Ardmac strengthens operations in Cork and Amsterdam

The Irish construction company will recruit 70 qualified construction professionals over the coming year to support offices expansion

Ronan Quinn, Ardmac CEO

Ardmac, the construction specialist with a global footprint, is to expand its workforce in 2019. The Dublin-based company said it will create 70 jobs across its Irish and European operations, bringing the total number of employees up to 380 people by the end of 2019.

Headquartered in Dublin, with offices in Manchester, Craigavon and Brussels, Ardmac provides specialist construction services to the commercial fit out, life sciences and data centre sectors.

As part of the expansion, Ardmac said it is seeking to recruit 70 qualified construction professionals over the coming year, including project managers, quantity surveyors and design engineers.

The positions will support Ardmac’s key projects in Ireland, the UK, Denmark, Belgium, the Netherlands and Switzerland. In addition, two new Ardmac offices will be established in Cork and Amsterdam this year.

This employment drive by Ardmac comes on the back of increased demand for its bespoke construction solutions, significant new project wins and its ambition to continue to significantly grow the business both domestically and across the UK and Europe.

The company is currently working on numerous large-scale data centre as well as significant cleanroom and laboratory projects for the world’s largest bio-pharma manufacturers.

Ronan Quinn, Chief Executive of Ardmac, said: “It’s an exciting time for Ardmac and I am proud to announce our plans for 2019, following a successful year of business growth for the company. The markets we serve are providing sustainable opportunities and the demand for our services continues."

Commenting on the recruitment ahead, Quinn said: "We are seeking talented individuals to join our experienced teams, with the aim of growing our Irish, UK and European operations over the coming year and beyond. Ardmac will provide extensive training to successful candidates, including graduate development programmes, management training and executive leadership courses.”

In 2018, Ardmac picked up numerous awards and recognition for LEAN implementation, its robust ‘Safety First’ programme and were also crowned ‘Fit Out Contractor of the Year’ at the annual Fit Out Awards, attended by over 900 people from the construction industry in Ireland.

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