Celtic Anglian Water gears up for growth with major appointments
From left to right Jack Mills, Daniel O’Kelly, Elizabeth Cohalan, Dr Ciaran McCausland, Declan Maguire, Clare Duggan, Darren O’Reilly, Paddy Barry
Celtic Anglian Water (CAW), the water solutions company which provide treatment services across Ireland, has signalled ambitious growth plans with the announcement of a raft of new appointments and promotions.
With four new starts and three promotions, the Irish design, construction, and operations company which operates on sites across Ireland including in counties Dublin, Sligo and Waterford, intends to target the ever increasing commercial and industrial sector in Ireland in addition to continuing to operate large municipal treatment works.
The company also intends to double the number of engineers and technicians it has working for it over the next five years in order to achieve ambitious growth projections.
CAW, which is part of the Anglian Water Group, intends to bring the latest technology and operating practices developed across the Group’s Innovation Hub’s to industrial water sector in Ireland. The Anglian Group has a long and well-established record of delivering innovative, cost effective, and reliable water solutions to large water users across the world, and CAW, the Irish based subsidiary, intends to draw on this international experience.
Operating for over 20 years in the Irish market it currently operates one of the Europe’s largest wastewater treatment plants at Ringsend in Dublin, treating over 50 per cent of Ireland’s wastewater.
Appointments and promotions:
- Darren O’Reilly joins the company as Industrial Business Development Manager where he will bring his considerable experience of serving large industrial customers to bear by promoting a suite of the latest water technologies and solutions to customers.
- Dr. Ciaran McCausland has been promoted to the CAW Board as Technical Director and will aim to build upon CAW’s leading technical expertise in the Irish water sector and grow the company’s footprint in the industrial sector.
- Elizabeth Cohalan is appointed manager of the new Mobile Engineering services team for CAW. In this role Elizabeth will be leading a new team increasing the scope of the engineering solutions which CAW can deliver in-house to clients, from design phase right through to civil, mechanical, and electrical finish out.
- Clare Duggan is to be promoted to Senior Project Manager within the engineering team. Clare joined the team as an engineer in 2015 and currently manages all co-ordination on behalf of CAW for the major upgrade works at Ringsend.
- Jack Mills is promoted from Project Engineer to Project Manager with the CAW Projects Team, having joined Celtic Anglian Water in 2016. He has managed a number of upgrade projects at the Ringsend and Waterford Wastewater Treatment Works. Jack has a Degree in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering from Trinity College Dublin.
New starters at Ringsend are as follows:
- Daniel O’ Kelly has joined CAW in a new role as Instrumentation, Control and Automation (ICA) Technician. Daniel is a fully qualified technician with extensive experience in installing, commissioning and maintaining electrical equipment and instrumentation. Daniel has worked in Ireland and Australia.
- Thomas Murray has joined as an Industrial Electrician. Thomas is a fully qualified electrician with extensive experience in installation and maintenance of electrical equipment. Thomas has worked in Ireland and Australia.
- Paddy Barry has joined as Maintenance Fitter. Paddy is a time served Fitter and Welder and has worked extensively in the engineering industry in Ireland
Commenting on the appointments and promotions Declan Maguire, Managing Director of CAW commented:
“We have set some ambitious growth plans as a company and in order to deliver this are delighted to announce this, the first phase of new appointments and promotions to facilitate this growth”.
“These include some incredibly talented individuals, a number of whom boast considerable international experience.”
“The high calibre reinforces the fact that we an excellent company to work for, with a clear focus on health and wellbeing and personal development, and we are always on the lookout for new people to join us. Over the next five years will be seeking to double the amount of engineers and technicians we have working for us in order to facilitate our growth projections.
“Investing in people has paid incredible dividends, with the improved wellbeing of staff boosting motivation, reducing absenteeism and increasing staff retention. It has also boosted employee relations and assisted in making us more attractive when it comes to staff recruitment.”