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Signal, Electrical and Telecoms (SET) Graduate Programme

The signal, electrical and telecoms department has over 438 Staff working on maintenance, design, installation, testing and compliance. They have 31,500 SET Assets in the asset management system, they completed 20,000 preventative maintenance work orders in 2019 and responded to 7,400 faults in 2019. They support our capital investments and civil engineering renewals.

Graduates will complete several work placements as part of the programme. The purpose of these placements are to provide the graduate with as broad experience as possible and to provide an opportunity to develop a knowledge and appreciation of the SET activities undertaken at Irish Rail.

The SET graduate programme will have a duration of three years. The programme begins with two months of a common induction and introduction to each of the three disciplines; signalling, electrification and telecoms. There are eighteen months in a specific discipline with three placements of approximately six months in a specialist area of the discipline allowing the graduates to acquire a broad range of skills and knowledge within the discipline. 

Signalling

The graduate will undertake three, six-month work placements in the areas of:

  • Signalling Design
  • Signalling Projects
  • Signalling Maintenance and Technical Support

Telecommunications

The graduate will undertake three, six-month work placements in the areas of:

  • Telecoms Infrastructure
  • Data Services
  • Voice Systems

Electrification

The graduate will undertake three, six-month work placements in the areas of:

  • OHLE
  • Traction
  • Design/Projects

The final phase of the programme is a twelve month placement in a specialist area within the assigned discipline developing in-depth specialist skills and knowledge.

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