Tipperary Graduates Commence ESB’s Three Year Development Programme

Two Tipperary graduates are commencing a prestigious three-year programme in ESB this week. They form part of a cohort of 78 graduates from Irish third level institutions, spanning fields of engineering, IT, HR, marketing and finance.

ESB’s award-winning programme offers graduates the opportunity to experience work on major projects, robust learning and development and exposure to different aspects of the wider organisation.

Tipperary Graduates Commence ESB's Three Year Development Programme

Pictured, left to right, at their induction in Croke Park with Pat Naughton, ESB Executive Director, Group People and Sustainability are : Lorcan Egan and Patrick O’ Dwyer.

Welcoming the graduates to a three-day induction course at Croke Park, Pat O’Doherty, Chief Executive of ESB, said:

“As ESB leads the transition to a low-carbon future, we require innovative and fresh thinking to achieve our strategic ambitions. Our 78 new colleagues will play a key role in this transition and help build a brighter, more sustainable future for all.

“Our tailored Graduate Development Programme offers the greatest insight and exposure to the ever-changing energy landscape and we wish them every success as they embark on their exciting career path. ESB is also pleased to announce that graduate recruitment for 2019 is now open and we are now inviting applications from final year students for next year’s programme.”

To apply for ESB’s 2019 Graduate Development Programme click here. Applications are open until October 24th 2018.

About ESB

ESB operates right across the electricity market: from generation, through transmission and distribution to the supply of customers with an expanding presence in the Great Britain generation market. In addition we extract further value through supplying gas and using our networks to carry fibre for telecommunications. ESB is the owner of the distribution and transmission networks in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. It has a 47% share of generation in the all-island market and a 37% share of electricity supply in the all-island market with 1.4 million customer accounts.

ESB contributes over €2billion annually to the Irish economy through dividends, investments, taxes and jobs. ESB provides significant employment both directly, with 7,600 employees, and indirectly through contractors and service providers. Read more here, www.esb.ie

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