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Graduate Program 2024 - Electrical Engineer

Full Time Permanent Salary based

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 - Ethos is the largest Mechanical & Electrical consultancy in Ireland and one of Europe’s leading experts in Data Centre Design, Urbanism, Regional, Sustainability, Digital Services (Smart Buildings) and Global Tech working in the residential, commercial, micro-electronic, healthcare, hi-tech and pharma sectors, at home and abroad.

With an HQ in Dublin, a regional office in Galway and work sites throughout the continent, the award-winning firm employs more than 110 staff, including 100 engineers plus technical staff. In addition, Ethos EMEA design work is supported and localised by its presence in 13 EMEA countries through its membership of the First Q network of 3,000 MEP engineers.

The firm was established in 2005 and currently holds the title of Engineering Firm of the Year, 2020, the business has recently announced “Going for Growth” its four-year expansion plan for EMEA and global.

Evolve Graduate Program - Electrical Engineer

Ethos Engineering is thrilled to announce our Electrical Engineer Graduate Program for the year 2024. We are actively seeking ambitious and talented Electrical Engineering graduates who are eager to embark on an exciting career in the building services industry. This program offers recent graduates a structured platform to refine their skills, engage in captivating projects, and receive mentorship from seasoned professionals.

The Evolve Graduate Program was launched in early 2022 to introduce recent graduates into all aspects of the business as well as in depth technical engineering principles and non-technical skills, which will kickstart their careers by providing real experience from the very start.

Groups: Urbanism Group, Data Centre Group & Global Tech Group
Sectors: Data Centre, Urbanism, Industrial, High Tech, Commercial and Health Care
Job Description: Graduate Engineer – Building/Electrical Engineering
Location: Dublin (office-based) - Hybrid Working

Minimum Qualifications: Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Building Services or similar

Candidate Attributes

  • Possession of a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Building Services or a related field, awarded in 2024.

  • The candidate must be based in Ireland.

  • An exceptional academic record, including coursework in electrical circuits, power systems, and digital electronics.

  • Outstanding problem-solving skills and a strong passion for innovation.

  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • A proactive mindset, adept at working both independently and collaboratively in a team.

  • An eagerness to adapt and a passion for acquiring knowledge about new technologies and engineering tools.

  • Keen attention to detail and a steadfast commitment to delivering top-quality work.

Key Responsibilities

  • Electrical System Design: Collaborate with senior engineers to design and analyze electrical systems for building projects, encompassing power distribution, lighting, and low voltage systems.

  • Technical Mastery: Develop expertise in electrical engineering principles and apply them to real-world projects.

  • Documentation: Create precise technical drawings, reports, and project documentation with meticulous attention to detail.

  • Quality Assurance: Participate in quality control processes to ensure projects meet industry standards and fulfil client requirements.

  • Field Exposure: Gain hands-on experience by visiting project sites, conducting inspections, and troubleshooting electrical systems.

Key Activities

  • Engage in design and analysis tasks for electrical systems in building projects.

  • Collaborate closely with multidisciplinary teams on diverse projects.

  • Conduct research to support engineering decision-making.

  • Participate in training sessions and workshops to enhance technical skills.

  • Attend project meetings and interact with clients.

  • Contribute to the development of sustainable and energy-efficient electrical systems.


  • Flexible working times

  • Hybrid working

  • 20 Days holidays up to 25 days

  • Your own company laptop

  • Working travel out-of-pocket expenses

  • Travel tax scheme or bike-to-work scheme

  • Regular training/mentoring/further college support

  • 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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