Expert team

Knowledgeable, experienced and well-rounded expert team of service engineers are an essential component in providing a professional and reliable HVAC maintenance and upgrade service.

Thermodial engineer with a fault finding tool

On average, a cumulative 4% of payroll costs is spent on training per annum, equating to six man-months’ work, comparing favourably with international standards.

This training investment and experience provides well-rounded engineers with the confidence to provide excellent customer service, preventing any risk to customers’ operations. Communication and management skills are also provided as soft skills training.

The in-depth HVAC industry experience amongst the Thermodial team equates to in excess of 450 years.

Indeed, each service engineer is highly qualified through the multi-skilled nature of their training and experience, in a national craft discipline, as a gas installer and to F-Gas category Ⅰ competence (allowing all activities on F-Gas systems).

A general operative and apprentices also make up part of the field team. Accounts, finance, administration, marketing and sales business professionals, support both office and field operations.

All employees are encouraged to participate in the continuous improvement of services, as Thermodial fundamentally believes in the potential of individuals to contribute uniquely to our goals.

All service engineers and field staff carry company identification cards for safety and transparency purposes and are identifiable through from their record below.

To view a team member’s profile and complete training history, please click on the appropriate name below.

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Director

Willie Kearney

One of three founders of Thermodial in 1986.  With his colleagues he identified a significant gap in the market for quality reliable HVAC maintenance.

The way the company thrives over a quarter of a century later is a tribute to their foresight.

Today Willie oversees the area of sales, marketing and finance.

Using his skills in design, he can pin-point faults very quickly. He gets particular satisfaction from solving complex problems through liaising with consulting engineers and customers.

This probably explains his passion for playing bridge regularly.

His qualifications include mechanical engineering, energy management and business management.

Certified qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • Diploma in Engineering
  • FÁS safe pass
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Zurich Life trustee training

Professional bodies:

  • Member of Institute of Engineers of Ireland
Managing Director

Turlough Kinane

Turlough was appointed Managing Director in 2016 after a management buyout – 10 years after he joined Thermodial as Financial Controller.

Today Turlough’s role includes supervising all aspects of the business as well as continuing to oversee the areas of finance and ICT. Turlough has also undertaken the HR role, whilst continuing to seek new opportunities and new technologies in ICT development. It’s typical of the lateral thinking beyond his impressive qualifications which include a masters in management and application of IT in accounting and a diploma in management.

Planning projects, implementing them and seeing them evolve are a particular source of satisfaction. Not unlike his interest in Formula 1 which needs all these precise disciplines.

A healthy body can lead to a healthy mind, something that Turlough agrees with, evidenced by his participation in corporate running events and membership of his local running club.

Certified qualifications:

  • Chartered Director at the Institute of Directors
  • Chartered Management Accountant
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • Diploma in Corporate Direction at the Institute of Directors
  • Diploma in Management from IBEC/DIT
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • MSc in Management and Application of Information Technology in Accounting at DCU
  • Zurich Life Trustee Training attendance certificate

Professional bodies:

  • Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Member of the institute of Directors (Ireland)
Operations Director

Alan Keegan

Alan joined Thermodial as an Apprentice in 1996 and has now graduated through to the role of Operations Director. In his role he ensures the delivery of services in the most efficient and effective manner possible.

You can see from his qualifications, which include electrical, refrigeration, air conditioning and management/business studies that Alan has very impressive credentials which more than qualify him for his role. He constantly looks for ways to improve our service through the efficient use of all resources.

Away from his Thermodial duties, Alan likes to participate in various running meetings throughout the year to stay fit and healthy. This also keeps him active and alert, something that aids him in his day-to-day tasks in the Operations Department.

Certified qualifications:

  • Certified Data Centre Design Professional (CDCDP®)
  • City & Guilds Certificate in Gas Installation 1 – Safety
  • City & Guilds Certificate in Gas Installation (GID) – Registered Gas Installer with RGII
  • City & Guilds Certificate in Handling Refrigerants (2078)
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Award in F Gas and ODS Regulations: Category 1 (2079)
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Small Commercial  Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems
  • Combustion Analysis Training, Precision Heating
  • Continuing Professional Development Programme in General Refrigeration, at DIT
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • Detection Training Certificate in Combustible & Toxic Gas Detection
  • Diploma in Management Studies at the Institute of Commercial Management
  • Drives for Refrigeration Danfoss VLT training course
  • Engineers Ireland CPD conference in safe ammonia refrigeration
  • Fault Diagnosis for Refrigeration Vapour Compression Systems, at DIT
  • Front Line Management Programme at the Irish Management Institute
  • Harness Awareness Training Certificate
  • Institute of Domestic Heating and Environmental Engineers, Professional Education Programme
  • Institute of Leadership & Management Train the Trainer Award
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Mitsubishi Air Conditioning Systems, City Multi – Advanced certificate
  • National Craft Certificate Electrician with merit
  • RECI Certificate in Verification & Certification
  • RGII Certificate of registration
  • Riello RS130 Gas Burner and Remeha P120 Boiler Training
  • Safety Induction Training certificate
  • Solas Safe Pass
  • Stress Management and Life Balance Training
  • Thermodial Air Conditioning Maintenance Specifications Training, Levels 1/2/3/4
  • Theoretical and Practical instruction in the correct and safe use of Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • Toshiba Technical Training
 Professional bodies:
  • Elected nominee member of the Water Management Society
Projects Director

Mark Carrick

Having originally come straight from school in 1998, Mark has moved up the ranks learning all aspects of his chosen career.

In 2015 Mark was promoted to the position of Projects Director. In his role, Mark oversees key accounts and supervises all HVAC Upgrades.

Mark mentors our in-house PSCS engineers and provides them with technical expertise. This is done through pro-active communication, ensuring safety and best practices are delivered.

His qualifications include electrical, refrigeration, heating and project management and his attitude to the business is reflected by his customer-centric approach.

