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CAT A Aircraft Engineers

Vacancy Details

Location: Dublin
Region: Republic of Ireland
Job Type: Engineering and Maintenance
Category: On the Ground
Closing Date:
Date Posted: 01/29/2019
Reference: M1338


Aer Lingus Recruitment
CAT A Aircraft Engineers - Dublin
Maintenance and Engineering Department

Are you passionate about aviation and want to play an integral role in Ireland’s only 4-star airline?

If so, Aer Lingus is looking for people like you! We currently have a number of positions open for the role of Aircraft Engineer (EASA Part 66 CAT A) to join our Dublin Line and Base Maintenance teams. This is a unique opportunity to join Aer Lingus, servicing our fleet of approximately 50 aircraft that fly to over 100 destinations across Europe and North America. This role requires the successful candidates to take responsibility for the maintenance and certification of A320/321 CEO, NEO and A330 aircraft. We are looking for highly motivated individuals with a proven track record in an aircraft maintenance environment.

Your role:
Performance and certification of Line Maintenance work, as outlined in the Aer Lingus MMOE, to ensure compliance with prescribed airworthiness standards.
Perform duties assigned by your supervisors in a safe, timely and diligent manner in accordance with the approved standards and company procedures.
Full utilisation of all IT systems in use throughout the maintenance department.
Adherence to all company, regulatory and Health and Safety requirements.
Be proactive in implementing the Aer Lingus security of aircraft programme.
Strict adherence to the relevant airport regulations and directions.
Maintain the work environment and work vehicles in a clean and safe condition.
Play an active part in the continuous improvement programmes which are ongoing within the Maintenance and Engineering Department. 
Responsible for the delivery of key KPIs for the department. 

To be considered for the role of CAT A Aircraft Engineer, candidates must meet the following:

Your qualifications and key criteria:
Hold a current unrestricted EASA Aircraft Maintenance Part 66 Category A Licence. 
Familiarity and experience of using IT systems including the MS Office Suite.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Self-motivated, with proven organisational skills.
Strong technical judgement and trouble-shooting skills.
Excellent problem solving, analytical and decision making skills.
Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines. 
An enthusiastic team member with a positive attitude to work effectively in an ever-changing environment.
A high level of flexibility including a willingness to travel on request to assist with recovery of aircraft in AOG situations.
Capable of and prepared to work shift, based on a 24 x 7 pattern.
Fluent in English, both spoken and written.
Eligible to live and work in the Republic of Ireland without restriction.
Hold a full clean driving licence.
Able to provide details of 2 verifiable references.
Able to pass a 5 – year security background check*
Prepared to complete a medical questionnaire and medical examination.
Possession and demonstration of 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 

Desirable Criteria:
Familiarity and experience of using the AMOS computer system.
What we offer:
Competitive salary
Generous paid annual leave 
Heavily discounted staff travel privileges with Aer Lingus and some select partner airlines
Prime location in Dublin Airport 
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
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


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?
  • Do you hold a valid EEA passport allowing unrestricted worldwide travel?
  • Will you be 18 years of age on 1st September 2018?
  • Are you fluent in English, both spoken and written?
  • Do you have a full, clean driving licence?
  • 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 able & prepared to work shifts, unsociable hours, weekends and holidays?
  • Are you able/prepared to spend time away from base overnight and time on call?
  • Are you prepared to complete a medical questionnaire & medical examination?
  • Do you hold a current B1 OR B2 OR Cat A unlimited EASA license?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence (ref Criminal Justice Act 2016)

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