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Dowds Group

Dowds Group

Dowds Group are a leading multi-discipline specialist contractor providing building services, construction, facilities management, and energy solutions. We are focused on providing clients across the UK & Ireland with high quality, innovative solutions to their most complex Construction needs.

Established in 1978, our expertise spans the construction industry spectrum, from smaller renovations to multi-million-pound projects. We can also now offer clients a "one stop service". Our aim to exceed our customers’ expectations as evidenced by our levels of repeat business and our involvement in cutting-edge healthcare, education, leisure, commercial and residential projects and it is our amazing team that help us to achieve this.

Somerton Ind Est,
Belfast, BT3 9JB

2-4 Milltown Road,
Ballymoney, BT53 6LE

Roles are mostly

At home

Home

In Office

Office

Hybrid

Hybrid

On site

On site

In factory

Factory

Venue

Venue

Apprentices Chart

220

employees in
N.Ireland

11

apprentices

11

male
apprentices

0

female
apprentices

Current Opportunities

Construction (Building Services) > Level 4

HLA - Building Services Commercial Department

Level 4

Location: 2-4 Milltown Road, Ballymoney

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Construction (Building Services) > Level 4

HLA - Trainee Building Services Contracts Manager

Level 4

Location: 2-4 Milltown Road, Ballymoney

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Construction engineering with surveying > Level 5

HLA - Trainee Building Services Commercial Dept

Level 5

Location: 2-4 Milltown Road, Ballymoney

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Quantity Surveying & Commercial Management > Level 6

HLA - Trainee Building Services QS

Level 6

Location: 2-4 Milltown Road, Ballymoney

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A bit MORE about us...

Who we are

Established as a family business based in Ballymoney, Northern Ireland, over the last 40+ years Dowds Group have grown into a national multi-disciplined building services and construction company.

We are now lead by 2nd Generation, MD James Dowds although ambitious and progressive, we’ve retained our family ethos. People are at the heart of everything we do - we pride ourselves on our positive company culture and impressive retention levels. Our dedicated staff with technical expertise, do things The Dowds Way, bringing solutions not problems.

Our Vision is:

"To be the benchmark for excellence within our industry in terms of people, quality, health & safety and customer service"

Recent feedback from our staff has shown that Dowds Group is seen as a good place to work, with a positive culture, with loyal staff who have a sense of pride in working for us. We are an award-winning company having achieved Investors In People Gold, Great Place to Work accreditation, Excellence in the Development of Management and Leadership (Belfast Telegraph Awards 2022) and the UK's Specialist Contractor of the Year (Building Awards 2021).

We have a lot of knowledge in the business from the range of industry experts under our roof, and they are willing to share their knowledge! This is why we are dedicated to apprenticeships and bringing through the next generation of industry leaders.

What we do

Dowds Building Services

Specialising in the design and installation of complex Mechanical and Electrical Services, Dowds Building Services have built a solid reputation of delivering quality installations to our clients through precise consultation and consideration of their projects.

Dowds Construction

Dowds Construction offer main contracting services, specialising where technical and complex MEP forms a significant and critical element of the project.

Dowds Facilities Management

Dowds Facilities Management and small works division provides M&E and Building Fabric Maintenance Services directly to clients on both a planned and reactive basis with focus on planned prevention and maximisation of asset lifecycle performance.

Dowds Energy Solutions

Dowds Energy Solutions’ turnkey offer will help customers establish their current energy usage in detail, through energy auditing and analysis, identify solutions to reduce energy, design and install renewable technologies and where required source capex funding for clients.

Employee Benefits

Employee Benefits

Our staff say Dowds is a good great place to work, with a positive culture, with loyal staff who have a sense of pride in working for us. We are an award-winning company having achieved Investors In People Gold, Great Place to Work accreditation, Excellence in the Development of Management and Leadership (Belfast Telegraph Awards 2022) and the UK's Specialist Contractor of the Year (Building Awards 2021).

We have a lot of experience in the business from the range of industry experts under our roof, and they are willing to share their knowledge! This is why we are dedicated to apprenticeships and bringing through the next generation of industry leaders.

Our benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary

  • 30+ days annual holiday

  • Defined career progression / pathways

  • On-going Learning and Development opportunities

  • Pension plan

  • Health cash plan enrolment

  • Wellbeing Committee - Initiatives / Challenges to promote physical, financial and mental wellbeing

  • Company Perks

  • Employee Assistance Programme and Mental Health Support

  • Family Friendly Policies

  • Flexible Working Policy

  • Life Assurance

  • Company Uniforms

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  Healthcare - Nightingale Hospital, Whiteabbey
  Higher Education - University of Ulster, Belfast
  Leisure - South Lakes Leisure Centre, Craigavon
  Industrial - Finnebrogue Artisan
  Commercial - Old Gramophone Works Offices, London
  People / Charity
  Teambuilding

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