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

We are always looking for dynamic individuals at Celtic Anglian Water (CAW) and regularly have vacancies available at our Head Office in Santry and across a number of our operating sites throughout 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 available vacancies. To apply for any of our available roles, please send your CV and a cover letter to Likewise, 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.

Current Opportunities

ICA Technician - Ringsend WWTW
Ringsend WWTW
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Established in 1998, Celtic Anglian Water (CAW) is a subsidiary company of the UK’s Anglian Water Group. Headquartered in Dublin, CAW employs over 90 people at various offices and treatment plants in Ireland and the UK.

Regarded as one of Ireland’s largest water service operators, our mission is to reliably supply wholesome and clean drinking water at the customer’s tap, treat wastewater to the highest EU standards to safeguard public health, and protect our environment. Innovation, efficiency, and reliability underpin all of our business activities but so also does our awareness of the need to recover and reuse resources and our commitment to ensure that our operations activities should be environmentally sustainable, including the production of Biofert®, an organic nutrient-rich agricultural fertiliser, much loved by farmers. Our hands-on expertise extends from Advanced Digestion, CHP & Energy Management, Facility Services, Utility Management, Water Metering Services, Asset Maintenance to MEICA Design & Construction.

CAW consistently delivers cost-effective, Operations & Maintenance solutions to Water Utility and Industrial clients, through our innovative Lean 6-sigma approach and accredited integrated management systems. We competitively tender for O&M and Design, Build & Operate contracts in the municipal & industrial sectors in Ireland and the UK.

Do you want to take an exciting and varied role using industry-leading technology at a place that values team-working, collaboration and looks after its people?

Being a successful water recycling company doesn’t come easy! We focus on looking after you, making sure that we reward and recognise you for all of your great work, while working in a close-knit team including:

  • a competitive salary
  • inclusion in our Defined Contribution pension scheme upon successful completion of your probation period. This scheme includes serious illness/disability income protection and death in service benefits.
  • 23 days annual leave (plus all the Irish bank holidays including Good Friday).
  • 2 x GP visits per annum paid by the company
  • performance based annual bonus
  • competitive industry call-out and overtime rates
  • further educational support and continuous improvement plans
  • industry related training and certification programmes

We also provide on-site health advice and support that goes way beyond your working life, including:

  • Annual health check-ups including cholesterol and blood pressure monitoring
  • Regular Bowel cancer screening
  • Diabetes screening
  • Promotion of, and inclusion of all staff in mental health initiatives is our priority

Role Summary 

Perform routine and emergency repairs of the plant instrumentation, plant PLC control and SCADA systems, plant electrical systems by performing the following duties personally.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Troubleshoot, repair and maintain and upgrade the site-wide Process PLC control system related power generation control systems and field instrumentation.
  • Determine actions required for repair, maintenance and calibration of equipment.
  • Test and troubleshoot pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical and electronic components.
  • Install, calibrate, scale and maintain plant hydraulic, electronic, and pneumatic control instruments.
  • Install, commission and maintain plant VSD systems
  • Install new plant instrumentation and controls, i.e. installation of field instruments and PLC systems, add/modify logic and graphic code when new equipment is installed or when code changes are required.
  • Commission / troubleshoot serial communications protocols. Assist electrical maintenance personnel when necessary.
  • Provide out of hours support to plant operations during plant start-up, running and shutdown activities
  • Follow all health and safety rules and regulations. Keep work area clean, safe and orderly.
  • Perform other duties as deemed necessary by the Maintenance Engineer.

Position and Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Five year’s power, chemical or industrial plant experience required. Bachelor’s degree and four year electrical trade apprenticeship. Technical schooling in electricity, electronics, physics, instrumentation, computer programming, programmable logic controller programming and math. Working knowledge of switchgear, MCC controls, relay logic and various AC and DC voltage systems.

Specific experience with Rockwell / Allen Bradley Control Systems and PLCs will be advantageous.

Language Skills: Excellent English, both written and verbal communication. Ability to read and interpret documents such as rules, technical procedures, operating and maintenance instructions, electrical schematics, P&ID documents and other procedure manuals.


Operations & Maintenance Manager - Foxes Den, Sligo WTW
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Established in 1998, Celtic Anglian Water (CAW) is one of the largest private providers of operations & maintenance solutions for water infrastructure in Ireland. Our expert staff operate & maintain the recently upgraded Foxes Den Water Treatment Plant (WTP) delivering up to 16.5 million litres of safe drinking water a day to the Sligo area.

The Role

CAW now require an experienced Operations and Maintenance Manager, reporting into the Contracts Director, to supervise, plan, and direct both operations and maintenance (O&M) programs in this large and complex WTP. This important and rewarding role involves:

  • Ensuring site activities are planned and supervised to ensure the health and safety of all personnel in compliance with legislation and O&M Procedures
  • Monitoring and controlling the operation of the WTP, to ensure strict compliance with contractual and statutory requirements for drinking water
  • Management of all planned and unplanned O&M activities to ensure optimum plant performance, plant availability and plant condition
  • Optimisation of the process to minimise the carbon footprint O&M activities
  • Preparation of monthly reports to CAW management and our client
  • Ensuring an adequate supply of tools, equipment, chemicals and power is available
  • Management and participation in call-out roster and response to out-of-hours alerts
  • Setting and meeting budget targets
  • Liaising with our Client and any regulatory bodies
  • Leading and motivating the WTP team and developing a positive culture that prioritises the safety, health and welfare of all personnel and water consumers
  • Ensure ISO management systems accreditations in Quality, Environment and Health and Safety are maintained


A relevant 3rd level qualification in engineering or science is a requirement. A minimum of five years’ experience in water treatment processes are necessary.

Leading and managing a team

Strong IT skills including MS Word and Excel

Good understanding of SCADA systems, laboratory techniques and plant maintenance systems (Maximo or equivalent)

Excellent reporting skills


The appointment is on a full time permanent basis in Sligo. A full driving licence is required.

To apply for this position, send your CV and covering letter to Aoife Murphy: (Tel 01-4852375).

Closing date for receipt of CV’s is Friday 28th January



Shift Operator - Ringsend WWTW
Ringsend WWTW
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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 to Aoife Murphy:


Maintenance Electrician - Ringsend WWTW
Ringsend WWTW
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Celtic Anglian Water 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 and 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 Allen 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.