ESB international creates 80 new jobs

ESB International is to create 80 new jobs as part of an expansion plan.

The company's to recruit the engineering and technical professionals in Dublin over the next five years, in response to growing demand for their engineering services.

The new employees could then be posted overseas, as the company expands into the Middle East, Turkey and South Africa, where they have secured new contracts.

Energy Minister Pat Rabbitte's welcomed the announcement, calling the positions high quality, export-orientated jobs targeting over twenty key international markets.

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