ESB Networks Ltd carries out the construction, maintenance and operation of the distribution and transmission electricity network in the country. This includes sub stations and the overhead and underground infrastructure that bring electricity to Ireland’s 2.3 million domestic, commercial and industrial customers. In this mission ESB Network Technicians carry out diverse roles combining exceptional technical expertise and the ability to deliver results even in physically demanding outdoor environments.
ESB Networks Ltd also services and maintains a large fleet of light and heavy goods vehicles at various ESB locations throughout the country.
The majority of the apprenticeships this year will be electrical with a small number of HGV mechanic apprenticeships.
Candidates must be over 16 years of age on 1st June 2016. Training will commence in Autumn 2016.
Candidates must have obtained the following minimum standards at the time of applying:
Junior Certificate (Ordinary Level)
Grade C or higher at Ordinary Level (or Grade D or higher at Higher Level) in the Junior Certificate (or equivalent) in the following subjects :
1) Irish or English 2) Mathematics 3) Science* 4) Any 2 other subjects
* If you have not obtained the required grade in Science, Grade C or higher at Ordinary Level in any one of the following subjects is acceptable: Technology, Art Craft and Design, Technical Graphics, Materials Technology (Wood), Home Economics or Metalwork
Grade D or higher at Ordinary Level in the Leaving Certificate (or equivalent) in the following subjects
1) Irish or English 2) Mathematics 3) Science Subject** (Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics & Chemistry) 4) Any 2 other subjects
**A Grade D or higher in any of the following Leaving Certificate subjects is acceptable: Art, Construction Studies, Design and Communication, Graphics, Engineering, Home Economics, Technical Drawing and Technology.
Closing date is April 4th.