Certified qualifications:

  • Abrasive wheel operation, certificate course
  • Brazer approval test certificate standard BS EN 13133:200 & 13134:2000
  • Certified in the correct and safe use of portable fire extinguishers
  • City & Guilds certificate in gas installation (G1)
  • City & Guilds certificate in handling refrigerants (2078)
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1 (2079)
  • Cleaning and disinfection legionella assessment paper
  • Combustion analysis training, precision heating
  • Core safety management renewal programme at the CIF
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • Detection training certificate in combustible & toxic gas detection
  • FÁS safe pass
  • Fault diagnosis for refrigeration vapour compression systems at DIT
  • FETAC level 5 specific purpose certificate mobile tower operation, with credit
  • FETAC level 6 specific purpose certificate construction stage health and safety co-ordination with merit
  • Harness awareness training certificate
  • Institute of leadership & management negotiation and conflict management programme
  • Institute of leadership & management train the trainer award
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Mitsubishi city multi advanced technical training
  • National craft certificate electrician with merit
  • OSHA lockout/tagout (LOTO) certificate of completion
  • Project supervisor for construction stage (PSCS) course certificate
  • Project supervisor design process (PSDP) course certificate
  • RECI certificate in verification & certification
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Stress management and life balance training
  • Safety and induction training certificate
  • Thermodial air conditioning maintenance specifications training, levels 1/2/3/4
  • Welder approval certificate to EN287
 Professional bodies:
  • Elected nominee member of the water management society
Business Development Manager

Michael Lynch

One of the most experienced at Thermodial he joined from Masterair in 2005 with 21 years of experience there behind him.

His whole career has been spent working in the HVAC industry so the whole team at Thermodial can benefit from this.

Michael’s role is primarily in sales and this of course includes meeting with customers. However with his vast experience he is able to help solve technical problems too. This he enjoys.

His qualifications include Building Services Engineering and Property and Facilities Management for further qualifications.

Even at home he can’t resist being ‘hands on’ with a keen interest in DIY, gardening and general tasks.

Certified qualifications:

  • CPD certificate of attendance in hydraulic design and energy saving in commercial heating and hot water
  • CPD certificate in strategic facilities management (level 9) at DIT
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • Degree in building services engineering at DIT
  • Diploma in business management with distinction at National College of Ireland
  • Diploma in property and facilities management at Irish Property & Facility Management Association (IPFMA)
  • FÁS safe pass
  • Manual handling training certificate

Professional bodies:

  • Elected nominee member of the Water Management Society
  • Member of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (MCIBSE)
  • Member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors, Ireland
Service Co-ordinator

Liam Dunne

Liam has gained a lot of experience since he represented Ireland at under-21 football level (including at Galatasary’s infamous stadium ‘Hell’).

Liam is Thermodial’s Service Co-ordinator. His role involves a great deal of communication – with engineers, customers, subcontractors and suppliers.

Liam joined Thermodial with a list of qualifications including plumbing, refrigeration, brazer approval and heating. He commenced his non-football career in 2006 after finishing his apprenticeship.

Whilst missing the cheering and applause from the side lines he enjoys the satisfaction of still playing with a winning team.

Certified qualifications:

  • Brazer approval test certificate standard BS EN 13133:200 & 13134:2000
  • City & Guilds certificate in handling refrigerants (2078)
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • City & Guilds certificate in gas installation (G1)
  • City & Guilds certificate in gas installation (GID) – registered gas installer with RGII
  • Detection training certificate in combustible & toxic gas detection
  • Electronics and controls for refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • FETAC level 5 specific purpose certificate in mobile access tower operations
  • FETAC level 6 component certificate – refrigeration principles and systems with merit
  • FETAC level 6 certificate in gas installation – safety (FÁS)
  • Harness awareness training certificate
  • Introduction to air conditioning, refrigeration skillnet
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate plumber
  • Oxy-acetylene programme at DIT
  • Riello RS130 gas burner and remeha P120 boiler training
  • Solas safe pass
  • Stress management and life balance training
  • Thermodial air conditioning maintenance specifications training, levels 1,2
Contracts Manager

Ger Carter

In the HVAC industry since leaving school in 1994, Ger brings a wealth of experience and talent to the Thermodial team.  One of several senior engineers, Ger has exceptional experience in control panel wiring.

He particularly enjoys new challenges, and in this ever changing business he gets plenty of them.

As his qualifications show there is a rich variety to his talents.

These include electrical, refrigeration and heating.

As with many of the Thermodial staff, Ger shows a healthy interest in sport and especially football and Gaelic.

Certified qualifications:

  • Brazing course with FÁS
  • Certificate of training in selection, mounting and safe use of abrasive wheels
  • City & Guilds certificate in handling refrigerants (2078)
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • Core safety management renewal certificate in MSIC, PSDP and PSCS
  • ERS certificate of competence in gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • FÁS safe pass
  • Harness awareness training certificate
  • Height for hire (safety training) in safety harness awareness, self propelled boom, scissor lift certificate
  • HEVAC state water heater training
  • Introduction to refrigeration at DIT
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Mobile elevating work platforms, certificate course
  • National craft certificate electrician
  • Project supervisor for construction stage (PSCS) course certificate
  • RECI certificate in verification & certification
  • Rendamax boiler training
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Riello RS130 gas burner and remeha P120 boiler training
  • Working at height and PPE appreciation certificate
Contracts Manager

Robbie Sheppard

Another member of our team of service engineers, Robbie comes fully trained and qualified just like all of his colleagues.

With Thermodial since 2006 bringing a wealth of experience with him, Robbie insists on giving the customer the full breadth of his experiences.

His involvement in HVAC systems covers everything from construction to commissioning to ‘Trouble-shooting’. Read through his qualifications, which include electrical, refrigeration and heating and you will see that Thermodial customers are in good hands.

Yet another team player active on the football pitch, Robbie also performs for Kilnamanagh FC in the Leinster Senior League.

Certified qualifications:

  • Brazing course with FÁS
  • Certificate in plant operation of self propelled boom scissor lift
  • Certificate of training in selection, mounting and safe use of abrasive wheels
  • Certificate of attendance at a fire extinguisher training course
  • City & Guilds certificate in handling refrigerants (2078)
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • Core safety management renewal certificate in MSIC, PSDP and PSCS
  • ERS certificate of competence in gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • FÁS safe pass
  • Harness awareness training certificate
  • Height for hire (safety training) self propelled boom scissor lift
  • HEVAC state water heater training
  • Introduction to refrigeration at DIT
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Mobile elevating work platforms, certificate course
  • National craft certificate electrician
  • Project supervisor for construction stage (PSCS) course certificate
  • RECI certificate in verification & certification
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Rendamax boilers training
  • Riello RS130 gas burner and remeha P120 boiler training
  • Thermodial air conditioning maintenance specifications training, levels 1/2/3
  • Working at height and PPE appreciation certificate
HVAC Service Engineer

Martin Francis

Martin served his apprenticeship with Thermodial before joining G.S. Hall and Prism Lighting.

He then returned to Thermodial in the summer of 2013 taking up the position of Service Engineer.

Martin enjoys working as part of a team and enjoys the good friendly atmosphere in working for Thermodial.

Outside of his job as a Service Engineer, Martin dedicates himself to kick boxing and running.

