Operations Electrician

Full Time

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Mallow, Co. Cork

About EPS

EPS Group is an international water infrastructure specialist, employing over 570 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 exciting opportunity available for a dynamic and experienced electrician in the Cork area.

Ideal candidate would be a qualified electrician with 3 – 5 years 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 trouble shoot control panel faults
  • Install, wire, commission and set up configuration of full range of variable speed drives, DOL, star delta starters, etc.
  • Liaise with area supervisors & managers on electrical solutions and site implementation of same
  • Completion of daily reports and H&S forms as required for day to day works on sites

Skills / Attributes;

  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years experience within water or wastewater treatment industry
  • Instrumentation experience with water monitoring equipment
  • Technical knowledge of 3 phase motors, pumps, dosing pumps and associated instrumentation
  • Fault finding in general
  • Working with pumps, motors, dosing equipment (including pumps & controllers), control panels, instruments
  • Familiarity with PLCs, 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 processes being utilised in the water and wastewater industry
  • Good computer skills


Education Requirements;

  • Electrical Engineering/Instrumentation
  • Registration with Safe Electric as a QC would be an advantage


Additional Requirements:

  • Full clean driving licence
  • Safe Pass
  • Confined space training desirable


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