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!


We require a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator to work as a plant operator in the Munster region. The role requires a good understanding of the Wastewater Treatment process.


  • A mechanical and electrical background is preferred and some process experience would be beneficial
  • Routine operational duties and regular maintenance tasks
  • Process monitoring and completing record sheets and taking process samples
  • Manual work may be required from time to time
  • The role requires work outside in all weather conditions
  • Role ranges from process control, operation of equipment and monitoring to 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 a comprehensive control system. Proficiency in IT/computers important
  • Working alone at times. Awareness of need to follow formal procedures and safe working methods essential
  • Flexibility with hours of work is vital for this role including weekend work and bank holiday work
  • The role requires participation in a regular stand by and call out rota


  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plants – although similar process experience will be considered
  • Experience in operating mechanical and electrical plant and machinery required
  • The person will live in the locality, have a Safepass and be able to ensure timely access to the site within the responsibility of the role – so a full clean driving licence is obligatory
  • Full training for this role will be provided

Skills / Attributes;

  • 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
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong collaborative skills with an ability to work effectively on your own initiative 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!