Field Operations Engineer

Posted 27 July 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEngineering Careers

Job description

Job Title: Field Operations Engineer
Location: Limerick
Salary: Competitive (DOE)

  • Healthcare
  • Matched pension contribution up to 5% of salary
  • Self-directed training budget: 3,000/yr + 10 study days
  • Performance based bonus

Kelly Services are working with a Limerick based energy company, looking for a Field Operations Engineer to join their expanding team on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will provide Electrical Engineering support for the delivery of grid services worldwide. You will design client technical solutions and prepare design documentation and electrical drawings. You will ensure the delivery of projects to meet customer expectations within given timescales. This role is largely office based but may require occasional travel.

  • Provide Electrical Engineering Support Services for the Field Operations group
  • Development of Client Design Solutions to deliver grid services
  • Review of site electrical drawings, electrical configuration, equipment, plant, metering, and control data to inform design solution
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders to gather the required design inputs, to ensure all relevant information is considered at the project design stage and reviewed throughout the project, ensuring clear communication is maintained
  • Specification of electrical instrumentation panels to meet technical design requirements
  • Preparation of necessary site documentation including design files, method statements and electrical drawings
  • Ensuring design compliance with applicable standards, regulatory and safety requirements
  • Support deployments across geographical areas
  • Providing local and remote technical support to field personnel
  • Providing electrical design input for new product development to the product development team
  • Provision of ongoing technical support and analysis to clients
  • Preparing specifications for purchases of electrical equipment and materials


  • Ideally Electrical Engineering qualification with minimum of 3 years industrial experience (Energy Systems or Electronics background with strong electrical content may be considered)
  • Excellent knowledge of three phase electrical systems, Medium and low voltage switchgear, Electrical metering, control, and protection systems, Embedded power generation systems
  • Excellent knowledge in preparation and understanding of electrical drawings
  • Ability to learn quickly and take ownership of assigned projects from start to finish
  • Excellent time management, planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • A professional, positive outlook with a structures approach to problem-solving
  • Excellent attention to detail and process-driven approach to project delivery
  • Excellent computer skills: Microsoft suite & Electrical CAD software

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