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  • CJ50145
  • Permanent
  • Cork, Cork City

Collins McNicholas

Role Purpose:

Successful candidates will be responsible for the preventative and reactive maintenance, fault finding and installation of various types of equipment within the water and wastewater treatment industry.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Routine electrical maintenance of sewage treatments works and sewage pumping station plant and equipment.
  • Routine repair of sewage treatment works and sewage pumping station plant and equipment.
  • The production of a routine electrical maintenance schedule using manufacturers and suppliers schedules and modifying them to achieve optimal maintenance in conjunction with the Area Supervisors.
  • The use of computers and the ability to interrogate automated control systems is part of the role
  • As part of a small team routine operational and process activities will be required at the sewage treatment plants and the sewage pumping stations managed by the organisation.
  • The job involves general duties both inside and outside in all weathers
  • The job can involve heavy manual work at times
  • The role will require routine operational and process control activities as well equipment service and repair.
  • Candidates should be flexible regarding working hours. The role will require stand by and call out on a rotational basis


Role Requirements:

  • Candidates should have completed a recognised apprenticeship
  • Ideal candidate will live in the Cork area as that is where the majority of the sites are located
  • Work as part of an existing Operations
  • The role will include work on new and existing wastewater pumping and treatment installations together with associated controls
  • Work will vary from planned/preventative works to reactive/breakdown works


Skills Required:

  • A minimum of 12 months’ work experience within the water or wastewater treatment industry is desirable
  • Knowledge of process equipment common in the water industry would be a distinct advantage
  • Fault finding and rectification within a timely fashion
  • Working knowledge of water and wastewater treatment processes
  • Ability to complete daily reports and H&S paperwork as required


Educational Requirements:

  • Time served qualified electrician or similar


Additional Requirements:

  • Full clean driving licence
  • Safepass



  • Electrician: 3 years (preferred)

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Josh Barnes on 021-4911066 or email

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