We are pleased to announce the opportunity for a Substation Technician in Ireland with an immediate start. The successful candidate will be a qualified Electrical Engineer, with 2-3 years of minimum experience as a Substation Technician. They will be carrying out the full range of duties associated with Substation technician of substation voltages up to 110kV.


  • Ensure compliance with Work Specifications, Local Management Instructions, statutory Requirements and Health & Safety policies.
  • Plan, develop and implement maintenance routines for all plant and equipment within scope of the contract
  • Assist in the development of existing and new processes to enhance the quality of service provided to the customer.
  • Ensure a safe working environment is provided at all times, and obtain or develop any necessary documentation such as, Risk Assessments and Method Statements.
  • Ensure that suitable and sufficient Risk and Method Statements are in place before work starts.
  • Plan day to day work, anticipate problems and accomplish tasks to high standards of quality and time.
  • Take part in a 24/7, 365 day per year standby rota and provide flexible support whenever possible to support others who are on call (if required).
  • Undertake all relevant training and practical experience as required under other customers/sites for their high voltage safety rules and maintain that authorization.
  • Investigate and rectify faults and prepare, where necessary, reports to comply with QA and customers’ requirements.
  • Interpret test and inspection reports and initiate appropriate action.
  • Ensure that all maintenance documentation is completed and uploaded on Maintenance Management System as specified in procedures.
  • Ensure all work is carried out to a satisfactory quality and technical standard.
  • Carry out other duties within your competence as directed by the appropriate supervisor.
  • Provide a technical, engineering and advisory service to other staff in areas where you have particular expertise or experience.
  • Provide support to other projects as and when required.
  • Attend training courses as required.


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working within a maintenance environment on industrial sites or electrical substations.
  • IT Literacy (MS Office including MS Project etc.).
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate evidence of successful organisational skills.
  • Demonstrate evidence of successful team working abilities.
  • Demonstrate evidence of understanding of H & S legislation and Risk Management Processes.
  • Good level of English language, both verbal and written.

Next Steps

If you are a Substation Technician and are interested in this job, you can apply below. Alternatively email opportuntites@fohntechgroup.com or Call 00 353 87 911 9958

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About Fohntech Group

Fohntech Group was established in 2017 and is now one of the leading construction services companies in Ireland, currently partnering on a number of high profile industrial projects in Ireland, the UK and Europe.