Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

Posted 12 June 2022
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEngineering Careers

Job description

Job Title: Electrical & Instrumentation Technician
Location: Kildare
Kelly Services are currently recruiting an E&I Technician for an Engineering company in the Kildare area. The Instrumentation Technician will be electrically qualified and will join the team of specialist Technicians. This is a full time, permanent, field-based role, providing professional services (calibration/ validation/ service) both in-house and field based throughout the country and will report to the Service Manager. The client base is extensive and covers every key sector of the water, waste water industry.

  • Support the operation and maintenance of equipment as part of the Service Team
  • Installation or repairs to process control or monitoring equipment
  • Carry out planned and reactive maintenance as required
  • Handle minor electrical maintenance and installations
  • Chemical treatment and monitoring such as dosing pumps, samplers and water quality equipment, PH, Turbidity analysers, etc.
  • Flow meter commissioning, repairs, and calibrations
  • Telemetry equipment such as install or debug of UHF Radio, Data Loggers and Routers


  • Ideally qualified as electrical & instrumentation trade or electrician with proven instrumentation experience or experience in the water/ waste water industry is desirable but not essential
  • Understanding of the water/ waste water industry and instrumentation preferred
  • Experience of commissioning analytical telemetry equipment an advantage
  • Ability to apply previous experience to niche and once off equipment with support of office team
  • Experience in chemical treatment i.e., Chlorine, Ferric and monitoring Chlorine, PH, Turbidity etc.
  • Excellent understanding of flow meters and general principals of operation
  • Experience with Radio Systems/ or Data Loggers
  • Proven ability to problem-solve an issue and show initiative to find solution
  • Be a punctual, motivated, and organized self-starter who is enthusiastic and conscientious about completing work on time and to a high standard
  • Demonstrate a positive approach to work and be able to work well both unsupervised and as part of a team
  • Full, clean driving license, Safe Pass, Confined Space Training required
  • Highly proficient in spoken and written English

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