CHP Technician - Wastewater Treatment - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 35,000 - 45,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2307-33613

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a CHP Technician with 3+ years experience, preferably within the water treatment or related industry?

This is a permanent role based in Dublin.

If you have the relevant experience, send your CV to or call Sam on +353 19696684 for a confidential chat.

CHP (Combined Heat & Power Plant) Technician - Wastewater Treatment - Dublin

Job Description

Our client is Ireland's leading water and wastewater contractor. They design, construct, operate and maintain water and wastewater treatment plants. Our client is seeking to expand their Engineering team to co-ordinate and deliver capital works across Dublin and other plants.

Monitor system performance and take daily readings of the above plant

Carry out preventative and corrective maintenance work on plant

Maintain Engineering area in terms of good house keeping

Contribute on identification, quantification, implementation and presentation of

equipment continuous improvement projects

Making sure maintenance tasks are completed in accordance with site policies

and procedures and equipment operation and maintenance manuals

Troubleshoot equipment related process problems and equipment failures to

determine cause and to investigate repairs.

Ensure effective completion and ongoing review of planned equipment maintenance routines on MAXIMO (site CMMS)

Ensure all executed maintenance activities are recorded on MAXIMO (site CMMS)

Support Engineering and Operations personnel on continuous improvements and monitor equipment in order to recommend process improvements

Minimise downtime on equipment, through fast response, effective root cause analysis and good problem solving techniques

Effective analysis and elimination of recurring equipment problems.

Take part in after hours on-call roster for CHP with one other CHP technician

Contribute to a pleasant and positive team work atmosphere

The responsibilities contain information to describe and evaluate the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all work performed.


The candidate must have a strong reciprocating engine background with the ability to display a high level of skill and understanding regarding internal

combustion engines, generator sets, turbo chargers, intercoolers, ideally natural gas engines, but will consider applicants that have experience with diesel

standby or other engine technologies (e.g. compression engines).

Knowledge of maintenance of natural and bio gas boilers

Must be available to work over-time and occasionally travel on weekends.

Good communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative.

Proven ability to work well as part of a team & on own with minimum supervision

Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work in a team and/or on own initiative.

Strong technical capability with attention to detail

Willing to attend training to improve technical skills

Minimum three years’ experience in this or related industry

Formal training in reference to engines, complex mechanical & electrical systems.

Ability to read and understand technical drawings

Preferable a person with some practical training / education (e.g. apprentice program, etc.) Technical Degree or Certification

Electrical knowledge and ATEX qualification would be a distinct advantage


Salary: €40k - €45k

Performance based bonus of up to 12% of annual salary

23 days/year of Annual Leave plus all the Irish bank holidays including Good Friday

Access to our defined contribution pension scheme upon successful completion of a 6 month probationary period. 


Sam Peter is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a CHP Technician interested in roles based in Dublin you can contact Sam by e-mail at or phone +353196966844 for a confidential chat.

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