Published on November 22nd, 2022 | by Mark Dwyer


Dublin Aerospace Launches Significant Recruitment Drive

Dublin Aerospace announced this week its intentions to hire a total of 106 new staff across its Base Maintenance Facility at Dublin Airport and its new Landing Gear Facility in Ashbourne. The news comes after Dublin Aerospace announced an immediate 19% increase in employees’ guaranteed basic pay, with a further 6% increase in 2023, together with additional benefits including an increase in pension contributions and annual leave, and its unique and generous profit-sharing scheme for all employees. 

The maintenance company are looking for Fitter/Turners (MAMF), Toolmakers, Technicians and Mechanics in Ashbourne, and Mechanics, Electricians, Sheet Metal Workers and Panel Beaters, Painters, Upholsterers and Composite Technicians, along with vacancies in On-Site Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), and B1 and B2 certified Engineers at the Dublin Airport Hangar Complex. These positions are especially relevant to those tradespeople who are considering a career change, with in-depth training and mentorship programs provided to successful candidates. 

Commenting on the announcement, William Flaherty, CEO of Dublin Aerospace said: “We have a large number of exciting career opportunities available across a wide range of areas. Although experience is preferred, we do recognise the unique nature of our work and will be providing full training to suitable candidates.  We operate to the highest standards in Aerospace where the work is both varied and interesting and learning never stops.

We operate in a globally competitive sector where having the right talent, skills, and attitude is crucial to our success. We are looking for employees who have a keen attention for detail, are safety-conscious, and are ready to hit the ground running as we enter a busy number of months here at Dublin Aerospace.”

Those interested can visit the Dublin Aerospace careers page for further details on all vacant positions – www.dublinaerospace/careers

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Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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