H&MV Engineering, a leading global provider of specialist Design, Engineering and Construction Services for the energy market, officially opened its new global headquarters (HQ) in Castletroy, Co. Limerick, where the business will lead a global expansion including the creation of 700 jobs over the next five years.
This announcement marks the latest expansion of the Irish business, which already employees 700 staff, with the business to grow its workforce to 1,400 employees within five years. H&MV Engineering is driving this growth in response to a growing market need, with 5GW of projects currently in design and construction.
The new headquarters comes just months after the company marked its 25th anniversary, since its foundation in 1997, and represents the company’s commitment to its thriving workforce by promoting learning, development and mentoring in a dynamic new office space.
Today’s announcement reinforces H&MV Engineering’s commitment to the progression and development of its staff by pioneering an environment for learning and development across multiple disciplines such as engineering, environmental, health and safety (EHS), finance, commercial, HR, administration, quality and construction roles in their new bespoke corporate offices.
The new global HQ in Limerick will include 36,000sq ft of office space, with room for 350 employees including engineering VR facilities, relaxation areas, games room and a gym. This new office will serve as a major centre for key roles across all areas of the business. Recruitment for these new positions is currently underway and will continue over the coming years.
The state of the art training facilities at its new Limerick HQ will allow H&MV Engineering to expand its graduate and apprenticeship programmes, offering training and upskilling opportunities across a range of disciplines including engineering, design, finance, and commercial development. As a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Accredited Employer by Engineers Ireland, H&MV Engineering is committed to developing and upskilling employees across the business.
This announcement follows the recent expansion of the company’s Dublin office within the last 12 months, a new Thurles office that opened in 2022 and the upcoming expansion to its Cork office before the end of 2023. The company also operates international offices in London, Glasgow, Frankfurt, Oslo, Madrid, Hosur, and Bangalore.
Commenting on the expansion announcement and the opening of the new headquarters, H&MV Engineering CEO PJ Flanagan said: “I am delighted to announce the creation of 700 additional jobs over the next five years across H&MV Engineering’s global operations. This is the latest expansion for H&MV Engineering since the foundation of the business in 1997 and our new global HQ will serve as the base for delivering our next phase of growth both in Ireland and internationally.
“Investing in talent and delivering in our ESG objectives is incredibly important to us in providing rewarding careers to our employees. The new office spaces have been designed to create an optimum atmosphere for innovation and creativity for H&MV Engineering colleagues, as we continue to provide high voltage engineering solutions on the global stage. I look forward to welcoming employees and clients into our new headquarters in Limerick, and to seeing what the next 25 years will bring to our business as we enter the next chapter of the growth for the business.”
Speaking at the opening of H&MV Engineering’s new global HQ, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Simon Coveney said, “I’m delighted to be here today in Limerick at H&MV Engineering’s new global HQ and particularly to share in the exciting announcement of the substantial new jobs planned by the company.
“In line with the Government’s White paper on Enterprise, H&MV Engineering is an example of the ambition and focus outlined in the paper and have become a leading player in the design and connection for large scale projects both here in Ireland and across Europe, providing highly skilled roles in a dynamic workforce.”
Enterprise Ireland CEO Leo Clancy added, “In recent years Enterprise Ireland has worked closely with H&MV Engineering as the company has expanded internationally. It is exciting to see this highly innovative business go from strength-to-strength with the opening of this state-of-the-art HQ and the creation of a new jobs here in Limerick and overseas. We wish H&MV every success as they continue to grow the business and extend their global markets.”
H&MV Engineering was founded in 1997 with the goal of delivering the highest quality engineering solutions, while providing a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. It is an Irish business that is leading its field globally and is a trusted partner for Data Centre, Renewable Developers, Transmission and Distribution Utilities globally.