Wastewater Industry Operator

Salary Commensurate with Experience

About EPS

EPS Group is an international water infrastructure specialist, employing over 600 people and operating across Ireland, the UK and Northern Europe.

Established in 1968, EPS began as a modest electrical and pumping services business and developed into an innovative, internationally exporting product and service provider, focused upon the water, wastewater and clean technology sectors.

EPS is proud to be a genuine end-to-end service provider in the global water sector, providing large scale employment and bringing market leading, ground breaking and sustainable technologies to the market, while we work to improve water infrastructure in the regions where we are active.

Building the capabilities of our people is one of our key strategic pillars and we firmly believe in investing in our people’s success and the provision of continuous skills-based training and education.

Your journey is just beginning when you join EPS Group!


EPS require an Operator to work full time in the Cavan Area on Water Treatment Plants.

This is a multi-disciplined organisation and job role, so all experience applicants from associated disciplines are welcome.


  • Some process and mechanical experience would be an advantage
  • General duties both inside and outside in all weathers
  • Process monitoring and completing record sheets and taking process samples
  • Heavy manual work may be required from time to time
  • Assisting others carrying out basic mechanical maintenance and repair
  • General housekeeping activities such as cleaning and washing plant and areas down and grounds maintenance also required
  • Treatment process is fully automated and has and automatic control system. Proficiency in computers important
  • Working alone at times. Awareness of need to follow formal procedures and safe working methods essential
  • Flexibility with hours of work vital for this role including weekend work
  • The role involves regular stand by and call out every third week


  • Good use of reading English and excellent inter-personal skills and communication skills
  • Computer literacy and ability to use spreadsheets and other basic computer programmes necessary
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong collaborative skills with an ability to work effectively on your own or in a team environment
  • Have a willingness to learn and be challenged in the Water and Wastewater Industry


If this sounds like the position for you, please get in touch and forward your CV,
we’d love to hear from you!