Industrial Maintenance Electrician - Wastewater Treatment - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 42,000 - 45,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1902-12759

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a maintenance electrician with 5+ years engineering experience in a heavy industrial environment?

Would you like to work for a company who provides an outstanding work environment and opportunities for career development? 

Industrial Maintenance Electrician - Wastewater Treatment - Dublin


Our Client is an international water infrastructure asset management company with an office in Dublin.

They provide operations and maintenance services for water and wastewater infrastructure.

Job Description

To provide expertise on all electrical and control (SCADA, PLC, instrumentation and communications) systems, and problem solving/fault finding of electrical systems & equipment throughout the site to secure the continuous operation of site.

Health and Safety

Implement and promote best practice Health & Safety standards and practices

Ensure that all company safety procedures are correctly implemented e.g. isolation permits, excavation permits risk assessments etc.

Report all safety issues/concerns promptly to superiors

Familiarity with national wiring regulations and coordinating with the HSEQ manager on the implementation of best practice electrical safety policies

Problem Solving / Fault Finding:

Ensuring that all PLC programmes are maintained and secured to be safe and deliver efficient plant operation

Problem solving and fault finding with the SCADA distributed control system, PLC configuration and programming (Allen Bradley, Historian, DCS/SCADA Wonderware)

Problem solving and fault finding with MV/LV AC and LC DC switchgear and distribution systems.


Ensure that all electrical systems are maintained in good and safe condition

Management of preventative maintenance plan on electrical equipment and systems where possible, including thermography, instrument calibration etc.

Process/Equipment troubleshooting & failure analysis

Deliver innovative technical solutions to the plant

Production Personnel

Liaise with process & production personnel in relation to their issues and concerns regarding plant operation and control

Additional Information

The position of Maintenance Electrician requires flexibility and availability as demanded by the needs of a continuous plant and process. 

You will be part of an on-call system providing electrical cover and as a result, after-hours and weekend interaction with the plant will be a routine aspect of the job.

You must be a good team player and be analytically minded in linking financial performance to operational efficiency.

As part of the engineering and maintenance team you will be required to be flexible and adaptable, to meet the varying needs of the business.


5 years relevant engineering experience in a heavy industrial environment

A National Craft Certificate in Electrical Engineering is essential.

A Bachelor’s degree in electrical/automation engineering or Mechatronic Engineering would be a distinct advantage

Fault diagnosis & solving experience

PLC programming experience Allen Bradley

SCADA experience Historian, DCS/SCADA Wonderware

Communication experience, Ethernet, Controlnet, Devicenet, Profibus

VSD Drive programming & trouble shooting, ABB

MV Switchgear

MS – Office, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Project

Fluent in English

Strategic thinking and action

Result orientation


Basic Salary €42K - €44K Plus overtime

Working hours are 7.30 am to 4 pm Monday-Thursday, 7.30 am to 3 pm on Friday. 

There is an on call rota of 1 in every 4 weekends.

Overtime rates

Call out rates

Company pension 


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you have any queries about this role, you can contact Sheila by e-mail or call +353-1-7978720

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