We have an exciting opportunity available for a dynamic and experienced Electrician.

The position will be based in the Longford/Roscommon area and will cover the full Connaught region.

The ideal candidate would be a qualified electrician with 3 – 5 years of proven experience in the industrial/Water & Wastewater sector, focused on preventative and reactive maintenance within our Operations Division.


  • The role will primarily involve preventative and reactive work in the water and wastewater industry
  • Calibration/servicing of on-site instrumentation monitoring equipment (such as pH, Dissolved Oxygen Probes etc)
  • Motor & Instrumentation signal verification to Motor Control Centres and PLC including control function verification
  • Ability to follow Control panel schematics and troubleshoot control panel faults
  • Install, wire, commission, and set up configuration of a full range of variable speed drives, DOL, star delta starters, etc.
  • Liaise with Project Supervisors & Managers on electrical solutions and site implementation of the same
  • Completion of daily reports and H&S forms as required for day-to-day work on sites


  • Electrical Engineering/Instrumentation
  • Registration with Safe Electric as a QC would be an advantage
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Safe pass
  • Confined space training is desirable

Skills / Attributes;

  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years experience within Water or Waste Water treatment industry
  • Instrumentation experience with water monitoring equipment
  • Technical knowledge of 3-phase motors, pumps, dosing pumps and associated instrumentation
  • Fault-finding in general
  • Familiarity with PLC’s, automation and telemetry would also be an advantage
  • Proven ability to service, maintain & fault find electrical issues including verification of signals back to PLC for inputs and outputs as required for plant control functions
  • Familiarity with Treatment process’s being utilized in the water and wastewater industry
  • Good computer skill’s
  • Working with pumps, motors, dosing equipment (including pumps & controllers), control panels, instruments

For more information, contact Mairéad at Arcon Recruitment

Mairead Kelly, marketing and recruitment consultant at Arcon Recruitment Services. PHOTO: ALISON LAREDO

Mairéad Kelly

Recruitment Consultant

Mairéad fills the very busy position of Recruitment Administrator in Arcon. This position is multi-faceted and involves providing support to the Recruitment team. Mairead’s day is never typical, and she has a great ability to prioritise tasks in an ever-changing and pressurised environment. Mairéad also manages our extensive database and regularly “catches up” with our registered candidates to make sure the information we have on file is always up to date and correct.

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