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Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

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Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

Do you want to work for a world class company offering fantastic career opportunities?

Anderson McQue is recruiting for our client who is a world leader in providing customized solutions in the Energy, Water- and Waste-Water Treatment and Waste sectors.

Location: Dublin 15

Duration: Permanent

Overview of the role:

The Utilities Electrical & Instrumentation Maintenance Technician is responsible for the execution of the preventive and corrective maintenance program as per client requirements in a safe, efficient and competent manner in line with cGMP and site protocols and procedures.

Day-to-day of the role:

  • All work on site to be carried out in accordance with site EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) and the Company’s EHS and cGMP rules and guidelines; any irregularities to be reported to the Maintenance Lead, Site Manager or Engineering Manager

  • Carry out work as per schedule supplied by the Maintenance Lead, Planner and as per site policies, schedules and procedures.

  • Troubleshoot problems with utilities equipment as necessary and as directed by site supervisors.

  • Complete site documentation before and after work tasks, as appropriate.

  • Liaise with Contractors during planned service maintenance.

  • Participate in the appropriate training.

  • Carry out Risk Assessment of Equipment Maintenance Task List steps and ensure these are always kept valid.

  • Update MTL’s as appropriate.

  • Carry out Periodic reviews of EWI/SOP to ensure documents are always current and valid.

  • Flexibility to work on equipment in all buildings.

  • Work and interact with the client utilities engineering team.

  • Flexibility to work around maintenance shutdowns.

  • Be familiar with all GMP rules and regulations.

  • Be familiar with statutory requirements.

  • Be responsible for his/her training curricula and ensure missing requirements are completed.

  • Maintenance of housekeeping standards compatible with pharmaceutical manufacturing in the general plant, control rooms and compatibility with clean room requirements as required. Responsible for applying 5 S methodology in all areas.

  • Implement and participate in utilities reliability programs.

  • If/when required, provide technical input/ support during the implementation of new projects from design through to beneficial use.

Required skills for this role

  • Electrical & Instrumentation Senior Trades, City & Guilds or equivalent.

  • Electrical & Instrumentation experience, 3 years minimum and good understanding of the basic fundamentals of the various utilities systems.


  • Experience on the following:

  • Low /Medium Voltage Electrical Systems, control systems, switchgear; PLC’s, Pumps, HVAC Systems, Compressors, Boilers, steam systems and ancillary services, (DHW skids), Chillers, Cooling Towers, Clean steam Boilers.

  • Instrumentation Experience on Calibration of: Temperature, Level, Flow, Pressure, Weighing, PLC and/or DCS control systems.

  • Troubleshooting/repair of electrical and control systems.

  • Good understanding of Preventive Maintenance Systems.

  • Work within a Computerized Maintenance Management Work Order system environment.

  • Work within a documented Permit to Work System.

  • Computer literate.

  • Ability to read and understand P&ID’s.

  • Understanding of SOP’s and GMP Engineering systems.

  • Understanding of Basic Instrumentation.

  • Must be able to demonstrate hands on experience with detailed knowledge/skill in the following area’s:

  • Team player.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Methodical & analytical approach to work.

  • Good problem solving and trouble shooting ability.

  • Good Initiative and pro-active attitude in approach to duties.


  • Building Management Systems (Scada).

  • Experience of wastewater treatment plants.

  • PLC’s.

Please note:

If you are an EU/EEA national, you will be asked to show proof of right to work in Ireland.

If you are a non-EU/EEA national, you will require a current and valid permission to work and reside in the Republic of Ireland. 

Information on legislation and guides to the procedures in relation to obtaining green card permits, work permits, spousal/dependant permits is available on the Department of Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation website.

I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please send an up-to-date CV via the link provided to speak further about this opportunity.

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