Senior Engineer - Technical Office

Published on Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Dublin Bus is the largest Public Transport provider in Ireland, our purpose is to deliver high quality public transport services which meet the needs of people, support the economic growth of our city and also meet our social and environmental aspirations which are representative of a progressive European capital city. Dublin Bus is a provider of sustainable mobility solutions. We are committed to the reduction of emissions, congestion and energy usage. 

Through our work to promote faster, greener public transport we are also committed to making Dublin a more liveable city.  Dublin Bus is committed to supporting the future development of Dublin in a way that prioritises smart, sustainable mobility solutions. We want to keep our communities connected and clean and ensure that, even as it continues to grow and develop at pace, Dublin will be one of the most liveable cities in the world. 

Senior Engineer - Technical Office
Reporting directly to the Chief Engineer, the successful candidate will provide direction and leadership to the Technical Office Team to ensure high standards in the department.  

The Senior Engineer is responsible for:

  • Ensuring the Technical Department team is adequately resourced and upskilled to meet future changes
  • Provide technical input to optimise fleet safety, availability, reliability, presentation, and maintenance costs
  • Develop procedures for the service and maintenance of the fleet including fault diagnostics
  • Manage and coordinate the Technical Office team inspections and checks on new vehicles both at vehicle manufacturers’ premises/production facilities and when vehicles are delivered to Dublin Bus
  • Manage the training of depot engineering employees in respect of procedures for the service, maintenance, and repair of the Dublin Bus vehicle fleet
  • Collate, review and distribute vehicle-related data and statistics for other departments usage (e.g. periodic fleet mileage reporting)
  • Lead continuous improvement within the Technical Office through application of lean six-sigma techniques and to support Engineering Dept continuous improvement overall


  • Third level qualification, (level 8 or 9) in a relevant Engineering discipline
  • Green/black belt lean six sigma certification desirable
  • Knowledge of vehicle design and maintenance procedures
  • Technical expertise and competence in vehicle technology desirable
  • A track record of managing stakeholder relationships
  • Experience managing a team to deliver high performance

Attractive salary and terms and conditions of employment

Candidates interested in any of these roles should email their career details with a cover letter, in strict confidence to

To request further information on this role, email 

Shortlisting will apply 

Closing date Sunday 5 February 2023

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