Saturday 21 September 2019

Jacobs announces 200 jobs in Cork, Dublin and Belfast

IDA director Mary Buckley. Picture: Adrian O'Herlihy
IDA director Mary Buckley. Picture: Adrian O'Herlihy
Ellie Donnelly

Ellie Donnelly

Engineering group Jacobs is to create 200 jobs in Cork, Dublin, and Belfast over the next two years.

The move comes as it announced a €4.5m investment in its Cork office.

The roles being created are in the areas of project and construction management, design, commissioning, qualification and validation.

Jacobs chair and CEO Steve Demetriou said: “Today, we continue to capture attractive growth opportunities for complex work in the advanced facilities and infrastructure markets that we are uniquely positioned to perform.”

I attribute this to our highly talented people and their relentless commitment to providing world-class, high-value solutions for our clients.”

Jacobs, which is marking 45 years since opening its office in Dublin in 1974 – its first operation outside of the United States – employs more than 1,100 across the island of Ireland.

IDA Ireland executive director Mary Buckley said the move was “a welcome investment.”

“The company has demonstrated a strong commitment to Cork where it is a valued employer whose longevity has been of substantial benefit to the local economy.

This expansion demonstrates further commitment by the company. I wish them continued success.” 

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