Technical & Engineering JobsEnergy Engineer

  • LK50890
  • Permanent
  • Limerick, Limerick City

Collins McNicholas

Collins McNicholas currently have an exciting opportunity for an Energy Engineer with one of their clients in the Mid-West Region. This role is a contractor position


The following are the key requirements for the role:



  • Ensure that energy management is in line with best international practice.
  • Initiate and execute studies and projects leading to improved energy efficiency.
  • Liaise between the IT/DCS and the Process Control Group (PCG) to ensure plant operates at optimal efficiency.
  • Monitoring of energy efficiency and ensuring that early corrective action is taken if performance deviates from target.
  • Identify opportunities to improve energy efficiency via upgrade of existing technologies and introduction of new technologies.
  • Use appropriate software tools to analyse current plant performance and predict how performance will change with new equipment or different operating conditions.
  • Contribute to the development of the site long term energy strategy.
  • Contribute to the formulation and resolution of process improvements, practices and controls.
  • Working to high plant standards in the areas of safety and quality.



  • Degree Qualified Chemical Engineer or Energy Engineer.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a highly automated chemical plant.
  • Detailed knowledge of the structure and operation of ISO 50001.
  • Detailed knowledge of the plant energy calculations.
  • Understanding of the plant mass & energy balances.
  • Experience of process control system in a highly automated operating plant.
  • First principle understanding of thermodynamics.
  • Strong knowledge of design of process equipment.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Michael O’Leary


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