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 vacancies@caw.ie, whereby we will contact you should a suitable vacancy arise.


Careers at CAW

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

Apply to: vacancies@caw.ie


Assistant Accountant

CAW are currently recruiting for the position of Assistant Accountant for the finance department located in our Santry Head Office.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to Finance Director, individual will perform back up support to the month end process including all relevant reconciliation’s to Trial Balance stage.
  • Implementation of internal control improvements required driving growing business.
  • Monitoring of current key performances indicators at all business locations i.e. Ringsend WwTW & other sites.
  • Monitoring of Stock levels and monthly stock take
  • Support Engineering manager in producing monthly cashflows and analysis of contract profitability on current projects.
  • RCT & VAT/Intrastat submissions to Irish Revenue
  • Maintenance of Fixed Assets Register
  • Implementation of IT enhancements required to sage financial Systems.
  • Sage experience beneficial.
  • Very Good Excel Skills Important.
  • The individual will be based at Santry Central Office but will be expected to spend at least 1-2 days a week at the Ringsend Plant office location.
  • Support to the Finance Department in production of monthly financial reporting templates, budgets and other ad hoc financial reporting duties.

 

Candidate profile:

  • Accounting finalist with a minimum of 3-5 years accounting experience in accounts payable and at assistant accountant level.
  • Experience in similar industry sector preferred
  • Previous audit background preferable
  • IT Systems implementation experience an advantage
  • Revenue recognition experience.

Apply to: vacancies@caw.ie


Maintenance Electrician

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

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To execute maintenance activities on electrical equipment including instrumentation, PLC’s, Variable Speed Drives ensuring safe, reliable plant.
  • Making sure maintenance tasks are completed in accordance with site policies and procedures.
  • Ensure effective completion and ongoing review of planned equipment maintenance routines on MAXIMO maintenance system.
  • Ensure all executed maintenance activities are recorded by the maintenance team on the MAXIMO maintenance system
  • Minimise downtime on equipment, through fast response, effective root cause analysis and good problem solving techniques
  • Effective analysis and elimination of recurring equipment problems.
  • Monitoring and record the use of spare parts
  • Be active in Identification, quantification, implementation and presentation of equipment continuous improvement projects.

 

Skills required:

  • Time served Electrician with QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft - Electrical or equivalent.
  • High-level diagnostic and problem solving skills in an industrial environment.
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical process plant and associated maintenance activities with the wastewater industry.
  • 5 years’ experience in an industrial environment
  • Knowledge of Alan Bradley PLC’s, Ethernet, ControlNet, DeviceNet & Profibus communications protocols.
  • Knowledge of ABB Variable Speed Drives.
  • Knowledge and understanding of ATEX zoned areas
  • Familiar with SCADA process control systems for process and fault diagnosis.
  • Understand and be highly proficient in information systems, e.g. Email, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Demonstrate detailed understanding of H&S statutory requirements, responsibilities and obligations.

 

Applications for the position should be forwarded by email, to arrive not later than Monday January 7th 2019

Apply to: vacancies@caw.ie


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.

Apply to: vacancies@caw.ie


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

Apply to: vacancies@caw.ie