John Sisk & Son has established a new Engineering Excellence Training Area at its head office in Dublin. The area was officially opened by Pat Lucey, President, CIF; and Marguerite Sayers, President, Engineers Ireland.
Through its educational engagement programme, Sisk has been making presentations in schools and colleges to highlight engineering opportunities within the firm. As part of this programme, a number of students attended the Engineering Excellence Training Area, where they received a masterclass in site setting-out from senior engineers.
Donal McCarthy, Managing Director, Ireland East, John Sisk and Son; Pat Lucey, President, CIF and Managing Director, Civils, Ireland John Sisk & Son; Marguerite Sayers, President, Engineers Ireland; and Victor O’Shea, Engineering Associate, John Sisk & Son.
Victor O’Shea, Regional Engineering Associate, Sisk, said that the new Engineering Excellence Training Area will be central to training young Sisk staff to develop their careers.
“Sisk strongly believes in ongoing training and development of our staff,” he said. “Our Engineering Excellence Training Area builds on our commitment to training and developing young people. It is a welcome addition to our Dublin head office, sitting alongside our existing Joinery and Training Centre. It will be utilised for carrying out practical civil engineering tasks, which are critical in the development of our engineers and staff.”
Sisk is Ireland’s leading construction and engineering company with extensive operations across Ireland, United Kingdom and Europe. It celebrates 160 years in business this year.