Wastewater 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 Water Treatment Plant Operator to work on a term contract as a plant operator in the Donegal area. The role requires a good understanding of the Water Treatment process.


• A mechanical and electrical background is preferred and some process experience would be beneficial

• Routine operational duties and regular maintenance tasks are a basic function of this role

• 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

• 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 automated with control system in place. 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 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


• 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 water Industry


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