1. Offer Details:


  • Salary €35,000 to €55,000 (based on experience)
  • Hybrid Working Model

Dooley Cummins Architects + Engineers is a well-established multi-disciplinary collaborative team of eight people, based in South Kildare on the Laois / Carlow border. The firm has focused on housing, from multi-unit to one-offs, but maintains a selective range of projects including commercial and healthcare. We also undertake a selection of Not-for-Profit projects in support of local community initiatives as a key element of our Corporate Social Responsibility. More details at bottom of page.

It is a great mix. 

2. Job Description:

Working closely with a Director you will be responsible for all aspects of projects from inception to planning application stage with a strong focus on high quality design and buildable solutions. There will be great scope for personal contributions to our work process.

We promote a strong work/life balance with flexible working to facilitate family and travel requirements.


3. What we hope you will contribute:

We foster a culture where people feel free to speak up and initiative and enterprise is prized.

  • You will be ambitious and confident with a commercial as well as a design focused approach to work.
  • Good interpersonal skills and common-sense will be useful in the role.
  • Being a Graduate of Architecture, you will be eligible for RIAI Registration which we will support. Ideally you will have 1+ years of Irish PQ experience.
  • Excellent CAD skills with good working knowledge of BIM, Revit, AutoCAD & MS Office applications will be essential.

Please submit a brief CV to

We do not work at weekends.


Current Projects include:

  • Two multi-unit housing schemes on site
  • 3,500 m2 Irish HQ for FDI at feasibility stage
  • Two multi-unit housing schemes at planning stage
  • Urban renewal scheme incorporating apartments and a 20-bed Boutique hotel at sketch design
  • Two multi-unit schemes at pre-planning stage
  • Parish Community Centre at feasibility stage
  • Two multi-unit schemes at feasibility stage
  • Gymnastics Centre at sketch design stage
  • A range of one-off houses at various stages
  • A Cardio-physio clinic

We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.


Our office is based in Athy, which is on the cusp of enormous change. Initiatives currently underway in the town include:

  • Southern Distributor By-pass (completed)
  • Blueway (completion Q2 2024)
  • Shackleton Museum (completion Q2 2025)
  • Food, Drinks and Skills Innovation Hub (due to commence Q3 2024)
  • Emily Square +  Edmund Rice square public realm upgrades (due to commence Q2 2025)

There is access to good schools and affordable housing.

This is an excellent opportunity to bring your career to the next level in a supportive and collegiate environment.


Dooley Cummins Architects + Engineers won the Co. Kildare Chamber Award for Diversity, Equality and Inclusivity in the workplace and were runner up for the Digital Transformation in Business Award.



Dooley Cummins Architects + Engineers is the trading business name (Certificate of Registration No. 719542) of

DC Architects + Engineers Ltd. (CRO No. 696451)

with a registered address at Stanhope Street, Athy, Co. Kildare R14 HT25