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8 months ago
Salary band: €30k - €40k
Location: Dublin
Job type: Permanent
Experience: Any or N/A
Business sector: Both
Contact: Not Specified
Sector: Airport
Category: Mechanic Jobs

Job Summary

To service and maintain, keeping in good order all Ground Service Equipment at Dublin Airport. To keep Ramp and other service agency’s with safe and reliable equipment that meets all local and governing laws.   

Job Responsibilities

  • Operate and drive all types of equipment – motorized and non motorized
  • Perform and show competence in preventive maintenance per established schedules on all ground support equipment
  • To service, repair & maintain aircraft ground support equipment to a high standard within the company guidelines and to conform to all current mandatory & HS legislation.  
  • Provide trouble-shooting and diagnostic assessment of ground support equipment as required
  • Modify and overhaul power plant, drive-train, brake, electric and hydraulic systems
  • Prepare and paint ground support equipment to SP standards as required
  • Remove malfunctioning ground support equipment from service and ensure GSE is not returned to service until malfunction has been properly diagnosed and repaired
  • Respond to emergency service calls as well as accidents involving ground support equipment
  • Pick-up parts and material required for ground support equipment maintenance and repair
  • Own and demonstrate proper use of tools, diagnostic equipment, etc. required for equipment maintenance and repair
  • Complete all maintenance/repair documentation consistent with carrier, station, airport authority, municipal, state, federal and SP  requirements
  • Comply with all federal, provincial, municipal, airport authority and carrier security requirements
  • Will retain a motor vehicle driver’s license for both air side / non airside in good standing at all times
  • Keep GSE shop and its equipment clean and serviceable at all times, report any and all deficiencies to management
  • Fuel equipment as necessary with full regard for all safety and environmental requirements.
  • Will liaison with Ramp management, customers and staff in a professional manner when needed

Qualifications and Competencies

•Must be a “Time Served” Mechanical technician. Must possess Junior / Senior motor trade cert plus City & Guilds Mechanical Certificates or equivalent qualifications and experience.

§  Must have a technical background with experience in the motor trade Industry. 

§  Must have worked on HGV / Plant equipment for at least 2 years
•Previous mobile working experience/ diagnostic experience and ability to problem solve would be an advantage 
•Full Clean Driving licence Essential
•High level of enthusiasm & good communication skills 
•Basic knowledge of Computers. 
•Have a high level of professionalism 
•Good organizational skills and ability to be able to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines 
•Initiative to work autonomously if required

§  Good English language skills both oral and written essential

§  Undertake other duties or responsibilities where adequately trained. 


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


Swissport as an equal opportunity employer bases its hiring decisions on the business need and the best qualified candidates available, and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. Candidates who are offered employment may be subject to a criminal record and other background checks as permitted or required by company policy or applicable law.

About us 

Swissport International Ltd. is the leading Ground Services Provider to the aviation industry. Swissport is employing over 60,000 dedicated professionals, serving over 700 client companies at 269 stations in 48 countries on five continents. Swissport delivers unparalleled value in the areas of Ground Handling, Cargo Services, Executive Aviation, Travel Services, Fueling and Aircraft Maintenance. We strive to operate with the core values of People, Professionalism, and Partnership in all that we undertake. Our mission is simple – “To provide the aviation industry with consistent and tailor-made solutions around the globe, for a better customer experience”.

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