Commissioning Engineer

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!


We have an immediate vacancy for a Commissioning Engineer to oversee the function testing, process commissioning and reliability testing of installed equipment on our contracts and product installations.


  • Supporting and testing the electrical, instrumentation, control and automation installation work by EPS teams, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Adherence to required standards, policies and statutory regulations for Health & Safety
  • Developing testing and commissioning plans
  • Organising, planning and attending technical meetings with client and contractor stakeholders
  • Inspection of systems to ensure they are installed, tested and commissioning to relevant British, ISO and client standards
  • Function testing and commissioning of electrical installations, SCADA systems, instrumentation and automation systems ensuring compliance with the system specifications and best practice
  • Facilitating analysis of raw and treated samples
  • Compiling commissioning reports, method statements and commissioning schedules
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant electrical standards and legislation
  • Participating in the troubleshooting of any functional or process performance shortcomings
  • Remaining in regular contact with the Project Manager, project engineers, Client teams and supply chain to enable smooth commissioning and handover processes
  • Compiling support and review of Operation & Maintenance Manuals
  • Training of site operators in the use of the installed equipment and systems
  • Other duties as may arise from time to time that are consistent with the job-holder’s knowledge and skills, and are needed to effectively perform the role


  • Engineering, science or similar – to degree, HND, HNC or equivalent level
  • Minimum four years’ postgraduate experience in a similar role within the utilities sector and/or M&E engineering environment
  • Candidates should have extensive experience of industrial / commercial electrical and ICA design, assembly, installation, testing and commissioning, ideally in the water sector
  • Experience in specific Low Voltage (LV) and Extra Low Voltage (ELV) systems – including conditioning, conversion and interpretation plus digital I/O, relay control logic and instrumentation
  • Candidates should be electrically qualified to a minimum of 18th Edition, C&G 2391 Inspection & Test and should ideally hold a current JIB Gold Card
  • Experience of working as an NIC-EIC Competent Person would be an advantage
  • Good communication skills, able to interact effectively with Clients and colleagues
  • Experience within the UK water industry is a distinct advantage
  • Willingness to be based at the work site, with the likelihood of regular travel regionally and nationwide (including overnight stays) as required, and possibly to the EPS Group headquarters in Ireland also
  • Full driving licence, any existing endorsements must be declared in the application


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