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Duty Maintenance Engineering Specialist (DMES)

Vacancy Details

Location: Dublin
Region: Republic of Ireland
Job Type: Specialist
Category: On the Ground
Closing Date: 09/13/2019
Date Posted: 08/30/2019
Reference: M1487


Role name: Duty Maintenance Engineering Specialist - Dublin
Department name: 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! Applications are currently being invited for the role of Duty Maintenance Engineering Specialist (DMES) within the Maintenance and Engineering Department.  Reporting to the Duty Maintenance Manager (DMM), the successful candidate will be required to provide technical expertise to coordinate defect rectification and certain maintenance on the Aer Lingus fleet on a shift-by-shift basis.  They will be responsible for monitoring the aircrafts’ technical status while ensuring maximum operational availability, while maintaining the highest levels of airworthiness standards and fleet reliability.
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:

Support Line Maintenance and any contracted maintenance providers to maintain a serviceable fleet
Real-time monitoring of on-board aircraft systems using various software applications
Reliability management involving the continuous assessment of aircraft defects through management of Post Flight Reports (PFRs) and Repeat Item Tracker (RITs) to maximize fleet reliability
Processing of Technical Assist Queries (TAQs)
Compilation and reporting of structural damage reports
Coordination of AOG working parties
Aircraft on Ground (AOG) support; supporting all aspects of returning an aircraft to service
Liaising with engine and other OEMs for any technical issues
Monitoring of aircraft Minimum Equipment List (MEL) deferred defects ensuring rectification in timely manner
Deputising for the DMM, as required
Liaising with the Operations Department and assisting the DMM in prioritising fleet maintenance with a view to meeting operational requirements
Out of hours Airworthiness Directives (AD) monitoring to assist the Engineering Department in maintaining airworthiness standards.

To be considered for the role of Duty Maintenance Engineering Specialist, candidates must meet the following:

Your qualifications & key criteria:

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in aircraft maintenance
Hold a recent aircraft maintenance technical qualification with recent experience on Airbus A320 or A330 family aircraft in EASA Part 66 B1 or B2 disciplines .
Systems and computer skills of a sufficient standard to access record and analyse technical information
Good working knowledge of the Airbus Software suite
Good working knowledge of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint): Excel in particular
Sound knowledge of the Aer Lingus Safety Management System
Possess and be able to demonstrate the key competencies and skills outlined below

Key Competencies / Skills Required:

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
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.

*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
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 13th September 2019


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 2019?
  • 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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