Friday, September 05 11:28:52
Kirby Group, the Irish mechanical and electrical engineering contracting firm, has announced the creation of 30 new jobs in its Irish operations.
The announcement was made today during a visit by Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan T.D. marking the expansion of Kirby Group's Limerick office.
The Group, which is celebrating '50 Years of Excellence in Engineering' this year, will start filling the 30 new positions immediately.
The vacancies are in a variety of professional engineering and construction roles including project management, site management and quantity surveying.
Kirby Group has already hired 30 new employees since the start of the year.
This follows the continued strong performance of their Irish and UK business, with turnover for 2014 expected to increase by 20pc from E90m in 2013, which grew from E64m in 2012. In the UK, the company has already secured over £20m of new business since the start of the year.
Fergus Frawley, Group Managing Director, Kirby, said "The strong growth that Kirby has experienced in recent years is continuing in 2014. We are continuing to secure significant new business wins both in Ireland and the UK. On the back of this, we will are continuing our recruitment drive for experienced engineering talent. This will see us hire 30 additional staff for a variety of engineering positions over the coming months. We are proud to be playing our part in answering Ireland's job creation needs."
"As the company celebrates '50 Years of Excellence in Engineering', the continued growth in our mechanical engineering business and new wins from both indigenous and FDI firms will see us grow revenues to over E100m this year. This is testament to Kirby Group's strong track record and work ethic combined with our extensive network of Irish and UK clients and contractors."
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