Careers at CAW

We are always looking for dynamic individuals at CAW and regularly have vacancies available at our Head Office in Santry and across a number of our operating sites throughout the UK and Ireland.

We offer a great working environment, a very competitive reward package, plus comprehensive training and development to help you reach your full potential. Please see below a full list of our current vacancies available. If you would like to be included within our database please send your CV to, whereby we will contact you should a suitable vacancy arise.

Careers at CAW

Maintenance Electrician

Aim and purpose of the role:

To provide expertise on all electrical and control (SCADA, PLC, instrumentation and communications) systems, and problem solving/fault finding of electrical systems & equipment throughout the site to secure the continuous operation of site.


Functional and Operational task:

Health and Safety:

Implement and promote best practice Health & Safety standards and practices

Ensure that all company safety procedures are correctly implemented e.g. isolation permits, excavation permits risk assessments etc.

Report all safety issues/concerns promptly to superiors

Familiarity with national wiring regulations and coordinating with the HSEQ manager on the implementation of best practice electrical safety policies


Problem Solving / Fault Finding:

Ensuring that all PLC programmes are maintained and secured to be safe and deliver efficient plant operation

Problem solving and fault finding with the SCADA distributed control system, PLC configuration and programming (Allen Bradley, Historian, DCS/SCADA Wonderware)

Problem solving and fault finding with MV/LV AC and LC DC switchgear and distribution systems.



Ensure that all electrical systems are maintained in good and safe condition

Management of preventative maintenance plan on electrical equipment and systems where possible, including thermography, instrument calibration etc.

Process/Equipment troubleshooting & failure analysis

Deliver innovative technical solutions to the plant


Production Personnel:

Liaise with process & production personnel in relation to their issues and concerns regarding plant operation and control


Additional Information

The position of Maintenance Electrician requires flexibility and availability as demanded by the needs of a continuous plant and process. You will be part of an on-call system providing electrical cover and as a result, after-hours and weekend interaction with the plant will be a routine aspect of the job.

You must be a good team player and be analytically minded in linking financial performance to operational efficiency.

As part of the engineering and maintenance team you will be required to be flexible and adaptable, to meet the varying needs of the business.


Must Have / desirable:

5 years relevant engineering experience in a heavy industrial environment

A National Craft Certificate in Electrical Engineering is essential - A Time Served Electrician

A Bachelor’s degree in electrical/automation engineering or Mechatronic Engineering would be a distinct advantage

Fault diagnosis & solving experience

PLC programming experience Allen Bradley

SCADA experience Historian, DCS/SCADA Wonderware

Communication experience, Ethernet, Controlnet, Devicenet, Profibus

VSD Drive programming & trouble shooting, ABB

MV Switchgear

MS – Office, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Project

Fluent in English

Strategic thinking and action

Result orientation

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Quantity Surveyor

The ideal candidate will be assigned by and report to the Finance Director on all matters of an accounting nature. Day-to-day coordination and supervision is through the Project Manager. The Quantity Surveyor is responsible for total project accounting, including cost accounting, account payable, payroll, owner billings, and subcontractor payment management. Previous experience working in a construction environment would be a distinct advantage.

The quantity surveyor is responsible to the Finance Director to ensure that company policies and procedures are followed (both accounting and operational matters the account may observe) and that the financial reporting of costs and projections are fairly stated and accurate. Additionally, the quantity surveyor is responsible to alert the Finance Director if the quantity surveyor feels that cost reports, cost projections or individual transactions, are not reasonable and/or should be reviewed by others in the Accounting department.
The quantity surveyor is responsible to the jobsite team, project manager & engineering manager to ensure that company policies and procedures are followed with respect to day-to-day accounting functions at the jobsite. Especially significant matters include the evaluation of and monitoring of subcontractor financial requirements related to the performance of their subcontract and monthly payment applications. Additionally, the quantity surveyor assists the project manager with the preparation of the monthly payment request to the client.

Main duties and responsibilities are to:

  • Develop the current accounting system, monitor it and recommend improvements to the system where applicable
  • Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the client
  • Value completed work and arrange payments;
  • Monitor and keep track of project progress
  • Measurement and valuation of variations in the work during the contract, for agreement of interim payments and the final account
  • Highlighting areas of concern / loss on any part of the contract
  • Oversee all contractual issues
  • Participate in monthly project management meetings
  • Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management
  • Report to management on any opportunities for additional billings
  • Create or approve all project-related billings to customers
  • Close out project accounts upon project completion

Skills Required:

  • A degree qualified Quantity Surveyor or equivalent with strong previous exposure in a construction environment
  • More than 5 years of billings & receivables, with at least 2-3 years in a construction sector environment
  • Team player with excellent communication and writing skills
  • Experience with project job costing systems. Exposure to SAGE would be an advantage

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Project Engineer

We are currently recruiting for a Project Engineer to co-ordinate, execute and manage all aspects of on-site projects, tendering, detailed design and project management. We invite applications from persons with relevant experience, preferably in the water, wastewater or related process industries.


  • The main duties and responsibilities will be to provide project engineering management, tendering and technical input to the design and operational costing of water and wastewater schemes. This will include working with multi-disciplinary teams of civil, mechanical, process and electrical/ICA engineers/ contractors.
  • Preparation of drawings.
  • Production of documentation, including reports, calculations, specifications, tender documentation including particular specifications, schedules of prices and engineer’s estimates.
  • Provide technical advice and guidance.
  • Provide input to bids and project manage appropriate projects.
  • Supervision & management of contractors.


  • Level 8 Bachelor Degree in a relevant Engineering discipline.
  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role specifically dealing with Waste-Water Treatment Projects including Pump Station Design, Odour Reduction, Sludge Thickening etc.
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • The ability to command respect and to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams.
  • Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling projects.
  • Sufficient seniority and credibility to advise project teams on their projects.
  • The ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems.

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV or alternatively call +353 1 4852375.

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