MEICA Project Engineer - Water Projects - Ireland

Location: Ireland

EUR 50,000 - 70,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2210-31370

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a MEICA Project Engineer with 2+ years experience in the design, construction, commissioning and process proving of mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation (MEICA) systems.

If you are interested in this role, contact Colm on 353-1-7978720 or send your CV to

MEICA Project Engineer - Water Projects - Ireland

Job Description

Our client are industry leaders in providing project solutions for the water and wastewater industry including design, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance. 

Reporting to the Project Manager the MEICA Project Engineer will be required to assist in the day-today aspects of project delivery. 

The ideal candidate should have a proven track record of working as part of a team as well as using your own initiate to solve problems.

Support the Project Manager in delivery of one or more projects.

Preparation and submission of design documentation in consultation with Project Manager and designers.

Engage with supplier and sub-contract chain to select vendors for project delivery. Provide recommendations on equipment selection as part of the design and procurement process.

Ensure principles of prevention are adopted in the design of the works through careful planning and operability studies.

Manage delivery of materials in-line with works programme and progress on-site.

Co-ordinate sub-contractors and direct staff to ensure project delivery in-line with works programme.

Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental standards, policies and procedures are always adhered to on-site.

Review, prepare and submit detailed Method Statements and Risk Assessments prior to work activities commencing.

Conduct daily inspections on equipment and complete daily risks assessments.

Supervise works on-site to ensure conformance with design and Employer’s Requirements.

Monitor progress onsite to ensure delivery in line with works programme, adjust workflow and rate as necessary to achieve or better completion date.

Ensure project is delivered in-line with quality procedures and that all Factory Acceptance testing (FAT), site acceptance testing (SAT), inspection and test plans (ITPs), pipe pressure testing, hydrostatic tank testing and commissioning of the works are completed in-line with the quality plan and Employer’s Requirements.

Attendance at project production meetings and working in a team environment to input project metrics and extract workflows.

Preparation and submission of project handover files including O&M Manuals, Safety Files and As Constructed Drawings.

Keep appraised of latest standards and technology through continuous professional development (CPD).

Other duties as required from time to time.


Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a similar role, preferably in the water and wastewater industry.

Extensive working knowledge of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013.

Experienced in the design, construction, commissioning and process proving of mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation (MEICA) systems.

Ability to work as part of a team in project delivery and provide input at team meetings.

Minimum of a Level 7 Degree in a relevant Engineering Qualification.

Active member of the Institute of Engineers Ireland (IEI) preferable.

Ability to manage multi-disciplinary construction teams in a pressurised environment during project delivery.

Ability to engage with suppliers and sub-contractors at procurement stage and in delivery of their scope of supply during contract delivery.

Ability to use own initiative, problem solve and adjust as issues arise during project delivery.

Good working knowledge of MS packages such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

Strong communications skills with a high level of motivation


€50k to €70k Salary dependant on experience

Excellent benefits package


Colm Ashmore is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a MEICA Project Engineer interested in roles based in Ireland, you can contact Colm by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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