JJ Rhatigan & Company

JJ Rhatigan & Company

JJ Rhatigan & Company is a Tier 1 Main Contractor headquartered in Galway, with offices in Dublin, Cork, Sligo and London. Founded in 1952 by John J Rhatigan, the company has been setting standards in the construction industry while staying true to its family roots ever since.

Independently ranked in the top ten contractors operating in the Irish construction market, JJ Rhatigan & Company has recorded substantial growth over the past five years, delivering no fewer than 3,500 homes nationwide, for both the public sector and the private sector. Over the same period, the Galway-headquartered company has also delivered more than 12,000 school places, 9 new third-level campus facilities, 2,000 student accommodation bedrooms, close to 1,300 hotel bedrooms, 16 healthcare facilities, and over 40,000m2 of office and commercial space in key locations around Ireland. JJ Rhatigan is currently involved in 17 projects across Ireland and the UK, with a combined value exceeding €1.08 billion.

Significant management progressions within the organisation have positioned JJ Rhatigan & Company to avail of large-scale opportunities into the future. Continued investment in the progression of the team ensures the business can carry on the tradition of quality and innovation, while delivering on environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments across projects and business activities.

The company’s objective is for a steady sustainable growth over the next five years strengthening our position as a competitive, innovative, safe and sustainable Tier 1 construction services company. With over 420 employees, staff levels are continuing to grow steadily across our five locations ensuring the delivery of our current workload and new secured projects.

JJ Rhatigan is in construction for the long-term, to nurture relationships with existing and new clients and to copper-fasten partnerships across our supply chain. We have a well-deserved reputation for delivering complex, large-scale developments on time and on budget. Our collaborative work culture and dedication to innovation and technology are and will continue to be the key to our success.

From a recruitment perspective, JJ Rhatigan & Company is always seeking out enthusiastic and committed people at all levels.  We recognise that the quality and dedication of our staff is the key to our success – they are our greatest asset! We operate a business that values and rewards employees. We place a strong emphasis on Continuing Professional Development, broad-based employee nurturing and dedication to employee training. Employees are provided with on-going mentoring and exposed to a breadth of challenges across varying sectors and projects. We promote a working environment of respect and fairness, while encouraging collaboration and interaction among staff.

As JJ Rhatigan & Company continues to grow across a number of sectors and areas of operation, we are actively seeking to fill the following roles:

  • Building Services Coordinator – Galway
  • Contracts Manager – Dublin, Limerick & Cork
  • Office Manager– Galway
  • Electrician – West of Ireland
  • Junior Quantity Surveyor – Dublin, Cork
  • Junior Site Engineers – Dublin, Limerick, Cork
  • M & E Coordinator – Dublin, Limerick & Cork
  • Newly Qualified/Part Qualified Accountant – Galway
  • Quantity Surveyor – Cork & Dublin
  • Quality Engineer – Dublin
  • Design/Technical Manager – Dublin
  • Senior Site Engineers- Cork, Dublin, Limerick
  • Site Foremen – Limerick, Cork & Dublin
  • Site Manager – Limerick, Cork & Dublin
  • Site Technicians- Limerick, Cork & Dublin
  • Project Manager – Dublin, Cork, Limerick

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If you feel you have the required skills and experience, we would be interested in hearing from you. Please send your CV to:

This is a great opportunity to join a prestigious main contractor.Attractive terms of employment will be offered to suitable applicants.


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