Maintenance Electricians - Wastewater Treatment Maintenance - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 45,000 - 55,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2307-33617

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a qualified maintenance electricians with 5+ years experience in heavy industrial environments?

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.

Maintenance Electricians - Wastewater Treatment Maintenance - Dublin

Job Description

Our client is Ireland's leading water and wastewater contractor. They design, construct, operate and maintain water and wastewater treatment plants.

Provide expertise on all electrical systems, and problem solving/fault finding of electrical

systems & equipment throughout the site to secure the continuous operation of site.

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

Troubleshoot and repair electrical components, panels and systems

Install and maintain industrial communication systems, heavy duty electrical equipment

Perform quality testing and inspections

Wire up, gland, terminate pumps, motors, VSDs, circuit boards and panels, install new

conduits, trays, ladder and pull new cables where necessary

Recording of all activities on CMMS

Provide out of hours support to plant operations during plant start-up, running and shutdown


Participate in on-call rota

Follow all health and safety rules and regulations. Keep work area clean, safe and orderly.

Perform other duties as deemed necessary by the Maintenance Engineer.

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.

Awareness of national and industrial technical standards and regulations

Be a good team player and be analytically minded in linking financial performance to

operational efficiency.

Be able to work in a very fast paced environment where priorities may change regularly

Willing to perform physically demanding tasks such as climbing ladders, working at heights

and/or in confined spaces

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


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

Work with other electricians and mechanical fitters as team


5 years relevant electrical experience in a heavy industrial environment

Electrical National Craft Certificate essential or its UK equivalent.

Very strong fault diagnosis & solving experience

Ability to read complex electrical drawings and P&IDs

Specific experience with Rockwell / Allen Bradley Control Systems and PLCs, Endress and

Hauser and ABB instrumentation, Auma actuators is advantageous.

Knowledge and experience of ATEX zoned areas is also advantageous


Salary €50k-€55k plus overtime depending on experience. Performance related bonus of up to 5% of salary. 

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

Overtime rates

Call out rates

Company pension 

Ongoing internal training programmes for CPD,such as MEWP, First Aid, Manual Handling, Safe Pass etc.

Our maintenance staff are particularly keen on further studying for technical and engineering qualifications which CAW also fund. Anything that is relevant to their particular job.

Annual flu jabs & health checks i.e. cholesterol testing are also available to all staff.


Sam Peter is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a maintenance electrician 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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