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

Job ref: 012244

Dornan are currently inviting applications for Plumbers 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 Dornan's hard working and ambitious project teams and you will benefit from a supportive culture, where your ideas and contributions will be recognised.

Reporting to the Construction Manager, the Plumber will be able to work from a drawing, lay out, fabricate, assemble and install piping and piping systems, fixtures, and equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubrication and industrial processing systems

As a Mechanical member of the team, the Plumber will be an exemplar ambassador for the company and its values, integrity, dependability, safety, pride and quality.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Install type and size of pipe and related materials according to job specifications
  • Inspects worksites to determine presence of obstructions and to ascertain that holes will not cause structural weakness
  • Plans 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
  • Threads pipe, using threading machine and bends pipe by hand or with pipe-bending machine.
  • Assembles and installs 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
  • Secures pipes to structure with clamps, brackets, and hangers, using hand tools. Installs compressors, pumps, meters, pneumatic and hydraulic controls, and piping
  • Tests piping system for leaks by increasing pressure in pipes and observing gauges attached to pipes for indication of leaks


  • Qualified Plumber (level 6 qualifications)
  • Safepass & Manual Handling (essential)
  • Experience with Hygeinic pipework

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