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Technical Representative

Vacancy Details

Location: Dublin
Region: Republic of Ireland
Job Type: Specialist
Category: On the Ground
Closing Date: 09/28/2018
Date Posted: 09/13/2018
Reference: 4457


Aer Lingus Recruitment
Technical Representative
Maintenance & Engineering Department, Dublin

Applications are currently being invited for the role of Technical Representative in the Maintenance & Engineering Department in Dublin. Reporting to the Contracts Maintenance Manager, the successful candidate will provide technical oversight and reporting on maintenance events performed by third party service providers on the Aer Lingus fleet of aircraft including base maintenance checks and major component repairs and overhauls.

He/she will play a significant role in ensuring all elements of Aer Lingus contracts are adhered to on a continuous basis while also being responsible for the local approval of additional work invoice.  They will also be responsible for the delivery of an end of check report detailing man-hours consumed, materials and other ad-hoc date which will support the development of the maintenance cost data model.

Key Responsibilities & Duties Include:

Providing oversight of contracted maintenance on Aer Lingus aircraft including aircraft deliveries and redeliveries while ensuring our service providers maintain the highest safety standards possible
Ensuring supplier relationships are maintained to maximise our commercial opportunities
Reconciliation of contracted maintenance invoices including negotiation of additional invoice claims while ensuing adherence to budget  
Participating in daily project meetings while ensuring all significant items are reported in a timely manner to the Contracted Maintenance Manager.
Supporting the Planning Department with all aspects of development and execution of the annual maintenance programme
Preparing and updating of spreadsheets providing financial analysis of the project budget on a weekly basis
Supporting the development of the departmental budget and maintenance cost forecasts with a strong commercial focus on cost control 

To be considered for the role of Technical Representative, candidates must meet the following:

Essential Criteria:

Hold an aircraft maintenance technical qualification in EASA Part 66 B1 and/or B2 disciplines or equivalent third level qualification
Airbus A320 and/or A330 type rating desirable but not essential
Knowledge of the Aer Lingus Base maintenance planning process
Ability to understand and manage complex contracts and projects
Knowledge of aircraft financing and budget forecasting essential
Strong working knowledge of AMOS and Excel
Fluent in English, both written and spoken
Eligible to live and work in the EU
Hold a current unrestricted worldwide passport
Able to pass a strict airport security vetting procedure which includes a 5 year background check* or be in possession of a current airside pass for the airport this position is based in
Possess and be able to demonstrate the key competencies and skills outlined below

*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

Key Competencies / Skills Required:

Creative, innovative and idea driven
Highly commercial and customer focussed
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships at all levels both internally and externally
Proven leadership skills with the ability to manage a number of projects simultaneously
Highly motivated and enthusiastic team member who will promote and encourage change through innovation and use of industry best practise process and procedure
Self motivated individual with a high level of initiative and commitment
Flexibility to travel for extended periods on short notice

*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: Friday 28th September 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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