DublinDigital - Smart Buildings

ICT & ELV Design Engineer

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 Digital
Ethos Digital is a premier provider of digital design and advisory services with extensive expertise in all facets of Intelligent Buildings. Our services are geared towards revolutionising the built environment by using a highly collaborative, human centric approach – The Creativity between us is more powerful than the creativity within us – that’s our Ethos. Through the use of our leading edge “Place Activation” design methodology and our “Measure and Meaning” ideology, our aim is to activate the power of data. This activation is built around a User Experience (UX) approach coupled with meaningful Metrics and Analytics; we create buildings where people’s lives are enhanced and empowered by the foresight of our collaborative designs, delivering spaces for human-centric connectivity and wellness.

Location: Dublin (office based) - Hybrid working
Group: Digital Team
Salary: € Negotiable
Minimum Qualifications: Degree Essential
Experience: 3rd Level College Degree, 3 - 5+ years of Experience
Sectors: High Tech, Commercial, Healthcare, Data Centres, Education
Job Description: Smart Buildings Consultant / Full-Time Permanent

About the Role – ICT & ELV Design Engineer

We are seeking an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and extra low-voltage (ELV) systems Design Engineer to join our Digital Services team in our Dublin office. As Ethos Engineering enters this very exciting and emerging design service within the built environment, we are looking for the right candidate who has been involved in a diverse and challenging range of projects across multiple industries. As an integral member of our Digital Services team, you will be responsible for leading and managing projects while also helping to grow the business.


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

  • Degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Engineering or related discipline engineering/technology qualification.

  • Demonstrable CPD record in engineering/technology subjects;

  • Desirable qualification is Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCCD) Certification (knowledge in the design, implementation, integration and project management of telecommunications

  • Bluebeam documents (handling Revit files etc.);

  • Technical information presentation skills;

  • Ability to use IT based calculation and spreadsheet software;

  • Good working knowledge of MS Office applications Word, Excel and Microsoft Projects;

  • Technical awareness of: VoIP Solutions, IP Network convergence, Security Systems, BMS systems, HVAC, UPS, Generators

  • Good understanding of EN/ISO/BS standards regulations/codes and relevant IT systems certification standards;

  • Experience in CAD document handling and drawing production, e.g. cabling infrastructure overlay onto AutoCAD;

  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise your own workload.

  • Previous project experience in ICT and ELV infrastructure design work in the built environment for example; data centres, commercial buildings, hotels, university campuses, office ICT fit-out and relocation projects

    Role Duties

  • Experience in design, specification, and implementation of ICT and ELV systems.

  • Proven capabilities in ICT and ELV infrastructure, multi-media communication facilities and systems such as structured cabling systems, networks, security systems, DAS, WiFi, AV, etc.

  • Experience in cost-benefit analysis of ICT or ELV systems, appraisal of system investments, market studies and regulatory and licensing issues will be an advantage

  • Experience in conducting data acquisition and needs analysis.

  • Experience in coordinating ICT design at technical meetings with technical counterparts in other engineering disciplines.

  • Ensure specifications, drawings and calculations meet industry, legal and quality standards.

  • Facilitate peer and QA review of all documents and drawings.

    Key Attributes

  • Key attributes

  • Technical ownership of design packages 

  • Ability to problem solve

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Good interpersonal and listening skills

  • Commercial awareness

Work in accordance with the company's Total Quality Management Process


  • 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)

    At Ethos, our vision is to: “Be the company people want to work with, and for

    Values Our values differentiate and focus us every day to be EPIC - for our people and our customers.

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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