Commissioning Engineer

  • Anywhere


Due to continued growth, new contracts and an extensive pipeline of work, one of Ireland’s top Water Contractors has an exciting opportunity for a reliable and experienced Commissioning Engineer with a proven track record. This role will be working on projects Nationwide.

Reporting to the Managing Director and Commercial Director the Commissioning Engineer will be required to implement plant start-up, testing and proving procedures following Mechanical and Electrical Installation.


  • Completion of preliminary documentation and equipment checks.
  • 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 first draft 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/waste water treatment plant.
  • Working with design teams in the application of process and control solutions.
  • Liaising between site engineering and management staff.
  • Adherence to all H&S legislation, documentation and procedures.
  • Completion of commissioning documentation on-site and return to Head Office.
  • Co-ordination of project close-out stages including handover to the end user or Operations Department.


  • Applicable Electrical Qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience, preferably in the Water & Wastewater sector.
  • Good working and process knowledge of the water and wastewater sector.
  • Capability to make control programme PLC and HMI modifications desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent planning, organisational, training, teamwork, problem resolution skills
  • Excellent literacy, numeric and IT skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office packages
  • Full, clean driving license.


  • Salary circa €55k – €65k DOE
  • Excellent Benefits package

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 with 24 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.