  • Certificate of attendance at a fire extinguisher training course
  • City & Guilds certificate in handling refrigerants (2078)
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • Cylon certificate of completion in engineering the unitron UC32 system
  • ERS certificate of competence as a domestic gas installer (DGA)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • FETAC level 6 supplemental certificate in safety in gas installation
  • HEVAC state water heater training
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate electrician with merit
  • National qualification in exercise, health studies and personal training
  • Riello RS130 gas burner and remeha P120 boiler training
  • Scissors and boom lift truck training course
  • Time management training certification
Technical Support Manager

Anthony Ennis

Anthony served his apprenticeship over a four year period at Thermodial.

Outside of work Anthony likes to stay fit by going to the gym or playing football. He played for Palmerstown Athletic, alongside fellow Thermodial engineer Colin Fitzpatrick.

In late 2011 Anthony re-joined Thermodial, graduating to the role of service engineer.

Anthony likes working on heating systems and enjoys the diverse nature of the jobs he works on daily at Thermodial.

Certified qualifications:

  • Basic fire training course covering the use of fire extinguishers and evacuation procedures
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/S)
  • FETAC level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas installation with merit
  • HEVAC state water heater training
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate electrician with merit
  • RECI certificate in verification & certification
  • Solas safe pass
  • Supervisory skills programme certificate of participation
  • Working at height and PPE appreciation certificate
Contracts Manager

John Donlon

With experience in Australia as well as Ireland, John comes well qualified to operate as part of the Thermodial team.

Those two far apart countries bring their different types of challenges but both throw up the kind that John enjoys.

Having specialised in conferences and events as an electrical Engineer, he knows what pressure means.

Look at his qualifications which include electrical, refrigeration and infrared phermography and you will see that his talents go well beyond electrics.

John enjoys a game of golf when weather, and time, allow.

Certified qualifications:

  • Basic fire training course covering the use of fire extinguishers and evacuation procedures
  • CableNet training certificate in data centre design
  • Certificate in working at height and PPE appreciation
  • Certificate of online training in fire extinguishers
  • City & Guilds certificate in handling refrigerants (2078)
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • Emergency lighting course
  • ERS certificate of competence in gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • Fundamentals of copper brazing for RAC applications
  • Harness Awareness training certificate
  • Height for Hire (safety training) self propelled boom scissor lift certificate
  • Introduction to air conditioning at DIT
  • Introduction to refrigeration at DIT
  • Level 1 infrared phermography (thermal imaging)
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate electrician with merit
  • Project supervisor for construction stage (PSCS) course certificate
  • QQI level 6 specific purpose certificate in construction stage health and safety co-ordination
  • RECI certificate in verification & certification
  • RECI periodic inspection course
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Safe pass
  • Stress management and life balance training
  • Temple authorised installer of cat.5e / 6 structured cabling
  • Temple authorised installer of fibre optic cabling
  • Working at height and PPE appreciation certificate
Technical Support Manager

Colin Fitzpatrick

Colin undertook his apprenticeship at IT Tallaght and Dundalk IT while working with Thermodial.

Colin comes from a big family and enjoys a game of golf once a week.

Colin’s love for the job stems from Thermodial taking pride in what they do and the fact that each job is carried out to a high standard, as well as each job being as important as the last.

Colin is Thermodial’s safety representative. His role includes auditing facilities, ensuring they are safe places to work for engineers and if not he ensures preventative measures are put in place.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds Certificate in Gas Installation (G1)
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Award in F Gas and ODS Regulation: Category 1 (2079)
  • ERS Certificate of Competence as a Gas Fitting Operative in Safe Gas Work (GI/D)
  • HSS Abrasive Wheel Training certificate
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National Craft Certificate Electrician
  • Riello RS130 Gas Burner and Remeha P120 Boiler Training
  • Supervisory skills programme certificate of participation
HVAC Service Engineer

Adam Duffy

Adam began his apprenticeship with Thermodial in 2008 after serving 12 months as a member of the Aer Lingus cabin crew.

He qualified as an electrician in 2011.

Having gained valuable experience working with the likes of Excel Electrical, James Collins Engineering and Designer Electrical, Adam re-joined Thermodial late in 2012.

In working for Thermodial, Adam enjoys the range of training offered by the company, in addition to achieving the high standards of maintenance work expected.

Like most of the Thermodial team, Adam enjoys a range of outdoor activities, from playing 5-a-side football to sipping a coffee.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • FÁS autocad
  • FETAC level 6 advanced craft certificate electrical
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate electrician
  • RECI certificate in verification & certification
  • Solas safe pass
Compliance Manager

Wojciech Ciurysek

Wojciech Thermodial 2008 having experienced working ‘on the other side’ with Tesco and in his home land in Poland.

Wojciech’s responsibilities include operations scheduling, site health and safety audits, management of maintenance records and drawing up risk assessments.

His qualifications include Industrial Management and Environmental Health and Safety.

These days he considers working on health and safety as the most important aspect of his job function.

Writing method statements and developing standards ensure that engineers are working safely on each site.

Enjoys football and skiing too.

Certified qualifications

  • Certificate of attendance at a fire extinguisher training course
  • Certified auditor in ISO 14001 and 18001
  • Degree in Industrial Organisation and Management (Environmental Health and Safety)
  • FETAC level 5 component certificate – occupational first aid with distinction
  • FETAC level 6 specific purpose certificate in manual handling instruction with merit
  • FÁS safe pass
  • Internal QMS auditor (ISO 9001)
  • Management and business report writing
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • SiClops call management system training
  • Stress management and life balance training
HVAC Service Engineer

Brian Kavanagh

Brian is yet another who has come up through the ranks, from apprentice to a qualified HVAC Service Engineer.

Brian joined Thermodial 2006 and resumed his career here in 2014, pointing at both mechanical and electrical work experience in the interim.

Like so many engineers, Brian enjoys problem solving in his day-to-day work and confidently explains that job satisfaction is also achieved from helping customers.

Brian also likes to bring his problem solving capabilities to the football field, in trying to engineer a winning team at Kilnamanagh FC – where he is a manager. He is a certified coach too, to Youth Certificate standard, which is no mean feat.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • Counter Balance licence with European Lift Truck Services
  • Emergency First Aid course at the Irish Red Cross
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/S)
  • Lift truck operator certificate of training in scissor lift and articulated boom
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate electrician
  • Solas safe pass
Contracts Manager

Keith Evans

Like so many of the Thermodial’s team, Keith has an interest in sport, but he also let’s off steam at night performing with his band.

