Cork company creating 100 construction jobs to meet the demand for projects in Munster

Cork company creating 100 construction jobs to meet the demand for projects in Munster
MMD Construction were involved in the development of the St Mary’s Primary Care Centre in Gurranabraher. Picture Dan Linehan

A Cork construction company is planning to recruit 100 new workers over the next two years to meet the demand for construction projects in the Munster region.

MMD construction made the announcement today as they opened a new €6 million office building in the Airport Business Park.

Recruitment is already underway and will be completed within the next two years. Amongst the positions being offered are roles for project managers, engineers, BIM technicians, carpenters and plasterers.

Amongst the projects currently under construction by MMD Construction is the Carrigaline Education Campus, which at €30 million is the largest primary/secondary school development in Ireland. 

They are also involved in social and affordable housing schemes in Kinsale and Clonakilty, the recent completion of the largest primary care centre in the country at the St Mary’s campus in Cork with another primary care centre under construction in Bandon.

The company currently employs 140 staff and have been involved in the construction of pharmaceutical, healthcare, residential, civil infrastructure, education, commercial developments and historical building restoration.

Director of MMD Construction, Cormac Smith said new technology means the construction industry is changing for the better.

"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 fully for a career in construction in the 21st century.”

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