Why choose careers with KER Group?

Why choose careers with KER Group? KER are a leading marine engineering & refrigeration specialist based in Killybegs, Donegal, Ireland. We provide project management & innovative solutions to both onshore & offshore industries in sectors such as marine, aquaculture, food processing, pharmaceuticals etc. KER is a growing company with multiple projects completed in various countries internationally. We have a blend of young, experienced and diverse workforce with a wide set of skills. With an abundance of exciting & innovative projects it offers a challenging & nurturing environment. We are always willing to learn and find new ways to evolve & improve.

Front of KER building on a sunny day

Diverse Workforce

Our business has multiple different departments that we will recruit for at different times. Sectors include: Electrical, Refrigeration, Welding & Fabrication, PLC & Automation and Office & Administration. For jobs in Donegal, this may be the option for your next career move. 

KER welder/fabricator welding stainless steel piping

Senior Lead Refrigeration Engineer

KER Engineer Services an RSW unit in KER workshop #1

Join Our Team

KER GROUP are seeking applications for the following position:

Senior Lead Refrigeration Engineer

The successful candidates must have industrial or commercial experience post-qualification.


  • Service & maintenance of Freon & Ammonia gas systems.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Must be available to work overtime, weekends and emergency call out as required.


  • National Craft Certificate (Minimum Requirement)
  • FGAS Certificate (Essential)
  • Full clean driver’s license
  • Ammonia license/Training
  • Experience with Freon & Ammonia gas
  • Good communication skills, verbal and written. With an ability to provide excellent customer service.
  • Previous experience in marine and/or Electrical systems would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Experience in Team Leading preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Attractive Salary Package (Negotiable)


  • 8-hour shift
  • Monday-Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Glebe, Killybegs, Co. Donegal, F94 XY45: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Suitably qualified candidates should email their CV using the button below and reference the job you are applying for in the email text. Or apply via Irish jobs.

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