He joined Thermodial in 2001 and his role is to identify how customers can best benefit from the range of services available.

As his qualifications show, he is well equipped to provide a broad range of views on a variety of problems.

His certificates, including electrical, refrigeration, heating and controls are proof of a man who takes his job seriously.

We know he puts the same effort into his bass playing and singing.

Certified qualifications:

  • Certified in the correct and safe use of portable fire extinguishers
  • City & Guilds certificate in handling refrigerants (2078)
  • City & Guilds gas installation 1 – safety with credit
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • Combustion analysis training, precision heating
  • Detection training certificate in combustible & toxic gas detection
  • Emotional intelligence course
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • Fault diagnosis for refrigeration vapour compression systems at DIT
  • FETAC level 1 certificate in gas installation – with credit
  • FETAC level 6 specific purpose certificate in construction stage health and safety co-ordination
  • Fundamentals of copper brazing for RAC applications
  • Harness awareness training certificate
  • HEVAC state water heater training
  • Institute of leadership & management negotiation and conflict management programme
  • Institute of leadership & management train the trainer award
  • Level 3 certificate in facilities management
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Mitsubishi inverter split units training
  • National craft certificate electrician with merit
  • Project supervisor for construction stage (PSCS) course certificate
  • RECI certificate in verification & certification
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Rendamax  burner service & diagnostics
  • Riello RS130 gas burner and remeha P120 boiler training
  • Solas safe pass
  • Stress management and life balance training
  • Thermodial air conditioning maintenance specifications training, levels 1/2/3/4
  • Working at height and PPE appreciation certificate
Technical Support Manager

Declan Crowe

Declan joined Thermodial in 2014 with a vast array of experience as an air conditioning engineer.

Declan’s disciplines include refrigeration and plumbing, however he has added safe gas competency to his skill set since joining Thermodial.

Thermodial customers are in good hands with Declan, as he expresses, the satisfaction upon completing a successful job and ensuring customer happiness are what he enjoys most about his work.

Away from his work on air conditioning systems, Declan leads an active life, through his interest in golf, gaelic games and gym work.

Certified qualifications:

  • CIT certificate in selection, mounting and safe storage of abrasive wheels on hand held tools
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • Conex Banninger installation of fittings for air conditioning and refrigeration
  • Engineers Ireland CPD conference in safe ammonia refrigeration
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/S)
  • FÁS confined spaces operations registration
  • FÁS construction skills certification scheme registered skill – mobile aluminium access tower
  • FETAC level 5 specific purpose certificate in mobile access tower operations
  • FETAC level 6 component certificate in solar domestic hot water systems with distinction
  • Height for hire (safety training): safety harness awareness, self propelled boom and scissor lift certificate
  • HEVAC state water heater training
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate refrigeration craftsperson with merit
  • Solas safe pass
General Operative

Krystian Ledniowski

Krystian holds the title of Thermodial’s first General Operative.

Having only joined in 2012, he is one of the Polish contingency.

With an interesting range of experience in manufacturing, plumbing, carpentry and warehousing, he brings his East European enthusiasm and work ethic to his new job.

He would be described as a hands-on worker, willing to learn from the vast experience that surrounds him.

A lead hand in our legionalla control and water management services.

His variety of work is also reflected in his interests in music, film, walking, swimming and, inevitably at Thermodial, football.

Certified qualifications:

  • Certificate of attendance at a fire extinguisher training course
  • Certificate of training in selection, mounting and safe use of abrasive wheels
  • FÁS construction skills certification scheme registered skill – experienced operator
  • FÁS Safe Pass
  • FETAC level 4 PSA security guard license
  • Harness awareness training certificate
  • Legionella control – legionellosis and legal compliance in Ireland
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • QQI Award level 5 specific purpose certificate in mobile access tower operations
Marketing Manager

Andy Donlan

The function of a marketing person is to find out about all aspects of the company and then tie it all together for internal and external consumption.

To him it makes every day interesting as he is doing something different all the time. This helps to bring cohesion to the company offering.

His qualifications include Business, Innovation, Digital Marketing and Marketing.

Andy is a relative new comer to Thermodial, but he has already got caught up in the whole enthusiasm which permeates throughout the company.

He can feel the positive effect that this has on everybody.

His journalistic interests extend to the famous Bohemian FC and Irish football in general.

Certified qualifications:

  • Bachelor of business (honours). Awarded with second class honours from ITB
  • Certificate in English grammar from the Irish Academy
  • Certificate in innovation and new business development. Awarded with credit from DCU
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • Fire extinguishers certificate of online training
  • Graduateship in marketing from The Marketing Institute, Ireland
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Professional diploma in digital marketing with merit from the Digital Marketing Institute

Professional bodies:

  • Member of The Marketing Institute, Ireland (MMII)
Customer Account Manager

Eimer McMahon

Eimer began life at Thermodial in 2014, joining the accounts team and taking up an accounts payable role. Eimer had previously held a sales and accounts position at Manepa.

Eimer ensures high levels of customer service are maintained through close communications, in the issue of quotations and the arrangement of works.

Away from the Thermodial office Eimer is keen on her fitness and health activities as well as socialising with friends.

Certified qualifications:

  • Bachelor of arts (honours) in accounting and human resource management
  • Certified payroll technician from Irish payroll association (IPASS)
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)

Professional bodies:

  • Member of Accounting Technicians, Ireland
Technical Support Manager

James O’Driscoll

James joined Thermodial in 2013 from an electrical background with Newpack and then Sher Electric.

A you can see from his qualifications below, James has added safe gas work to his skills portfolio since joining Thermodial.

James is enjoying the diversity of working as a multi-disciplined Service Engineer, as air conditioning maintenance work throws up different technical challenges to typical electrical work.

James is another of Thermodial’s keen footballers, lining out for Arlington FC in the Combined Counties Football League. James also has an interest in exploring the outdoors through hiking and fishing.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/S)
  • FÁS safe pass
  • FETAC level 6 advanced certificate craft – electrical with merit
  • Lift truck operator certificate of training in scissor lift and articulated boom
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate electrician with merit
  • QQI level 6 component certificate in non-domestic gas and pipework safety
  • Supervisory skills programme certificate of participation
HVAC Service Engineer

Keith Kennedy

Keith comes to Thermodial with vast industry experience, having spent 14 years at Anglo Irish Refrigeration.

Keith’s specialist area of engineering is air conditioning and refrigeration – working on chillers, air handling units and DX plant. During Keith’s apprenticeship he was awarded Apprentice of the Year by FÁS – displaying his ability, skill, and application – at the Dublin area finals.

