DublinGlobal Tech

Associate Electrical & Mechanical

Full Time Permanent Salary basedNegotiable

Ethos is a Greek word meaning "character." It is used to describe the guiding beliefs or ideals that characterise a community, nation, or ideology.

Ethos Engineering are mechanical and electrical consultants to the commercial, data centre, food and beverage, and light industrial sectors.

Our mission is to engineer systems that complement the purpose of each building we design, improve the immediate and surrounding community, and meet the objectives of its operations, inhabitants, patrons, operators, and staff.

We are ambitious, driven, innovative, and passionate about delivering excellence for our clients and their projects, and we never settle for delivering work quickly at the cost of quality. Our work environment is positive, professional, and supportive. We take our work seriously, but we like to have a lot of fun too and we place huge importance on having a great company culture. We have been recognised as a Great Place to Work 2020 and 2021 as well as Best Organisation to Work For 2022.

About Ethos - Global Tech
Ethos Global Technology Group works with Global and local companies who lead in technology driven solutions. We are an end user focused, outcome driven, talented and cross functional team. Our talented team of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers collaborate with Ethos Digital Building and Sustainability teams to deliver innovative, smart, and sustainable projects with the ‘wow’ factor. Our projects cover commercial office projects and Data Centres globally, with a consistency across all our work to ‘Design for Performance, not just Compliance’

Location: Dublin (office-based) – Hybrid working
Group: Global Tech
Salary: € Negotiable
Minimum Qualifications: Honours Degree – Chartered an advantage but not essential
Essential Experience: 8+ Years in Commercial Building Services, Industrial, Healthcare or Mission Critical / Data Centre Design Engineering
Sectors:  Commercial, Industrial & Data Centres
Job Description: Associate / Full-Time Permanent

About the Role Associate
The Associate will have an opportunity to work on a range of projects throughout EMEA and be a key member of the Global Tech Management Team. As an Associate you are a problem-solver, applying current technologies and exercise independent technical judgement in your day-to-day work. You lead project teams, are Client facing and take responsibility for the successful delivery of your projects.   

Candidate Attributes

  • The candidate must be based in Ireland to be considered for this position

  • Excellent communication, presentation and organisational skills

  • Ability to work well with employees at all levels of the organization

  • Experience working in an engineering team to successfully deliver projects

  • Drive for continuous innovation and adoption of emerging technologies

  • Champion the Ethos design process and engineering techniques

  • Ability to train and develop junior staff through mentoring and delegation of complex tasks.


  • Business: Business Acumen, Decisiveness Flexibility Organisational Alignment Strategic Thinking/Involvement,  Building Collations

  • Specialised: Accountability, Analytical Thinking, Continuous Improvement Influence Problem Solving

  • Leadership: Change Management Leading People (Managing Resources) Resilience

  • General: Excellence, People, Innovation, Clients

Role Requirements

  • Part of the Global Tech Group Management Team

  • Champion Collaboration between M&E

  • Recognised expert within the sector

  • Manages a team of engineers in the delivery of multiple large-scale projects in parallel

  • Conscious of the shadow they cast: Leads a high-performing team of engineers by setting the correct example to the team; attending and leading group calls, attending the office on assigned days, championing QA, and always meeting project deadlines in a controlled manner.

  • Responsible for team motivation as well as support and guidance of team members. Keeps a finger on the pulse of their group by means of monthly 1-2-1s and informal communication.

  • Monitors the performance of their team members. Sets out and manages the development of their team members including training needs and action planning for poor performance

  • Works to minimise costs within the Global Tech Group.

  • Helps manage overall Global Tech Group resources including outsourcing to third parties

  • Assists in procuring new work including feeding intel back into the Global Tech Group Management Team

  • Champions and promotes innovation at all levels within the Global Tech Group

  • Promotes positive message internally and externally about the Ethos Global Tech Group

  • Accountable for the flow of information to external parties

  • Invests own time in fostering relationships with external business associates

  • Understands the terms and conditions within a contract and works within these parameters

  • Has a good understanding of client’s needs, and puts effort in developing trust and rapport.

    Key Knowledge

    R&D and Technical Excellence
    Industry Strategists define engineering excellence as “the pursuit of being excellent at the craft of engineering, being both efficient as well as effective in delivering delight to customers and in the process deriving pride and satisfaction from the work and the finished product”.

  • Reviewing technical designs of new clients to ensure that designs & scope are fully understood by Ethos design teams.

  • Conducting market research and evaluating new trends and new products and their functions within the industry.

  • Collaborating with the vendors engineering teams on product feasibility for new projects.

  • Presenting new trends to internal Ethos teams and Client’s engineering teams for evaluation.

  • Assisting in redesigning existing client designs to enhance functionality or reduce costs.

  • Increases company brand awareness e.g. by sharing thoughts on LinkedIn

    At Ethos, we offer free Fridays every second Friday as a perk! Apply today and take the first step towards a healthier work-life balance!

    • Flexible working times
    • 20 Days holidays up to 25 days
    • Pension Scheme
    • Your own company laptop • Working travel out-of-pocket expenses
    • Travel tax scheme or bike-to-work scheme
    • Regular training/mentoring / further college support
    • Support for Chartership
    • A Professional Subscription Fee paid by the company
    • Heavily subsidised social committee (5 a side, golf society, climbing club and regular social events)

    Here at Ethos, we believe in equal opportunities and that each individual can bring something ‘WoW’ to our organisation. So if you don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, but think you have what it takes, please still get in touch. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.

    At Ethos, our vision is to:

    “Be the company people want to work with, and for”

    Recruitment Agencies: Please do not reply to this job advert. Should Ethos require assistance with this posting you will be contacted by our Talent Acquisition Team.

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