Local woman, Eimear Gourley (nee Faller) from Lisburn is currently working at NI Water as a graduate Civil Engineer.
Working as part of Northern Ireland’s most essential service, Eimear’s duties include project management of the design, development and construction of new and upgraded wastewater treatment works throughout Northern Ireland.
Eimear’s role is essential to ensuring the safe, timely and well-resourced completion of capital projects required to achieve the excellent standard of wastewater treatment in Northern Ireland.
Eimear comments, “The highlight of my career to date is the huge positive difference to the environment and the local residents and businesses in the area that the new wastewater treatment works bring.
“As per my career development programme with NI Water, I aim to become a Chartered Civil Engineer within the next few years and progress my career through NI Water.
Eimear secured the position after applying for the 2012 NI Water graduate programme.
NI Water is the sole provider of water and sewerage services in Northern Ireland. A service which supports the health, environment and local economy of the areas it serves.
Paddy Murray, Head of HR at NI Water commented, “As part of an on-going initiative to support school and university leavers in the workplace, we continue to recruit apprentices and graduate trainees in all areas of the business.
“This helps us build and retain talent for the future and continue to deliver an efficient water and wastewater service to our customers.”
“NI Water offers it’s trainees and graduates an interesting and varied career path, with many learning and development opportunities.”