Electrical Testing Technician - Contractor - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 45,000 - 55,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2305-32882

Consultant: Sam Peter

Are you an Electrical Testing Technician with experience working with electrical contractors on large scale commerical projects?

Would you like to work for one of Ireland's leading Electrical & Mechanical Contractors?

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

Electrical Testing Technician - Contractor - Dublin

Job Description

​Our client is one of Ireland's leading M&E Contractors with operations throughout Ireland & Europe

They are seeking experienced Electrical Testing Technicians for projects in Dublin who will be responsible for Testing & Inspection and Certification for Electrical Installations as required by national governing bodies and to ensure compliance with national regulations and electrical safety procedures. 

Implement and manage Lock Out-Tag Out (LOTO) and Control of Hazardous Energy (COHE) on projects where they are the AP(appointed person)

Carry out Pre-Test Inspections (walk-down the field installation of each system term to term) on site and compile defect reports on compliance with national electrical regulations.

Notify Project Manager and QC lead of any non-conformances or hazards on site.

Carry out testing of Low Voltage installations as required by national governing bodies, issue report and snag list.

Compilation of reports and issue ‘As Built’ Test Certificates

Verification of Redlined Drawings for the LV Installation that is being Tested.

Update cable schedules.

Create DB schedule’s for inclusion in O&M.

Complete Test Record Sheets as per International Standards

Manage and Implement Electrical Safe System of Work on site (if they are the AP)

Carry out periodic inspections and surveys of installations.


Carry out Inspection & Testing of Main and Sub-Main Distribution Boards and Transformer offloading cabling.

Carry out Inspection & Testing of Final Sub-Circuits (including functional checks).

Carry out Earthing Testing.

Carry out testing of control circuits.

Install discrimination settings into protective devices.

Assist close-out of project issues/ investigations / queries.

Ensure safety measures are being implemented with regard to meters and PPE being used i.e. ARC Flash. 

Issues Final Certification for project. 

Maintain LOTO on projects


Electrical Trade Background and/or a Third Level qualification in either Electrical or Building Services Engineering preferred.

Safe Electric / NICEIC or similar ‘City & Guilds’ Inspection & Testing trained and qualified.

CompEx E01-06 qualified for ATEX environments (preferable).

LOTO and COHE trained.

‘Authorised Person’ competent and trained (preferable). 

Adhere to Low Voltage (LV) Switchgear switching protocols - ACB’s, MCCB’s etc.

Good Knowledge of I&C installations. 

Data Centre experience / knowledge.

Technical Knowledge and experience of Low Voltage systems and regulatory requirements – International Standards

Ability to read detailed electrical drawings and cable schedules.


€45K-€55K Competitive salaries packages for successful candidates

Full time permanent staff positions


Colm Ashmore is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Electrical Testing Technician interested in roles based in Dublin you can contact Colm by e-mail at colm@jobcontax.com or phone +353-1-9696684 for a confidential chat.

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