Construction Jobs Expo will attract a wide variety of attendees looking for new challenges or hoping to take a career in the construction sector to the next level. These will include carpenters, joiners, 15,200 electricians, 13,900 plasterers and tillers, 11,800 plumbers, 9,400 painters and decorators and bricklayers amongst others.
With thousands of people set to attend the fair, Construction Jobs Expo will give employers in the construction sector a huge pool of prospective employees to choose from, making it quick and easy to find the right person for the right job.
Our events are aimed at putting skilled professionals in direct contact with employers with job vacancies both in Ireland and abroad.
If you’re a job-seeker looking for new opportunities, register for our upcoming events.
Construction Jobs Expo is operated by Careers Unlimited, a wholly Irish-owned events and publishing company.
1. Meet Company Employees.
Many companies will send important staff members who have a say on hiring to job exhibitions, these employees are often difficult to reach through email.
2. Get Off The Computer.
Searching for jobs online isn’t the best way to make connections, however getting to meet people face to face will be an invaluable way to network.
3. Less Formal Interaction.
It’s all about being able to project your personality, that’s often difficult with a CV. At Construction Jobs Expo, you’ll be able to speak to potential employers in a less formal setting than an interview situation.
4. Building Self Confidence.
Meeting and talking to a substantial amount of prospective employers will improve your interaction and communication skills. The more people you chat to at Construction Jobs Expo, the more your self confidence will grow.
5. Practice & Perfect Your Elevator Pitch.
Everyone’ heard of the elevator pitch, you have 30 seconds to convey what you’re about and why you’ll be the perfect candidate for the job. Practicing your elevator pitch at Construction Jobs Expo, will help you develop and create a great first impression.
6. Get Instant Feedback.
Getting instant feedback from potential employers is key to improving your chances for employment. They can offer advice on your CV, on your communication skills and give advice on the best way to apply to jobs.
7. Contact Information.
Acquiring direct contact information with a future employer is essential. No longer will you be hoping that your CV, sent to a company’s generic email address, will be forwarded to the correct people.
8. What Skills Are In Demand.
At Construction Jobs Expo, you can discover what skills are being sought after in your industry and more importantly you can find out what skill-sets you can learn to improve your chances of employment.
9. New Opportunities.
Unearth information about areas that you haven’t previously considered, you may discover a company or job type that you have overlooked.
10. Knowledge Is Power.
Learning about the companies you’re applying to is crucial for landing a job. Meeting people face to face, building a rapport with employers, collecting brochures on the firms, will all add you when you have an interview with that company.
Construction Jobs Expo is free to attend, meet prospective employers and apply for jobs!
Construction Jobs Expo has been awarded "Best Recruitment Expo for the Construction Sector 2020" in Global Media's "Construction & Engineering Awards 2020".
The award covers the period of 2019 & 2020, directly prior to the arrival of the Covid pandemic and recognises Construction Jobs Expo as one of the leading recruitment fairs for the construction and engineering sectors in the UK and Ireland.
Construction Jobs Expo is operated by Irish events company, Careers Unlimited, and is an annual event aimed at promoting jobs and careers in the Irish construction and engineering sectors.
Bronagh Cotter, Director of Careers Unlimited, said, "We're delighted to receive this award in the Construction & Engineering Awards and it's gratifying for our event to be recognised in this way".
Construction Jobs Expo will return in March 2023.
Jones Engineering require an Electrical Buyer based in Dublin.
Application due by 9/12/2022
Jones Engineering require an Electrical Buyer
Experience in a purchasing / buying role required - full training of in-house procedures / systems will be provided
Engineering or trade experienced buyer advantageous but not essential
Knowledge of / experience in the construction industry essential
Candidates studying or intending to study towards IIPMM, CIPS or equivalent qualification are preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills essential
Excellent IT skills essential - knowledge of SAP would be advantageous
Salary will be in line with qualifications and experience
Jones Engineering have over 130 years’ experience as a world class engineering contractor. Core divisions include Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Sprinkler and Fire Protection. Some of the other services we provide include Waste to Energy (BioEnergy), Specialist Lift, Off Site Fabrication, Technical Support Services, Maintenance, Asset Management, BIM (Building Information Modelling) and Geo-Surveying. We offer competitive salaries, financial support for further training, Continuous Professional Development (CPD) leading to chartered status, performance incentives and the ability to progress your career with a world class engineering contractor.
REGISTER / for Construction Jobs Expo
Construction Jobs Expo will now take place in March 2023. Meet leading employers in the construction and engineering sectors with job and career opportunities.
The Practical Usage of GPS on Construction Site Training Course with Hitechniques will improve your surveys, help get more site information and ensure you spend less time connecting the dots in the office.
After the training you will be more confident in using modern technology on site, complete your jobs faster and increase your revenue with better orders from contractors.
The course takes pace on Wed, 2 November 2022, from 09:00 – 13:00 at Hitechniques Ltd Unit 17 Block Q, Grants Road, Greenogue Business Park D24 N252 Rathcoole.
Practical Usage of GPS on Construction Site Training Course
Architects, Engineers – if you are involved in
preparing planning applications – learn to survey with the latest technology, use a 1-man system to complete a survey in the field to Ordnance Survey co-ordinates
surveying sites for preparation of plans for new buildings or structures – check existing site layouts
overseeing construction work – see how to set out quicker and more efficiently than using a total station
If you are involved in construction, learn how to use GPS for setting out or surveying. There will be no complicated mathematics (unless you want it!) and nothing more complicated than using your Satnav.
