Electrical Field Technician

Posted 06 January 2022
Salary €40000.00 - €41000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEngineering Careers

Job description

Job Title: Electrical Field Technician
Location: Kildare/Cork
Our well-established Automations Client is recruiting for a field Electrical Technician who is electrically qualified to join the team of specialist Field Technicians. This full time, permanent, field-based role, reports to the Service Manager, and provides professional services (calibration/validation/service) both in-house and field based throughout the country. The client base is extensive and covers every key sector of the water, wastewater 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, water quality equipment, PH, Turbidity and analysers
  • Flow meter commissioning, repairs, and calibrations
  • Telemetry equipment such as install or debug of UHF Radio, Data Loggers and Routers
  • The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time as necessitated by business demands.


  • Ideally qualified as electrical & instrumentation trade or electrician with proven instrumentation
  • experience in the water/wastewater industry is desirable but not essential
  • Understanding of the water/wastewater 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
  • Experienced in chemical treatment i.e., Chlorine, Ferric and monitoring Chlorine, PH, Turbidity etc
  • Excellent understanding of flow meters and general principles of operation
  • Experience with Radio systems and/or Data Loggers
  • Proven ability to problem-solve an issue and show initiative to find solution.
  • Be a punctual, motivated, and organised 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 licence, Safe Pass, Confined Space Training required
  • Highly proficient in spoken and written English.

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