Being a Service Engineer, Keith enjoys the variation in work, visiting different sites and assessing diverse HVAC systems.

Outside of work Keith has a strong passion for gym and fitness work, he also takes a keen interest in personal training.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1 (2079)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/S)
  • FETAC level 5 specific purpose certificate in mobile access tower operations
  • HEVAC state water heater training
  • Lift truck operator certificate of training in mobile scaffolding
  • Lift truck operator certificate of training in scissor lift and articulated boom
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate refrigeration and air conditioning with merit
  • National skills competition refrigeration class certificate of participation
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height awareness training
  • Working at height and PPE appreciation certificate
Contracts Manager

Robbie Brady

Robbie spent 9 years working for Kelvin Engineering on air conditioning installation, 6 of those were spent within Masterair.

In 2012 Robbie joined Thermodial from a vastly experienced plumbing background, working on high profile sites such as INTEL and Microsoft. His well-rounded qualifications have seen him be appointed Technical Support Manager.

The varied aspect of his job is what Robbie enjoys the most at Thermodial. That and opportunity to learn, train and up-skill.

The opportunity to learn, train and up-skill are what impresses Robbie about Thermodial. He pointed out that that investment in people makes the engineer feel like an asset to the company.

Robbie is a team player in every sense of the word, helping out at Longwood GAA club, where his family are involved.

Certified qualifications:

  • Certificate in working at height and PPE appreciation
  • Certificate of training in selection, mounting and safe use of abrasive wheels
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • ERS certificate of competence as domestic gas installer for RGII
  • FETAC level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas installation with credit
  • HEVAC state water heater training
  • Legionella awareness
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Mitsubishi Electric city multi introduction and review workshop
  • National craft certificate plumber with merit
  • People management training certification
  • Riello RS130 gas burner and Remeha P120 boiler training
  • Safe pass training
Operations Administrator

Niamh Pedreschi

Niamh joined Thermodial in January 2016, bringing with her a wealth of administration, customer service and electrical experience. Having returned to education in recent years, Niamh a completed Bachelor of Engineering, Energy and Environment – an ideal fit with her current role.

Her experience, a number of years ago at Group 4 Securitas, Ireland also has her well prepared for her current role: taking customer calls; allocating Service Engineers and providing follow-up through purchase orders, subcontractor allocation and reporting.

With a large diverse range of customers, Niamh highlights – as many others have – the fact that no two days are the same, is one of the most enjoyable and challenging aspects of her job as Operations Administrator.

Away from the office, Niamh has involved herself in community projects, such as organising fundraising events for Bushido Martial Arts club in Leixlip – where her son is a member – whilst she is also a member of an art group, and blogs in the area of art, craft and interior design.

Certified qualifications:

  • Bachelor of engineering, energy and environment at ITT
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • Diploma in digital media production – copywriting at the Digital Skills Academy, DIT
  • Enterprise platform programme, Enterprise Ireland/ITC
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Sage micropay
  • Sage quickpay
HVAC Service Engineer

Stephen McDonnell

Stephen is another of the Thermodial team with experience in Australia.

Having served his electrical apprenticeship with Thermodial, Stephen gained experience in Australia working on a range of electrical installations.

Stephen is now using those skills in HVAC maintenance fault finding and repairs. Fixing issues arising from faults are what he enjoys most.

Away from work, Stephen enjoyed the challenge of playing Australian rules football. He now plays football for Innisfails GAA, where he utilises some of those skills learnt from Aussie rules.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds certified electrical verification and certification
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate electrical
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Solas safe pass
  • Use of fire extinguishers and evacuation procedures training from Apex Fire
HVAC Service Engineer

William McDonnell

William joined Thermodial in February 2015. Amongst his responsibilities are electrical installations and maintenance.

William likes the learning experience of being an apprentice and the new experiences of the different everyday challenges.

Away from his Thermodial work, William is a keen sports fan, citing gaelic games and golf as two of his favourites.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • HEVAC state water heater training
  • Infection and control hand hygiene study session
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height and PPE appreciation certificate
HVAC Service Engineer

Karl English

Karl has worked as a plumber since the year 2000, when he joined PJ Duffy and Sons to begin his apprenticeship. He went on to set-up his own heating and plumbing business before joining Thermodial in 2015.

Karl is a specialist fitter-plumber, spending the majority of his time working on HVAC upgrades and repairs. His active lifestyle is reflected in his work-life where he prefers a more physical hands-on approach in the wielding and piping side of mechanical work.

Karl has been hurling for over 20 years. He competes for Craobh Chiaráin in Dublin where he has also represented the Dublin hurlers at minor and under-21 level.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
  • Certificate of training in selection, mounting and safe use of abrasive wheels
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/S)
  • HEVAC state water heater training
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate plumbing with merit
  • Project supervisor for construction stage (PSCS) course certificate
  • QQI level 6 specific purpose certificate in construction stage health and safety co-ordination
  • Solas safe pass
  • Time management training certification
HVAC Service Engineer

Andrew Reynolds

Andrew began working with Thermodial in 2016 after spending the previous 10 years with: Boyne, James Collins and Cobec Engineering electrical contractors.

As demonstrated by his qualifications below, Andrew is adept in maintaining electrical systems, boilers and air handling units.

The non-static nature and variety of work, as well as operating across a range of sites are what Andrew enjoys most about his work.

When away from work, Andrew is a dedicated family man with young children keeping him busy.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
  • FETAC level 5 specific purpose certificate in mobile access tower operations
  • FETAC level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas safety with distinction
  • Manual handling training course
  • Lift truck operator certificate of training in mobile scaffolding
  • National craft certificate electrician with merit
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height training certificate
Assistant Accountant

Ashley Rooney

Ashley came to Thermodial in 2016 and works in our accounts payable section, having dealt with customers in accounts receivable in her previous employment.

Her typical work as an Assistant Accountant varies, from invoicing to payroll to tax and all things in between.

As you can see from her qualifications below, Ashley is well equipped for her role, with third level and industry qualifications.

In her day-to-day work, Ashley deals with a considerable number of suppliers, meaning she is engaged with a range of different people – providing variety.

Outside of Thermodial, Ashley is involved in gym and fitness activities, which keep her sharp for the busy office environment.

Certified qualifications:

  • Accredited Product Adviser (APA) in loans and regulation
  • Bachelor of Business in Management from ITT
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA)
HVAC Service Engineer

Eddie O’Shea

Eddie joined Thermodial in the summer of 2016, bringing with him 17 years of plumbing experience.

Eddie’s work mainly involves service, repair and commissioning of heating systems.

