Electrical Engineer - Water Treatment - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 40,000 - 50,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2310-34261

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Electrical Engineer with 3+ years experience in the water industry?

Would you like to work with a global D&B contactor based in Dublin with projects nationwide?

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to colm@jobcontax.com or call Colm to discuss on +353-1-9696684

Electrical Engineer - Water Treatment - Dublin

Job Description

Our client is an award winning international Design & Build Contractor, who invests heavily in the development of their staff

They provide a wide range of construction services to infrastructure sectors including civil engineering, water, water and wastewater process, rail, power, natural resources, ground engineering, structural steel and property development.

The successful candidate will work on Water and Wastewater Treatment projects countrywide.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established Contractor.

The successful candidate will join the Water business within the Projects Department. 

Our client are committed to developing our staff and our CPD Programme is accredited by Engineers Ireland.

The position of an Electrical Engineer would suit a motivated, practical and adaptable individual who has the ambition to gain Chartered Engineer status and wishes to work in a progressive and innovative contracting environment.

Working under the direct supervision of a Chartered Engineer, and in conjunction with process and mechanical engineers the post holder will support the delivery of a range of water projects across Republic and Northern Ireland and the UK.

The design work will include design and planning of fusing and circuitry for electrical power, instrumentation and building services using AmTech or other software package, liaison with process plant suppliers, our subcontractor partners across a range of water projects.


Prepare specifications and scope of work for electrical equipment such as water treatment pumps and blowers, power generators, MCC’s, transformers, instrumentation, data systems etc.

Prepare electrical power and control cables interconnection block diagrams

Carry out design calculations for cable-sizing, short circuit calculations, lighting calculations, power balance studying etc.

Review of electrical layout drawings and instrumentation arrangements

Prepares sketches and performs engineering calculations

Preparation of instrument schematics, loop drawings and layout drawings

Selection, specification and design of process instrumentation and safety instrumented systems


3+ years’ experience

Electrical engineering background

Power transmission and low voltage distribution systems

PLC’s and HMI’s


PLC Architecture

Industrial Instrumentation

Computer literate

Team player, adaptable and practical

Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills

Strong attention to detail

Ability to work well on own initiative


€45-55K negotiable based on experience.

Company benefits including,

Defined contribution pension

Medical Allowance

Company vehicle ( not available to electrical engineering role on the Ringsend project.)

Professional membership fees

27 days annual leave per annum


Colm Ashmore is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Electrical Engineer interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Colm by e-mail colm@jobcontax.com or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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