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Senior Electrical Engineer

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Senior Electrical Engineer

Do you want to work for one of Ireland’s leading renewable energy efficiency companies?

Our client provides a wide range of cost-effective and sustainable energy solutions for public, industrial, commercial, agricultural customers working across both Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Due to continued growth our client is seeking to hire an experienced Electrical Engineer to support the Operations Director in all aspects of Project delivery and Contract management to

ensure that electrical element of projects including grid infrastructure are technically sound and delivered on time and to budget. The role would suit an experienced, solutions-based engineer

looking to further the career towards Engineering Manager over time and in line with the company’s growth strategy. The role will be based in Waterford and the ideal candidate must

have experience in Irish EPC Market as the position will be the go-to person for all electrical queries from the company and its clients.

Location: Waterford & Remote Working options

Key responsibilities:

  • Interface and management of clients, contractors and utility companies to ensure the successful delivery of projects.

  • Assist all junior staff on technical queries on their projects and assist the sales team with client queries at tender stage.

  • Complete electrical designs and design reviews to identify design gaps and deviations or contradictions in specifications.

  • Review of Employers Requirements for individual projects and assistance with preparation of same for Tendering and Contract purposes.

  • Ensure that technical assessments are completed as required and technical issues are resolved without delay to maintain Project Programme.

  • Monitor submittals through the approvals process, track procurement and delivery of key long lead items.

  • Review engineers designs to ensure compliance with employer’s requirements and requests.

  • Site attendance to inspect and supervise keys works to ensure the expected quality is being delivered.

  • Witness site acceptance tests for all major electrical plant and attend factory acceptance tests where required.

  • Update and record progress on system trackers which are fully aligned with the construction schedule.

  • Review and answer technical queries from site during the construction and commissioning phases in relation to specifications, drawings, materials, equipment and solutions to issues as they arise.

  • Specify all manner of electrical equipment.

  • Carry out cable sizing calcs, breaker settings.

  • On site commissioning where required.

  • Work as an integral part of the commissioning process and review commissioning requirements where required.

  • Interface with respect to initial dispatch tests on renewable projects during commissioning phase and until maximum export capacity is achieved.

Essential Criteria:

  • Qualification in Electrical Engineering (or suitable experience)

  • Minimum relevant experience of 5 years

  • Proven experience in the design and construction of LV/HV/MV networks

  • Proven experience in design and construction of wind/solar electrical works packages is desirable


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience

  • Company Pension*

  • Death in Service*

  • Income Protection*

  • Flexible Friday*

  • Hybrid working*

  • Bike to Work Scheme *

  • Professional Membership fees*

  • Training & CPD*

  • Employee Referral Program

*Available upon successful completion of a probationary period.

Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to the company’s culture and invites you to be part of this diversity.

I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Jochen Leinung (+353-861022573) at Anderson McQue by sending an up-to-date CV via the link provided to speak further about this opportunity.

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