Customer satisfaction gained through the successful operation of plant and fault finding are what Eddie cites as the most enjoyable aspect of his job.

Eddie is another one of the Thermodial golfers and tries to get out onto the course weekly.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
  • Diploma in advanced plumbing
  • Domestic oil fired boilers service and installation at OFTEC
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate plumber with merit
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Apprentice

Shaun Murray

Shaun joined Thermodial as an electrical apprentice towards the end of 2016.

He brings with him some practical site experience – from his time working as an operative for Coldridge Scaffolding.

His main duties include assisting service engineers with: maintenance, upgrade and plumbing works.

Whilst enjoying the new challenges that each day brings, Shaun also enjoys the challenges in lining-out at centre half for Finglas United, on the football pitch.

Certified qualifications:

  • Manual handling training
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Service Engineer

Brian Keavey

Brian came to Thermodial with vast industry experience, having worked in refrigeration for over twenty years. His work involves, pressure testing and fault finding in working on chillers and air conditioning systems.

Brian’s experience means he is comfortable on refrigeration, plumbing and gas systems, exhibiting the range of skills needed to provide a well-rounded engineering service.

Brian embodies the Thermodial spirit in his fondness for a clean plant room and the satisfaction derived from learning, as well as different day-to-day challenges.

Challenges Brian has faced elsewhere include, gym and CrossFit competitions, although now he prefers to place family first.

Certified qualifications:

  • Certificate of competence, register of gas installers Ireland
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
  • FETAC level 5 specific purpose certificate in mobile access tower operations
  • Height for hire plant operator – self propelled boom and scissor lift
  • Lift truck operator certificate of training in scissor lift and articulated boom
  • Manual handling training course
  • Mobile scaffolding training course
  • National craft certificate refrigeration and air conditioning
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Service Engineer

Derek Healy

Derek re-joined in 2017, having served his apprenticeship at Thermodial in the early noughties.

He brings a wide variety of electrical experience to his role, having worked as a Facilities Manager in the property and hotel sectors.

Derek insists, problem solving and the enjoyment from helping customers, give him great workplace satisfaction. His qualifications from emergency lighting to gas installation ensure he is fully equipped in the field.

His talents also lie on the football pitch, in the ring and at the gym, where exercise keeps him sharp and focused for all eventualities.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1
  • City & Guilds level 3 certificate in risk awareness for water and cooling systems
  • FETAC level 6 specific purpose certificate in emergency lighting systems commissioning with merit
  • HETAC certificate in first line management programme
  • Institution of occupational safety and health managing safely course
  • National craft certificate electrician
HVAC Apprentice

Lee McDermott

Lee joined Thermodial towards the end of 2016, beginning his time as an electrical apprentice.

He developed a deep understanding of maintenance requirements, initially through his father, who works as an electrician.

In his role, Lee assists Thermodial service engineers in electrical tasks. He also gains experience working on plumbing and refrigeration systems.

Lee’s experience in sports and leisure management has given him the insight into dealing with customers and delivering a tailored service.

Lee is also another of the Innisfails GAA footballers, which provides a fitness outlet for him away from Thermodial.

Certified qualifications:

  • Manual handling training
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Service Engineer

Kevin Brady

Kevin joined Thermodial in 2016, adding his plumbing skills to our diverse team.

His training is as diverse – welding, solar water systems and confined spaces – to name but a few.

In the main his daily job involves plumbing work on air handling units.

Kevin enjoys welding and satisfaction of completing a neat job, as well as the variety of different people, different sites – on different days.

Kevin is another of our keen sports enthusiasts, lining out at flanker for BJF Ravens, while he also has an interest in show jumping.

Certified qualifications:

  • Arc and oxy-acetylene welding
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1
  • Confined space low and medium risks – safety training record
  • Ecodan heat pump installation and commissioning certificate of achievement
  • FETAC level 6 award in domestic solar water system installation
  • Height for hire plant operator – safety harness awareness, self propelled boom and scissor lift
  • Manual handling training
  • National craft certificate plumbing with merit
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Service Engineer

Stephen Kavanagh

Stephen served his electrical apprenticeship with Thermodial and progressed to become a HVAC service engineer.

He is well skilled in providing maintenance to both mechanical and electrical systems, as well as other customer supports, through callouts.

Stephen enjoys working the Thermodial way: to high standards; caring for customers through problem solving and ensuring plant rooms are left in a pristine condition.

Having the building services plant operating in harmony is a key part of Stephen’s work. Similarly, he tries to achieve a harmonious sound away from work, through musical interests, in the guitar and keyboards.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
  • Manual handling training course
  • National craft certificate electrician
  • RGII certificate of registration
HVAC Apprentice

Sean Fitzpatrick

Sean joined Thermodial in their 30th anniversary year and makes history by being our first refrigeration apprentice.

Sean has a stone working background. Now he assists Thermodial’s growing team, on chillers, air conditioning and other refrigeration plant.

Sean’s motivations are to equip himself with a life qualification, thus achieving a craft trade and upskilling provide him with a focus.

Sean looks after himself outside of work through participation in Muay Thai, as well as jogging and gym work.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
  • Level 6 award in architectural technology and design from Pearse College
  • Manual handling training course
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Service Engineer

Martin Dunne

Martin began working for Thermodial in 2017. He previously worked with his father in the family business for nearly ten years and before that he spent time in industrial plumbing.

Martin also spent a number of years in Australia, working on plumbing and electrical installations.

Martin’s typical week entails everything from maintenance to repairs – on varied essential heating and hot water systems.

He enjoys the challenge of different upgrade and repair work, putting his experience and knowledge to practical use.

Having enjoyed playing midfield in gaelic football in Ireland and Australia, that has now taken a back seat to work in the gym, which is no less intensive.

Certified qualifications:

  • Brazing approval test certificate
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
  • FETAC level 6 supplemental certificate domestic gas safety with distinction
  • Lift truck operator certificate of training in scissor lift and articulated boom
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate plumbing with merit
  • QQI level 6 component certificate in non-domestic gas and pipework safety
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Service Engineer

Robert Taaffe

Robert joined Thermodial in 2017. Prior to that he spent time working as the maintenance manager at Lagan Brick; working abroad and serving his electrical apprenticeship in BMC manufacturing.

Robert’s involvement with HVAC systems covers everything from maintenance to callouts. His strong electrical background shows, robotics electrical maintenance too.

Fault-finding, and repairs are what he finds both rewarding and stimulating.

