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.

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


The Role

The Electrician 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 Electrician 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.

The Electrician will work on a four-day rotation shift. 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 Electrician’s working hours will include early morning, late evenings and weekends.

Responsibilities / Principal Duties

Maintain, repair and service, all electrical and mechanical aspects on equipment used by the Doyle Shipping Group which will include, but not limited to, Tugmasters, RTGs, LHM/Gantry cranes, forklifts and various heavy plant

Maintain, repair and service all the Company’s handling equipment

Maintain all PPM equipment maintenance records

Provide technical support across multiple heavy plant machinery and cranes, facilities and services including HVAC systems, LV/HV Switchgear, lighting systems, electrical installations

Troubleshoot faults with mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems in a wide variety of situations

Assist other electricians, fitters and operational personnel in the maintenance, repair, and service of equipment

Troubleshoot faults with control gear and PLC systems

Monitoring, setting, and maintenance of the heating, water and lighting systems

General building maintenance (changing light bulbs, emergency light testing, etc.)

Ensure equipment being worked on and the work area is kept clean and free from obstacles always except for necessary tools

Ensure Company vehicles, plant and machinery are functioning within acceptable safety and operational standards

Ensure all electrical repair and maintenance work undertaken is carried out safely and in accordance with the Company’s procedures and policies

Any other duties the management may from time to time deem necessary and reasonably require.


Person Specification

Essential Requirements:

Qualified electrician or a degree level qualification in electrical engineer

Minimum of 3 years’ experience working as an electrician, electro-mechanic or electrical technician with experience on PLC systems and/or Danfoss units

Fluency in English both spoken and written

Full, clean Category B driving licence or an equivalent driving license from another country which is valid in Ireland


Desirable Requirements:

Knowledge of and/or experience working with marine/harbour cranes

Knowledge of and/or experience working with Rubber Tyre Gantry (RTG) cranes and or Ship-to-Shore Gantry (STS) cranes

Knowledge of and/or experience working with harbour mobile cranes, RTG and STS cranes by the following manufacturers would be desirable: Liebherr, Koni, Gottwald, Kalmar/Cargotech, Terex, ZPMC

Knowledge of reading wire diagrams is essential for this position


Personal Traits/Attributes:

• Self-driven

• Ability to use initiative

• Adaptable and flexible

• Good communication and interpersonal skills


Pay & Benefits

The successful candidate will also be eligible to receive:

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

Salary for this position will be discussed with the successful candidate

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