Munster-based construction firm MMD Construction is to create 100 new jobs in Cork with the opening of its new €6m headquarters at the Cork Airport Business Park.
Currently employing 140 people, MMD provides construction services in areas such as pharmaceutical, healthcare, residential and civil infrastructure.
Recruitment is well under way and will be completed within the next two years. New roles include project managers, engineers, BIM technicians, carpenters and plasterers.
Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD, who attended the opening of the new headquarters, has welcomed the news.
He said: “I am delighted to be here for the official opening of MMD Construction’s new office building. In addition to this, we have the fantastic news that the company is creating 100 new jobs for Cork. This will provide a huge boost to the local economy.”
Cormac Smith, Director. MMD Construction, says the company hopes to attract emerging talent from Irish universities.
“This is a fabulous day for the company with the official opening of our new office building, and the announcement of a recruitment drive for 100 new colleagues.
“New technology means the industry is changing for the better, and we hope to attract the best emerging talent from our Irish universities with our progressive graduate training programme. We believe that it helps prepare them thoroughly for a career in construction in the 21st century.
“Together, we will continue to offer our customers the very best in design and delivery of construction projects across a wide number of sectors.”
Founded in 2000, MMD Construction has grown steadily over the past 19 years.