Water Chemist Engineer

At Aquachem, we are committed to saving water, reducing waste and helping customers play their part in protecting the environment, and we are proud of our Green Credentials.

Aquachem was one of the first companies in the world to create a standardised checklist for building owners to comply with and incorporated everything from potential risks, testing procedures, treatment options and plans and equipment maintenance. The Aquachem process has since gone on to form the international standard in water treatment.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily checks on the water quality of incoming RO / Demin water, feed water, Boiler Water and condensate.
  • Process water test for discharge carried out as requested by the site for discharge.
  • SWAS maintenance checks.
  • Manage the WTP (see below).
  • Chemical unloading as required.
  • Order up reagent/ stock as required.
  • Highlight any remedial/corrective actions that need to be addressed and advise GE Power
  • Facilities Team Member on a schedule of close-out dates for such remedial/corrective actions.
  • Liaise with CCR/Ops regarding any tasks/issues they may need throughout the day.
  • Chemical tests
  • Analyse raw water for appropriate parameters.
  • Analyse treated water for appropriate parameters. Analyse water samples obtained from the RO/ Demin water systems.
  • Analyse feed water/ De-aerator water for appropriate parameters.
  • Analyse condensate water for appropriate parameters.
  • Analyze boiler water for appropriate parameters.
  • This list is not exhaustive but gives an indication of the scope and nature of the work.

Please note that the above list is not intended to capture every detail of your role but the main areas of responsibility.


The successful candidate for the position will have:

  • Minimum three year’s Water Treatment Account Management experience.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to work well as part of a team
  • Experience in Closed Systems Testing & Treatment.
  • Experience in raw water, wastewater, and process treatment, is a plus.
  • Full clean driver’s licence.
  • Must be able to recognise, diagnose and solve common engineering, chemical and mechanical problems related to providing water treatment for steam boilers, cooling towers, and process water systems
  • Have a good level of computer knowledge so that he/she can complete online technical and commercial reports for existing and new customers.
  • Broad experience across various water treatment markets (commercial, healthcare, industrial, and food) would be a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Positive attitude and ability to think outside the box with a strong work ethic.
  • Full training and ongoing training program for the suitable candidate.

Additional Information:

Interested applicants can send their CV and cover letter to shane@aquachem.ie or contact us directly on 01 – 8252775

Excellent Salary, Benefits and learning and development opportunities for the right person