Location Cork
Discipline: Trades
Vacancy Type Permanent-Full Time
Contact name: Lauren O'Hea

Job ref: 012243

Dornan are currently recruiting for Pipefitters in Cork.

Dornan are a leading Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation contractor with projects in Ireland, Europe and the UK.

Dornan are involved in projects across many sectors such as Pharmaceutical, Power, Waste to Energy, Commercial, Data Centre and Petrochemical.

You will join a hard working ambitious team and you will benefit from a supportive culture, where your ideas and contributions will be recognised.


  • To lay out, fabricate, assemble, and install piping and piping systems, fixtures, and equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubrication and industrial processing systems.
  • To install type and size of pipe and related materials according to job specifications.
  • To inspect worksites to determine presence of obstructions and to ascertain that holes will not cause structural weakness.
  • To plan sequence of installation to avoid obstructions and activities of other construction workers. Cuts pipe, using hacksaw, pipe cutters, hammer and chisel, cutting torch, and pipe cutting machine.
  • To thread pipe, using threading machine and bends pipe by hand or with pipe-bending machine.
  • To assemble and install variety of metal and non-metal pipe and pipe fittings, including those made of mild steel, stainless steel, brass, copper, lead, glass, and plastic. Joins piping by means of threaded, caulked, wiped, soldered, brazed, fused, gas weld or solvent cemented joints.
  • To secure pipes to structure with clamps, brackets, and hangers, using hand tools. Installs compressors, pumps, meters, pneumatic and hydraulic controls, and piping.
  • To test piping system for leaks by increasing pressure in pipes and observing gauges attached to pipes for indication of leaks. May weld holding fixtures to structural steel members.


  • Qualified Pipefitter (level 6 qualification)
  • Safepass & Manual Handling (essential)
  • Experience with High Purity pipework / Biobore pipework -5 years plus.(essential)
  • Capable of working from isometrics ,familiar with pipework traceability (essential)
  • Experience working in Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences , Cleanroom Environment an advantage

Why Dornan? 


*       Dornan are a well-established company with a family feel and a down to earth team

*       Dornan offer a clear progression path , always seeking opportunities to promote from within

*       Dornan offer educational assistance and promote CPD

*       Dornan promote collaboration through various team building , social and charity events

*       Dornan are committed to employee wellbeing with our Employee Assistance Programme and an in house Health & Wellbeing advisor