When not playing a role in the Thermodial team, Robert plays, guitar, pool and football on his time off.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
  • Level 3 certificate in the requirements for electrical installations
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate electrician with merit
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Robotics programming and electrical maintenance course with Fanuc
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Service Engineer

Peter Farrell

Peter was another of the 2017 Thermodial recruits, having spent time as a maintenance technician in the healthcare environment. Before that, Peter started out with PJ Duffy and Sons.

Servicing air handling units, working with medical gases and performing repairs to hot water systems are just a taste of the skills and experience Peter brings from his varied background.

Peter loves the challenge each day brings, different sites, different customers and finding different solutions.

Peter has been involved in football in Dublin for many years, but now he dedicates himself to his children and their sporting involvements.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • Level 6 supplemental certificate domestic gas safety
  • Manual handling training course
  • National craft certificate plumber with merit
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Apprentice

Rory Dalton

Rory joined Thermodial in 2017 as an electrical apprentice, continuing on from where he left off with DC Comms.

His main tasks involve assisting service engineers on plantroom maintenance tasks, while he also gains practical experience on electrical systems through assisting with installations.

Rory has all-round experience in HVAC systems; however it is the neat, intricate work on electrical systems that appeal to him most.

Amongst Rory’s passions is football. He has experience coaching in Ohio, knowledge that has stood to him in Clondalkin Celtic’s midfield each weekend.

Certified qualifications:

  • Manual handling training course
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Service Engineer

Jason Pierce

With a strong plumbing background, joining Thermodial was an ideal progression for Jason.

You can see from his training, he has added gas and F-Gas to his skillset, becoming a HVAC service engineer.

Jason is constantly on the move and kept busy with work, on, water services, pump sets and essential heating systems.

He enjoys being on the move and takes pride in his work to achieve a first-time fix.

He is constantly on the move away from work too – if he’s not swimming, he’s in the gym training.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • FETAC level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas installation with merit
  • National craft certificate plumbing
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height awareness training

 

Facilities Co-ordinator

Audeen McMahon

Audeen joined Thermodial in 2018 and took up the new position of facilities co-ordinator.

She joins with experience in administration and scheduling, an ideal fit for her current role.

Audeen’s duties include vetting and organising subcontractors, compiling reports and call handling for customers who require additional facility specialists.

Audeen holds a business degree, majoring in human resource management, as well as a payroll qualification.

Co-ordinating activities to a successful conclusion and the mix of roles are the most satisfying parts of her job.

Almost as satisfying as travelling and seeing new parts of the world, which she likes to do, when time allows.

Certified qualifications:

  • Bachelor of business (honours) majoring in HR from UL
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • Payroll – manual and computerised with distinction

 

Scheduling Manager

Aleksandra Marchewka

Aleksandra joined as Thermodial’s first dedicated scheduling manager in 2018, having worked in the industry for over 10 years.

Her role involves planning, engineers, subcontractors and dealing with all aspects of maintenance calls through our CMMS.

She holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, whilst her other qualifications include AutoCAD and safety management. This knowledge assists in planning and coordinating mechanical activities.

An aspect that Aleksandra likes in her job is the daily contact with different engineers, as well as the hum of a busy office.

Away from it all, Aleksandra enjoys back-packing and travelling to new places.

Certified qualifications:

  • AutoCAD level 2 certificate of completion
  • Manual handling training certificate
HVAC Service Engineer

James O’Reilly

James joined in 2018, concluding his electrical apprenticeship with Thermodial.

He previously worked in energy control in BER certificate testing for air tightness, as well as in control panel manufacturing – complimentary areas to Thermodial’s work.

James enjoys the challenges of different systems and working on different sites.

His priorities away from the busy life of a service engineer is 5-a-side football and spending time with his family.

Certified qualifications:

  • Fire extinguishers certificate of online training
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate electrical
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height awareness training
HVAC Service Engineer

Gary Egan

Gary began life at Thermodial in 2018. He worked for a variety of mechanical and refrigeration contractors having begun his apprenticeship in 2000.

Gary has also amassed a wide variety of qualifications, including: F-Gas, RGII and working at heights.

He is suitably adept at plumbing and commissioning works, particularly enjoying work in the data centre environment.

When not keeping things cool in a process environment, Gary is skating on the ice for Celtic Clovers, whom he plays ice hockey with.

Certified qualifications:

  • FETAC level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas safety with distinction
  • Access and forklift services MEWP operator’s license
  • QQI level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas safety
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate refrigeration craftsperson
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height awareness training
HVAC Apprentice

Robert McNeill

Robert began his apprenticeship in the winter of 2017, having completed a higher certificate in electrical engineering.

His experience at Thermodial has brought him experience in plumbing, refrigeration and air conditioning, as well as electrical systems.

As an apprentice, Robert shadows the service engineers and assists them in a variety of activities on mechanical and electrical systems.

Being a multi-disciplinarian is what Robert enjoys, day-to-day. This is something he has brought into his sporting life, achieving success with Garryhinch FC in football and with O’Dempsey’s in gaelic football, in a multi-sporting approach.

Certified qualifications:

  • Higher certificate in electrical engineering at ITT
  • Manual handling training course
  • Working at height awareness training
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Service Engineer

Conor O’Toole

Conor served his time as an electrical apprentice with CMK Electrical Services, qualifying in 2008.

He arrived at Thermodial in 2018 via Australia and New Zealand, where he worked as a commercial and industrial electrician.

Conor is primarily involved in planned preventative maintenance work, on emergency lighting and on electrical systems.

Conor enjoys the variety of dealing with different people, whilst getting the opportunity to travel to different parts of the country.

Like most at Thermodial, Conor likes to stay active in his time away from the tools, counting, hill walking, mountain climbing and gaelic football amongst his activities.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • FETAC level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas safety with distinction
  • Manual handling training course
  • National craft certificate electrician with merit
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Apprentice

Matthew Foster

Matthew joined Thermodial’s team in 2018, adding to our growing field team.

He has previous experience, working as a maintenance supervisor at a hotel. Such are the maintenance demands in a busy hotel, he developed his all-round skillset, making him an ideal fit for Thermodial.

Matthew enjoys the projects and upgrades side to Thermodial’s service and the satisfaction in seeing a job through to completion. His qualifications also include a technology engineering degree.

Matthew’s work in providing cooling solutions doesn’t extend to his downtime however, where he can be found in a sauna performing bikram yoga.

Certified qualifications:

  • Bachelor of engineering technology in engineering systems maintenance with merit lower division
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
  • Conex Bänninger training in the installation of MaxiPro fittings for air conditioning and refrigeration
  • Manual handling training course
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height awareness training
Junior Accounts Assistant

Vicky Armstrong

Vicky works as a junior accounts assistant having joined Thermodial in 2018.

