Vacancy title
Assistant Electrical Technician
Business unit
IE | Central - SUI
Dublin, Ireland
Closing date

At SWARCO, we work together as a team to shape the future of mobility. Traffic management is an essential part of modern mobility. Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), monitors and controls various modes of traffic in order to avoid congestion and to improve traffic flow. The goal is to enable people to get to their destinations as fast as possible. At the same time, ITS are used to reduce the negative impact of mobility on the environment, e.g. to reduce air pollution. It also improves traffic safety for all road users.

In the spirit of SWARCO founder Manfred Swarovski we pride ourselves in being agile, innovative, reliable, trustworthy, passionate, and cooperative; and will not hesitate to go the extra mile for you.  Swarco are growing, grow with us!

We have a really exciting opportunity for an Assistant Technician to join our expanding maintenance team in Ireland across our contracts.

Key responsibilities

  • To assist the technical team, install and maintain Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Equipment to customer specifications and ensure contractual obligations, terms and conditions are met
  • Competently liaise with both customers & managers
  • Contract Administration example: timesheets and job numbers, stock requisitions, vehicle mileage forms
  • Through knowledge of company Health & Safety policies, procedures, and methodologies
  • Maintain company vehicles, equipment, tools, and PPE in a serviceable condition
  • Guidance, training, sharing of job-specific knowledge and experience, and provide support to all colleagues as required
  • Assistance responding to fault reports and call outs within contractual timescales (KPI’s) and undertake activities as assigned by the SDM
  • Assistance in fault records data recorded on Fault Management System
  • Assist with new project work installations, ensuring they are of a high standard and safe working practices are followed whilst working on site
  • To ensure that all PPE is being correctly worn, appropriate to the task and in line with the RAMS
  • Ensure your vehicle, tools, spares, and equipment to be used are in a safe and serviceable condition
  • To be available to attend training courses and toolbox talks, whether they are locally or nationally based
  • KPI Adherence for maintenance activities, assist a Senior Technician if required on completion of project works ensuring a successful switch on of any new installations
  • To assist with the on-site development of apprentices

What we are looking for


  • Department of Education Leaving Certificate
  • Experience in similar role or within the traffic industry
  • Ability to work on your own as well as part of a team
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Ability to work on a standby / callout rota
  • Enthusiastic
  • Organised
  • Problem solving
  • Trustworthy
  • Adaptable
  • Full driving licence
  • Safety awareness
  • Safe manual handling skills
  • Right to work in Ireland


  • Basic Electrical / Electronic Engineering understanding
  • Understanding of ITS equipment installation and basic theory
  • IT Skills
  • Knowledge of numbering systems and logical processes.
  • Willingness to learn and undertake new challenges
  • Practical
  • Full ‘C’ driving licence
  • Fás Safe Pass

What we offer

As well as providing a competitive salary and benefits package, we actively run employee opinion surveys as part of our drive to provide a comfortable and supportive working environment. We will support your development and you will also receive:

  • Fully Expensed Company Vehicle
  • Company Mobile phone
  • Your Birthday off
  • PPE provided
  • 35 days holiday rising to 38 days with bank holidays included, plus the option to buy an agreed number of days
  • Sick Pay after the qualifying period
  • Work Schemes / Wrkit- employee discount portal
  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life assurance up to 4x salary


Please apply by clicking on the apply button

Applications are shortlisted on a rolling basis, and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before any advertised closing date. We therefore, encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment. Applications received after the closing date will not be processed.

We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK, therefore successful candidates must have the right to work in the UK by the start of their employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Agencies, please note, that should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our PSL; we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers. If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company for a role we have not actively engaged with you on, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you and we will consider the CV a gift!. We will not be liable for any payment you charge in relation to it.