Field Operations Engineer

27 Jul 2022
24 Aug 2022
Mary Griffin
Job Type

Field Operations Engineer
Candidate must have valid visa to work in Ireland (Stamp 1G/Stamp 4/EU Passport)

Location: Limerick
Job type: Permanent, Full time
Sector and subsector: IT | Engineer

We are hiring a Field Operations Engineer for our client based in Limerick. Our client is seeking to recruit a Field Operations Engineer to join their growing technical services team.

You will work with a team of talented individuals in a dynamic, challenging, and fast-paced environment where customer focus is essential.

The role:
As a member of the Field Operations team your role will be to provide Electrical Engineering support for the delivery of our clients grid services worldwide. You will design client technical solutions and prepare design documentation and electrical drawings.

You will provide technical support to field engineering staff in the deployment of our clients Metering and Control solutions. You will ensure the delivery of projects to meet customer expectations within the given timescales. This role will be largely office based with a requirement for occasional travel to client sites.


  • Provide Electrical Engineering Support Services for the Field Operations group within VIOTAS.
  • Development of Client Design Solutions to deliver grid services.
  • Review of site electrical drawings, electrical configuration, equipment, plant, metering and control data to inform design solution.
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders to gather the required design inputs, to ensure all relevant information is considered at the project design stage and reviewed throughout the project, ensuring clear communication is maintained.
  • Specification of electrical instrumentation panels to meet technical design requirements.
  • Preparation of necessary site documentation including design files, method statements and electrical drawings.
  • Ensuring design compliance with applicable standards, regulatory and safety requirements.
  • Supporting deployments across geographical areas.
  • Providing local and remote technical support to VIOTAS field personnel.
  • Providing electrical design input for new product development to the product development team
  • Provision of ongoing technical support and analysis to clients.
  • Preparing specifications for purchases of electrical equipment and materials.
  • Any other activities as required to support the business needs.

Job requirements:

  • Ideally Electrical Engineering qualification with minimum of 3 years industrial experience (Energy Systems or Electronics background with strong electrical content may be considered).
  • Excellent knowledge of three phase electrical systems, Medium and low voltage switchgear, Electrical metering, control, and protection systems, Embedded power generation systems.
  • Excellent knowledge in preparation and understanding of electrical drawings.
  • Ability to learn quickly and take ownership of assigned projects from start to finish.
  • Excellent time management, planning and organisational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • A professional, positive outlook with a structured approach to problem-solving
  • Excellent attention to detail and process-driven approach to project delivery.
  • Excellent computer skills:
  • Microsoft suite,
  • Electrical CAD software.


  • Additional domain training (Electronics, PLC, programming).
  • Project Coordination/Management experience.
  • Knowledge of and interest in renewable technologies.

Candidate must have valid visa to work in Ireland (Stamp 1G/Stamp 4/EU Passport)

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