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

Waste Water Shift Operator

CAW now require a Wastewater Shift Operator. The Shift Operator will have previous knowledge and experience of wastewater and sludge treatment or similar, with a proven track record in basic plant fault finding and troubleshooting.

The role will require the candidate to work as part of a team and also on an individual basis.

A recognised qualification in a relevant discipline would be to the candidate’s advantage.


Main responsibilities

  • Operation of plant and equipment
  • Reporting of maintenance issues
  • Sampling
  • Health and safety checks
  • Data acquisition and recording
  • Routine cleaning & inspections


Candidates should have a suitable proficiency in computing, daily administration and recording associated with the operation of a modern waste water treatment plant.


The appointment is on a permanent basis in Dublin, after successful completion of a probationary period. To apply for this position send your CV and covering letter by email.

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Maintenance Fitter

CAW are currently recruiting for the position of Maintenance Fitter at Ringsend WWTP. Ringsend is the largest municipal wastewater treatment plant in Ireland and one of the largest in Europe, treating for a population the equivalent of 1.9 million people.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Working as part of a Mechanical Team and supervising contractors for maintenance, repairs and installations
  • Carry out preventative maintenance work on the plant
  • Maintain Engineering area in terms of good house keeping
  • Contribute on identification, quantification, implementation and presentation of equipment continuous improvement projects
  • Making sure maintenance tasks are completed in accordance with site policies and procedures
  • Troubleshoot equipment related process problems and equipment failures to determine cause and to investigate repairs
  • Ensure effective completion and ongoing review of planned equipment maintenance routines on MAXIMO (site CMMS)
  • Ensure all executed maintenance activities are recorded on MAXIMO (site CMMS)
  • Support Engineering and Production personnel on continuous improvements and monitor equipment in order to recommend process improvements
  • Minimise downtime on equipment, through fast response, effective root cause analysis and good problem solving techniques
  • Effective analysis and elimination of recurring equipment problems


Skills required:

  • Good communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative
  • Proven ability to work well as part of a team and/or on your own with minimum supervision
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Strong technical capability with attention to detail


Expertise and knowledge of a WWTP

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