Plumbing Apprentice, Ireland

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Organisational Environment:

Mercury is an Irish based European Contractor.

At Mercury, we build and manage complex engineering & construction projects for the world’s leading corporations. 

Our solutions help deliver technologies that connect people, communities and businesses, giving them the power to achieve incredible things. 

Our people have the courage to be innovative. Their determination and sharp focus enable us to deliver with certainty, time and time again, across a range of key sectors including Data Centres, Semi-Conductor, Advanced Technology, Live Environment, Fire Protection, Technical Support Services (TSS), Healthcare & Building Services.

Our global team is over 2,800 people strong, and along with our supply-chain partners, we have 8,500+ people working on our client projects. We operate across over 16 locations in Europe and recorded overall turnover in excess of €1.5bn in 2021.

Mercury employs the best people, invests heavily in training and education, and ensures that the highest standards of health, safety and governance are applied throughout the organisation.


Mercury is committed to hire and train Plumbing Apprentices. During the apprenticeship, Mercury will give the apprentice additional training in our Apprentice Development Centre. The apprentice will be registered with SOLAS and must complete seven phases with Solas and Mercury during their apprenticeship. The apprenticeship consists of 7 phases: 3 off-the-job and 4 on-the-job. SOLAS and the Department of Education and Science have responsibility for providing the off-the-job training, whilst your on-the-job training will take place on site with Mercury


The Apprentice will be required to work 39 hours per week, and overtime when requested. The Apprentice will be transferred across our sites during their apprenticeship. The Apprentice will report to their site foreman/mentor.


All applications for apprenticeships must be submitted with the mandatory requirements listed below. Interviews will not be considered without these requirements.

  • Submit a Ishihara colour vision test. (These forms are available from your local SOLAS/ETB centre)
  • Submit a valid safe pass card
  • Submit a valid manual handling certificate
  • Attach a copy/picture of your Junior & Leaving cert results with your application. 


Essential – Mechanical:

  • 5 passes in the Junior Certificate
  • Ordinary / Honours level Maths in the Junior Certificate - passed
  • SOLAS eye test
  • Safe Pass Card
  • Manual Handling Certificate
  • Reference from previous employers


 Mercury is an equal opportunities employer.








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