Job Description

Help us provide an unrivalled service to our customers and build on our position as market leader in our industry. Are you a qualified mechanical fitter or mechanic? Consider joining our maintenance team in Dublin!

Who We Are

We are the largest independent shipping company in Ireland offering integrated shipping, logistics and maritime services through our offices in all the major ports in Ireland. With over 130 years operating in the shipping industry, we offer an unrivalled level of experience and expertise to our customers.

The Role

The Mechanical Fitter will join our maintenance team based in Dublin Port to maintain, repair and service equipment used by Doyle Shipping Group.

On a daily basis, the Mechanical Fitter will work with our equipment, which includes Tugmasters, RTGs, LHM cranes, forklifts and various other heavy plant, troubleshooting faults with mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems in a wide variety of situations and also proactively servicing equipment.

Experience working on HGV/LGV essential.

Job Type / Category

We endeavour to operate twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week based on the needs of our customers, ship schedules and maintenance schedules; therefore, the Mechanical Fitter’s working hours will include early morning, late evenings and weekends.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

Who We’re Looking For

The successful candidate will be a qualified mechanical fitter or mechanic and possess a minimum of 3 years’ experience working as a mechanical fitter or mechanic. The successful candidate will also possess the following:

  • Fluency in English, both spoken and written
  • Good literacy and numerical skills
  • Full, clean Category B driving license or an equivalent driving license from another country which is valid in Ireland
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Proven ability to work within a team

Pay & Benefits

The successful candidate will be eligible to receive:

  • Shift allowance
  • Company Pension Scheme (with company contributions)
  • Death In Service Benefit
  • Dental Care Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Vision/Eye Care


The rate of pay will be discussed with the successful candidate.

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What is your level of spoken English?
What is you level of written English?
Do you hold a valid qualification as a Mechanical Fitter or Mechanic?
Do you currently hold a Full, clean Category B driving license or an equivalent driving license from another country which is valid in Ireland?
Do you have a forktruck licence?
If you were successful in your application, how much notice do you need to give to your current employer before commencing work with DSG?
Are you or have you ever been an employee of DSG?