Role name: Aircraft Engineer B1/B2 – London Heathrow
Department name: Maintenance & Engineering Department
Are you interested in growing your career with Ireland’s only 4 star airline? Applications are currently being invited for the position of Licensed Aircraft Engineer at London Heathrow Airport (EASA B1 / B2 engineers). This is a unique opportunity to join Aer Lingus, servicing our fleet of aircraft providing flights to Dublin, Cork, Shannon and Belfast. This role requires the successful candidates to take responsibility for the maintenance and certification of A320/321 aircraft, we are looking for highly motivated individuals with a proven track record in an aircraft maintenance environment.
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!
Performance and completion 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 Aircraft Engineer candidates must meet the following criteria:
Your qualifications & key criteria:
Hold or be working towards a current unrestricted EASA Aircraft Maintenance Part 66 B1 / B2 Licence.
Have served a recognised apprenticeship or armed forces equivalent
Familiarity and experience of using IT systems including the MS Office Suite
Fluent in English, both spoken and written
Pass a criminal record and security check, carried out by the airport authorities.
Hold a full clean driving licence.
Able to provide details of 2 verifiable references.
Able to pass a 5 – year background check.
Capable of and prepared to work shift, based on a 24 x 7 pattern.
Prepared to complete a medical questionnaire and medical examination
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Self-motivated, with proven organisational skills.
Experienced and competent in the use of IT computer systems (including MS Office).
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.
B1/B2 Type endorsement on A320 Family aircraft with CFM56 Engine.
Familiarity and experience of using the AMOS computer system.
*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:
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: Tuesday 9th April 2019
AER LINGUS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER
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)