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Avionics Specialist

Vacancy Details

Location: Dublin
Region: Republic of Ireland
Job Type: Specialist
Category: On the Ground
Closing Date: 10/11/2018
Date Posted: 10/04/2018
Reference: 4285


Aer Lingus Recruitment
Avionics Specialist - Dublin
Maintenance & Engineering Department

Are you interested in growing your career with Ireland’s only 4 star airline? We are looking for an Avionics Specialist to join our growing Engineering team. We’re the department that manages the scheduled maintenance, modification and repair of our A320 and A330 fleet in order to retain the highest levels of safety and reliability. Based in Dublin Airport and reporting to the Director of Engineering you will have responsibility for providing technical support to Aer Lingus Part 145 Maintenance, managing avionic upgrade campaigns and other avionic requirements as mandated by EASA.
In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, we offer you the opportunity to grow your career with one of Ireland’s most iconic brands. Take a look below!

Your role:

Evaluating mandatory maintenance requirements e.g. ADs, ETOPS, etc.
Evaluating OEM and vendor technical instructions e.g. SBs, VSB, AOT etc.
Evaluating aircraft upgrades and modifications.
Managing the implementation of modifications from RFQ, approval process, to implementation.
Generating Engineering Orders in AMOS to accomplish continuing airworthiness requirements.
Facilitating the acceptance and return of Aircraft to lessor/airline.
Developing and supporting the implementation of Lean within the Engineering Department.

Your qualifications & key criteria:

Hold an aircraft maintenance technical qualification in EASA Part 66 B1 or B2 disciplines or equivalent third level qualification.
Minimum of 5 years working experience in an aircraft maintenance environment.
Strong working knowledge of AMOS and Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Power Point etc).
Knowledge of Airbus Technical Documentation and IT offerings
Experience in writing technical work instructions and technical reports.
Experience in interpreting national authority Mandatory Publications.
Excellent understanding of aircraft regulatory requirements.
Knowledge of EASA Part 21 certification documents.
Fluent in English, both written and spoken
Eligible to live and work in the EU
Current unrestricted passport
Hold a current full driving licence
Sound knowledge of the Aer Lingus Safety Management System
Possess and be able to demonstrate the key competencies and skills outlined below
Excellent communication and interpersonal communication skills
Self-motivated individual with a high level of initiative and commitment
Ability to work as part of a team but also demonstrate the ability to work on own initiative
Ability to work in a high pressure environment and to adapt quickly within a dynamic situation
Ability to have a calm measured response to sometimes urgent problem solving
Enthusiastic and flexible team member
Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise effectively
Well-developed computer skills with the ability to learn new systems quickly
Excellent attention to detail

*If you are a non Irish Citizen, you will need to be in possession of a current police disclosure certificate from your home country. If you have lived outside the Republic of Ireland for more than 6 months you will also be required to hold a current police disclosure certificate from that country/countries

What we offer:

Competitive salary
Generous paid annual leave
Annual performance related bonus
Heavily discounted staff travel privileges with Aer Lingus and some select partner airlines
Prime location in Dublin Airport
Annual salary reviews
Employer pension contribution to a Defined Contribution Pension Scheme
Life assurance cover
Income protection cover
Paid sick leave
Paid maternity leave
Paid paternity leave
Employee assistance program
Cycle-to-Work scheme and Tax Saver Scheme
Subsidised staff canteen
Subsidised dry cleaners and various airport discounts
Learning & Development support through a catalogue of courses
Opportunity to work in a team environment and to grow your career in Ireland’s only 4 star airline
Annual Make a Difference Day and team social events

Closing Date: Thursday 11th October 2018


In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Are you eligible to live and work in EU without restriction?
  • Will you be 18 years of age on 1st September 2018?
  • Are you fluent in English, both spoken and written?
  • Can you provide a verifiable 5 year background/employment history?
  • Can you provide 2 verifiable references?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence in Ireland?
  • Is there anything that would prevent you passing our security clearance process?
  • Are you prepared to complete a medical questionnaire & medical examination?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence (ref Criminal Justice Act 2016)

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