Her job requires a lot of attention to figures – reviewing times, payments, payroll and purchase invoices. She’s suitably qualified too, as she counts, business, accounts technician and payroll amongst her training.

Vicky enjoys interacting with different people, which she does daily with engineers and suppliers.

Meeting different people extends outside of the office too, when, travelling, going to music events and spending time with family and friends.

Certified qualifications:

  • Business studies at Ballyfermot College of Further Education
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • Practical payroll at IPASS
General Operative

Raimundas Jundulas

Raimundas joined in 2018 as Thermodial’s second-ever general operative.

Raimundas is vastly experienced at fabric repairs, having had his own business and having worked as a maintenance supervisor at the Camden Court Hotel.

As well as fabric, he also counts painting, waste pipes and working at heights amongst his other skills and duties.

Raimundas is a positive person and likes all types of work. His can-do attitude extends to his hobbies too, utilising his carpentry skills to make benches from discarded palettes, amongst other things.

Certified qualifications:

  • Harness safety certificate of course completion
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • MEWP scissors lift and boom certificate of course completion
  • QQI level 5 occupational first aid certificate
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Apprentice

Jordan Daly

Jordan began his apprenticeship with Thermodial in 2018, having spent several years working as a site maintenance operative.

He is now adding to that experience, assisting engineers in maintenance in diverse environments.

Jordan also supports service engineers in coordinating and installing new equipment, in the process, learning new tasks and adding to his project management skills.

Jordan enjoys the manual and practical side of work, which is also reflected at the weekend, working hard in the centre of Finglas United’s midfield.

Certified qualifications:

  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Apprentice

Liam Price

Liam joined Thermodial in 2018 as an apprentice. As part of his role, he assists service engineers in electrical, plumbing and general plantroom tasks.

The multi-trade nature of a Thermodial apprentices’ tasks is something that interests Liam, as he makes an effort to learn something new each day.

Liam counts going to the gym and an interest in all sports amongst his other main interests.

Certified qualifications:

  • Fire extinguishers certificate of online training
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Apprentice

Alan Kealy

Certified qualifications:

  • Lift truck operator certificate of training in scissor lift and articulated boom
Accounts Assistant

Natasha Sweeney

Natasha joined Thermodial’s growing accounts team in 2018 on the payable side. In her past experience, she has operated in both the payable and receivable accounts roles.

A typical work day for Natasha involves interaction with suppliers and engineers, handling payments, purchase orders and statements.

Natasha enjoys the interaction with different people as much as reconciling a statement or seeing a job through to completion.

In her spare time she enjoys exercising, has a love of the outdoors; whilst music also plays a significant role in her life.

Certified qualifications:

  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • Manual handling training certificate
BEMS and Energy Manager

George McDonald

George joined in 2018 as Thermodial’s BEMS and energy manger. He brings with him many years’ experience in facilities management and building controls.

Day-to-day George supports service engineers, provides analytics and KPIs, as well as the commissioning and balancing of installations. His vast qualifications include risk management, systems auditing and implementation of energy management practices.

George is a solutions man and enjoys finding engineering solutions to problems – utilising his practical background and experience.

Oliver Plunkett GAA and Leinster Rugby – where he’s a junior coach and season ticket holder respectively – allow him downtime from the rigors of controls.

Certified qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in electronic and electrical engineering from University of Dublin, Trinity
  • Certification Europe effective implementation of an energy management system using ISO 50001
  • Cylon certificate of completion in engineering of the aspect system
  • Data centre fire warden course
  • DC Professional Development certificate in data centre design awareness
  • Diploma in Engineering from DIT
  • Fire marshal training and fire extinguisher usage certificate of training
  • Information security and ISO 27001 certificate
  • Integrated ISO 9001, 14001, 18001 internal auditor training course
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Overview basic problem solving workshop incorporating root cause analysis tools, techniques and risk management
  • Solas safe pass
  • VDU assessor certificate of course completion
  • Working at height awareness training

Professional bodies

  • Member of Institute of Engineers of Ireland
HVAC Service Engineer

John Levins

John came to Thermodial in 2018, having completed his refrigeration apprenticeship. His apprenticeship saw him collect the prestigious Institute of Refrigeration Ireland’s (IRI) Young Engineer Award in 2018.

Day-to-day, John deals with maintenance and callouts on ventilation and air conditioning equipment.

He enjoys learning to use new instruments and developing new skills, like those associated with a multi-skilled HVAC service engineer.

His skills on other instruments include, the guitar and the banjo.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • Infrared training introduction to thermography
  • IRI Young Engineer award winner 2018
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Solas safe pass
Student Engineer

Leannán Williams

Leannán is undertaking his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering at DIT, complementing his practical electrical experience with Williams Electrical.

At Thermodial Leannán is getting a wide variety of experience, working on projects – using AutoCAD – preparing quotations, liaising with suppliers and communicating with service engineers.

Leannán is enjoying applying his practical studies to live situations, along with the satisfaction of seeing plans come to physical fruition.

Away from his busy life, studying and working, Leannán is just as busy on the sports field, competing in: rugby, hurling and kick-boxing; whilst he is also musically talented.

Certified qualifications:

  • Manual handling training course
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Service Engineer

David McMahon

David completed his plumbing apprenticeship in 2009 with a mechanical and process engineering company and joined Thermodial in 2018.

David is a skilled all-rounder on HVAC systems, with vast experience, testing, adjusting and balancing systems.

In the enjoyment of his work, David likes solving problems for customers through trouble shooting issues, especially on pipework installations. Music to the ears of Thermodial customers.

Away from HVAC systems, David maintains a keen interest in the music scene.

Certified qualifications:

  • Fire extinguishers certificate of online training
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate plumbing
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Service Engineer

Karl O’Reilly

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

 

HVAC Apprentice

Jordan Brennan

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

 

HVAC Service Engineer

Seán O’Donnell

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

 

HVAC Service Engineer

Neil Levins

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
HVAC Service Engineer

Martin O’Gorman

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
HVAC Service Engineer

Matthew Coady

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

 

Student Accounts Assistant

Thomas Westwood

Pending…

HVAC Apprentice

Stuart Heeney

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

 

Talk To Thermodial

When Thermodial were founded in 1986, the founders had a vision of an engineering focused service, but also one that was responsive and reliable.

This belief should hold true to dealing with questions or information requests, such as one you may have.

Please contact us by filling in the form below, for a prompt response; email info@thermodial.ie or ring us in Dublin or Cork.

As the experts in HVAC maintenanceupgrades and energy management, we would be happy to respond to your requests.

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