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Jacobs Graduate Instrumentation & Controls Engineer in Ireland Countrywide, Ireland

Graduate Instrumentation & Controls Engineer


Graduate Instrumentation & Controls Engineer – Cork or Dublin

Start date September 2021

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Pharmaceutical and biotechnology products impact all our lives in some way. The projects that we execute deliver lifesaving products to patients globally.

With 50 years of experience as innovators in biopharma facilities, our more than 3,800 skilled architectural, engineering and construction professionals continue to work with our clients to drive innovations in the industry. We provide a single-source of responsibility for all services, from strategy and concept through site selection and evaluation, regulatory compliance, design, constructability, construction management, commissioning, validation and start-up. We also provide operations support and asset management services, including plant engineering, maintenance optimization and traditional maintenance and turnaround services.

As the largest professional services provider to the biopharmaceutical industry, clients benefit from both our local presence and global reach. We offer a full range of design and construction services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies worldwide, with a complete focus on providing maximum value for our clients.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we’re looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.

Position Summary

Jacobs Ireland design and build facilities throughout Ireland and Europe that deliver lifesaving treatments to people worldwide.

The Instrumentation, Controls / Automation team (I&C Team) play a very important role in delivering these projects.

Join our team and learn how to design systems to monitor and control all fluids and gasses for example in Bioreactors over two floors high with capacities up to 20000 litres!

How about travelling to Bioreactor manufacturing facility in main land Europe or USA to verify design and test operation before shipping to construction sites?

Interested? If so we would love to hear from you and make you a member of our amazing team in Dublin or Cork.



  • Degree or higher level of education which consists of modules such as Instrumentation/Controls, Automation, Mechanical, Physics, Electrical and Electronics.

  • Titles of Degree Courses may vary but generally we are interested in Mechanical Degrees, Physics Degrees, Electrical/Electronics Degrees

Start your journey with Jacobs

Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP) is recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice and is designed to fulfil the needs of all graduates, in addition to technical development needs specific to their particular discipline.

Graduates complete a series of competencies based upon business requirements, comprising the optimum mix of blended learning which compliments chartership progression and provides them with the technical and business acumen required to advance their career. Additional benefits include:

  • Paid holidays of up to 33 days; inclusive of national and public holidays

  • A broad flexible benefits package including the option to buy additional holidays, travel insurance, contributory pension scheme and the cycle to work scheme.

Join Jacobs. We want you to grow!

Successful candidates will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.


Job Engineering

Primary Location Ireland-Ireland Countrywide-Cork-IE Cork

Job Type Graduate Job

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: LS-000083