You will Learn
How to survey with GPS Rover
Topographical survey with output to Autocad & Excel
Using feature coding for layered survey
Dealing with overhanging trees
Surveying close to buildings
How to set out buildings, roads, features
Solving up/downloading problems
How GPS works
Coordinate Systems, ITM/Irish Grid
Troubleshooting internet connection problems
How accurate is your survey
Testing your GPS Rover
Calculating Areas & Volumes
The Instructor, Philip Hanrahan B.E., B.A., M.I.E.I has over 35 years of experience in surveying instrument handling:
6 years as a site engineer on civil construction projects, including roads, sewerage schemes, housing developments, industrial buildings.
27 years demonstrating and training users in surveying instruments
2 years lecturer in Engineering Surveying, Trinity College Dublin, including design of the Engineering Surveying module in the Civil Engineering degree course and approval by Engineers Ireland
09:00 – 11:00 Surveying - carry out survey of surrounding area, picking up lines, features, utilities, points. Download the survey
11:00 – 12:00 Setting out points & lines, recording set out points.
12:00 – 13:00 How the GNSS rover works, the NTRIP caster, georeference, ITM/IG coordinate system, checking your GNSS rover.
Construction Safety Week 2022 is a national awareness campaign aimed at promoting positive safety and health amongst Ireland’s 159,000+ construction workers, clients and industry stakeholders. The goal is to generate engagement amongst CIF members and non-members alike, to further promote a culture of safety, health and wellbeing in construction.
The week is an initiative of the CIF Safety and Health Subcommittee. The CIF is the Irish construction industry's representative body and provides a broad range of services for members to assist in addressing issues.
This year, the campaign will run over the entire month of October but at a pace that allows for more engagement, and staggered scheduling of activities. The fo
cus will be on supporting the Lighthouse Club’s Help Inside a Hard Hat campaign in the first week (from 10th Oct.), followed by 5-days’ focus on site safety, spread over two weeks (17-28th Oct.).
The Toys4Engineers Conference & Expo is taking place on 6th October 2022 at SETU Arena, Waterford.
The Expo is must-attend national event for anyone in Engineering, Tech, Pharma, Biomed, Agri-Food, Manufacturing, Construction & Renewable Energy industries or anyone with an interest in new and emerging technologies.
The Expo will feature over 100 stands, from cutting edge start-ups to multi-nationals, giving you the opportunity to exchange information, generate sales leads and expand contact bases.
There will also be an outdoor expo, which will present the very latest in plant machinery, heavy equipment and electric vehicles.
Hybrid ‘Green Engineering’ Conference Line-up
– October 6th at SETU Arena –
10.00 National & Regional Innovation and the Green Deal – Grace O’Sullivan MEP
10.15 Green Cities and Regions – Claus Habfast, Grenoble EU Green City 2022
10.30 Green Technology – Smart Places and Sustainability: Accelerating Innovation to meet the climate emergency – Bill Wilson – Head of Data & Sustainability Solutions at NTT DATA UK
10.45 Green Transport – Stephen Kent, Chief Executive Officer, Bus Eireann
11.00 Green Hydrogen – A Pathway to Decarbonisation for Ireland’s Gas Network – Roibeard Long, Gas Networks Ireland
11.15 Green Buildings – John Lacy SIEMENS Smart Building Solutions
11.30 Green Manufacturing – Closing the Circular Innovation Gap, David McCormack, Director of Sustainable Manufacturing, IMR
11.45 Green Energy Transition – Q&A Session led by Energia with Grainne Kennedy, Climate Action Co-ordinator, Waterford Council; Dr Jonathan Downey, Monobiologics; Andrew Lynch, Chief Innovation Officer, IMR, Alexandra Hamilton, Senior Energy Engineer, 3CEA &Chair of Association Irish Energy Agencies
Simply click, search & apply directly to employers recruiting right now. Take the next step and find your perfect job.
Sustainability in Engineering takes place 26-30 September.
With each year that passes, ‘net zero’ targets draw closer and the need to decarbonise becomes ever more pressing. Engineering has a wealth of technologies and systems that are making a vital difference, but are you up to date on the latest advances? Attend Sustainability in Engineering to get expert knowledge about the most important low-carbon solutions, and help build a cleaner, greener tomorrow.
Sustainability in Engineering, 26-30 September features 5 webinars which will give you expert insight on the most important low-carbon solutions, and help build a cleaner, greener tomorrow.
Simply click, search & apply directly to employers recruiting right now. Take the next step and find your perfect job.
Lean Construction Ireland (LCi) is hosting a Webinar 'Built to Innovate – Enterprise Ireland’s new mandate to work with domestic residential construction companies' on 31/08/2022 at 15:00.
LCi is a community of learning and practice that advocates for the transformation of the Irish construction sector through the adoption of Lean thinking and practices by the entire sector to enable and sustain enhanced effectiveness, efficiency, productivity, and profitability for all stakeholders in the value chain.
The event will be presented by: Ross O’Colmain – High Tech Construction & Housing Manager -
Enterprise Ireland is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. We work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them start, grow, innovate and win export sales in global markets.
As part of the Governments Housing for All plan Enterprise Ireland has been tasked with providing productivity and innovation supports to the domestic residential sector. This includes lean, digital and innovation offerings. The objective of this initiative is to support greater productivity in residential construction with a view to reducing the cost of homebuilding.
Built to Innovate – Enterprise Ireland’s new mandate to work with domestic residential construction companies.
Join LCi at this webinar to discuss the initiative.