Controls & Automation Technician - ROI

Manufacturing Engineering & Transport
Ref: 6340 Date Posted: Tuesday 05 Sep 2023

Controls & Automation Technician           ROI Based           Salary: Competitive

Are you an experienced Controls and Automation Technician? Then this is the role for you! You will be working on the commissioning and maintenance of Water and Wastewater projects across the ROI.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established Contractor and you will join the engineering business within the Automation & Controls Department reporting to the Automation & Controls Team Manager.

Duties Include:

  • Onsite validation and commissioning of PLC based electrical control systems and instrumentation.
  • Electrical equipment onsite commissioning.
  • Coordinate with electrical and mechanical personnel to achieve project deadlines.
  • Fault diagnostics and modification to existing electrical control and automation systems.
  • Site acceptance tests and system sign off with the client.
  • Monitoring and optimisation of instrumentation, PLC’s, and electrical control systems.
  • Preparation of technical specifications and supervision of sub-contractors.
  • Generate controls documentation including FDS and I/O lists to meet project specifications.
  • Checking electrical and instrumentation control panel wiring schematics.
  • Responsible for ensuring all electrical and instrumentation installations on projects assigned are installed in accordance with relevant standards.
  • Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with the company procedures observing proper health and safety.

Essential Requirements:

  • Candidate must be qualified with an Electrical or Electrical Instrumentation National Craft Certificate.
  • Motivated, self-starter with excellent communications skills.
  • Minimum 5 years electrical experience in a process/electrical commissioning role.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • PLC & HMI programming skills and experience desirable.
  • Experience within the Water / Wastewater industry a distinct advantage.
  • Ability to work on your own and within a Team Environment.
  • Full Clean Drivers License.

If this is of interest or for more information, please contact Caolán McConville on 015 314 886.

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