provision of:
A flat team-work based work structure
A friendly, fun and candid approach to dealing with challenges
An opportunity to have real purpose and create value for our clients, our community and the business.
Experienced work colleagues who are the best at what they do and are willing to share their experience with others.
Build Your Career at Kirby
We seek people who want to be the best at what they do and are flexible and willing to work hard to be the best. We offer you a challenging and supportive environment that develops engineering, commercial and craft professionals. Our Graduate Programme gives graduates the opportunity to work on some of the most prestigious projects in Ireland, the UK and Mainland Europe. The programme offers the opportunity to kick start your career in Engineering and gain exciting international experience with excellent opportunities for career development and progression.
We are a leading recruiter of apprentices in Ireland and the UK. Our Apprentice Programme aims to develop the best and brightest world-class craft professionals. We ensure that our apprentices receive excellent technical training, graduated practical work challenges, superb coaching and mentoring, and quality personal development and support.
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