Commissioning Engineer

  • Anywhere


Commissioning Engineer required for Ireland’s number one service and maintenance provider to the water and wastewater sector. This will be a permanent full-time position based in Leinster.


  • Onsite validation and commissioning of PLC, Instrumentation and electrical control systems.
  • Fault diagnostics and modification to existing control and automation systems.
  • Attend Site breakdowns and PLC failures.
  • On-the-spot troubleshooting of existing Control Systems.
  • Undertaking Factory Acceptance Tests on control panels to ensure compliance with approved documentation and in accordance with relevant standards.
  • Initial power-up of MCC’s, rotation checks for motors and I/O point to point checks.
  • Setting up of instrumentation and scaling of instruments back to main control system.
  • Uploading of PLC/HMI code and de-bugging as necessary.
  • Troubleshooting of equipment, instrumentation and processes.
  • Working with Process Engineers on process optimisation and continuous improvement to the water/wastewater treatment plant.
  • Verify functional and process settings on site.
  • Identify problems and shortcomings with existing systems.
  • Co-ordinate testing and commissioning activities.
  • Complete all test and commissioning documentation.
  • Undertake testing and commissioning activities in line with the specified site requirements.
  • Monitor progress, recording all test results, witnessing final testing and acceptance of equipment and compilation of all test documentation.
  • Site acceptance tests and system sign off with the client.
  • Monitoring and optimisation of instrumentation, PLC and electrical control systems.
  • Carry out modifications to existing sites control systems as per Controls Dept. Manager / client requirements.
  • Maintain all records and appropriate paperwork regarding client installations and work carried out. Create Service Reports for customer signature and complete all Company required paperwork on time.


  • 6+ years experience in mechanical/electrical engineering environment.
  • 3rd level Qualification in Engineering/Technology
  • Knowledge of water industry an advantage but not essential
  • Minimum of 6 years experience in PLC solutions and site commissioning with a min of 2 of the following (ABB, Schneider, Allen Bradley, Siemens, Omron, Mitsubishi or Motorola)
  • Experience of automation of electronic instruments and drive networks.
  • Demonstrable experience in controls systems design and application
  • Full clean driving licence


  • Salary circa €50k – €60k
  • Company vehicle

If you are a Commissioning Engineer considering a career move, please feel free to send your CV or contact Lisa Cullen on 086-0119146 for a confidential discussion. GPC will not send any applicants CV’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Dublin and has more than 23 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.