Providing Mechanical and Electrical services to state-of-the-art educational facilities and landmark structures

The Tyndall National Institute
The Tyndall National Institute at UCC is Ireland’s national micro and nano -electronics research centre. Working with the PM Group, we were nominated as the mechanical services specialist to this project consisting of micro and nano electronics labs, class 100 and class 10,000 cleanrooms and associated plant areas in a 5,000m² building extension that was awarded an SEAI silver award.
Cork Co Council Offices and Library Building
The project involved the refurbishment of the existing 1960’s tower block, a six storey extension for a new concourse and council chamber along with a further 6 story 4450m2 extension for a library building. Working with Arup and BAM, we were nominated as the mechanical services specialist on this landmark building project.
Limerick Co Council Office and Chamber
The project involved building of a new six storey council offices building, a new concourse and council chamber for Limerick county council. Working with Buro Happold and Sisk. We were nominated as the mechanical services specialist on this landmark building project.
Clare Co Council Offices and Chamber
The project involved building of a new four storey, 8,600sqm council offices building for 300 staff, a new concourse and council chamber as well as meeting rooms, staff canteen, a laboratory, and 320 parking spaces for Clare county council. Working with H J Lyons Architects we were nominated as the mechanical services specialist on this landmark building project.
UCC Western Gateway Building
UCC Western Gateway building on western road cork houses the department of Bio-Chemistry, the Biological Services Unit (BSU) and Cork Cancer Research labs. Working with Mott McDonald, RKD and Walls Construction we were nominated as the mechanical services specialist for the fitout of 2 floors of this complex and service intensive building.
UCC Mardyke Arena Extension
Mardyke Arena Health & Leisure Centre. The project consisted of a 3 storey extension to the existing Mardyke Arena on the Western Road in Cork. This extension provided 3750m2 of additional sporting facilities including an indoor running track, gym, hydrotherapy suite, changing facilities and office accommodation.

John Murphy

Quality Director

John is the company Quality Director with overall responsibility for all Quality activities and resources. He is hugely experienced, having worked for many years in the Pharma and Manufacturing before joining Weltec in 2014. He holds qualifications in Chemistry, Quality Assurance, a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a Masters in Business Administration.  He has been instrumental in the company’s continuous implementation of new and improved quality standards across all engineering and construction activities. He has also been the key driver in ensuring we fully understand our customer expectations and needs and that we have developed and implemented the quality control processes to meet and exceed these expectations.

Joe McGivney

General Manager, Electrical

Joe is a IPMA certified Project Manager and as General Manager Joe takes a key role in project proposals, project development, construction operations, and communication with all key stakeholders. He applies his extensive engineering and project management experience acquired over his 40 year successful career. He has delivered complex projects across many sectors including Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, ICT Manufacturing and Healthcare.

James Hackett

EHS Director

James is EHS Director and holds a BSc in Management and a H-Dip in Health, Safety & Welfare at Work from UCC. Working closely with the operations director, general manager and contract managers, James has full responsibility all EHS activities and resources across the company. James has been instrumental in directing the company to achieving world-class EHS practices, which have been recognised by NISO with the company winning the Bronze Overall Award and twice winning the Presidents Award for Large Organisations over a 4 year period.

Shane Ryan

Operations Director

Shane holds a Bachelors Degree in Engineering from UL and as Operations Director he is centrally involved in the direction and execution of all construction operations. He focuses on assembling multi-disciplinary teams to deliver large-scale complex turnkey projects and creating sustainable ongoing partnerships. He has extensive engineering and project management experience across different sectors including Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, Industrial and Food.

Gerard O’Leary

Managing Director

Gerard is the Managing Director and one of the original founders of Weltec Engineering in Waterford over 20 years ago. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Engineering from CIT and a Masters in Business Administration from UCC. He has 30 years experience in the engineering and construction industries and has been instrumental in the development of the company into a leading engineering and process contractor.