Electrical Testers - Limerick

Location: Limerick
The Opportunity 
To build your career by assisting in the delivery of ‘leading edge’ engineering projects. To work with a vibrant, agile and multi-functional team in delivering projects on time, safely, to budget and to the required quality standards. To benefit from Kirby’s Career Development Programmes that will enhance your leadership capability. To work with the best.
 To carry out Testing & Inspection and Certification of all Kirby Electrical Installations as required by national governing bodies and to ensure compliance with national regulations and electrical safety procedures. This role is initially an evening shift, moving to a day shift later in the summer.

  • Implement and manage Lock Out-Tag Out (LOTO) and Control of Hazardous Energy (COHE) on projects where they are the AP(appointed person)
  • Carry out Pre-Test Inspections (walk-down the field installation of each system term to term) on site and compile defect reports on compliance with national electrical regulations. 
  • Notify Project Manager and QC lead of any non-conformances or hazards on site. 
  • Carry out testing of Low Voltage installations as required by national governing bodies, issue report and snag list. 
  • Compilation of reports and issue ‘As Built’ Test Certificates
  • Verification of Redlined Drawings for the LV Installation that is being Tested.
  • Update cable schedules. 
  • Create DB schedule’s for inclusion in O&M.
  • Complete Test Record Sheets and (Safe Electric Certs if assigned to do so)
  • Manage and Implement Electrical Safe System of Work on site( if they are the AP) 
  • Carry out periodic inspections and surveys of installations. 
  • Emergency Lighting Commissioning to IS 3217 (desirable).
  • ATEX E&I Inspection Test and Certification to ET105:2011 & IS/BSEN 60079 (desirable). 

 Provide continuous Quality Training Support to Project teams – i.e. Glanding & Terminating. 

  • Carry out Inspection & Testing of Main and Sub-Main Distribution Boards and Transformer offloading cabling. 
  • Carry out Inspection & Testing of Final Sub-Circuits. 
  • Assist close-out of project issues/ investigations / queries. 
  • Ensure safety measures are being implemented with regard to meters and PPE being used i.e. ARC Flash.  
  • Issues Final Certification for project.  


  • Electrical Trade Background and/or a Third Level qualification in either Electrical or Building Services Engineering preferred. 
  • CompEx E01-06 qualified for ATEX environments (preferable). 
  • LOTO and COHE trained. 
  • ‘Authorised Person’ competent and trained.  
  • Adhere to Low Voltage (LV) Switchgear switching protocols – ACB’s, MCCB’s etc. 
  • Good Knowledge of I&C installations.  
  • Pharma / Medical Devices / Data Centre experience / knowledge. 
  • Technical Knowledge and experience of Low Voltage systems and regulatory requirements – ETCI, British Standards, EN standards and Cenelec, is desirable.  
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