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50 jobs with Dublin Aerospace

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50 jobs with Dublin Aerospace

Thursday, May 11, 2017 

50 jobs with Dublin Aerospace

Aircraft maintenance company Dublin Aerospace has pulled a potential €40m investment in the UK following the Brexit vote. The company is instead hiring 50 full-time staff for its Dublin Airport operation.

Speaking to the media, company founder Conor McCarthy said that Dublin Aerospace has now offered full-time contracts to 25 people, with an additional 25 full-time staff to be be hired in October, bringing total full-time staff numbers at Dublin Aerospace to 290.

Dublin Aerospace employs 400+ staff when its workforce swells for the peak winter period. Many of these jobs are contract roles for engineers, aircraft technicians and mechanics. The Dublin operation is effectively booked up for maintenance for next winter.

The company has upwards of 100 aerospace trainees. Application is currently open for Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitter (MAMF) Apprentices. Click here for application details.

Find out more about careers in the Irish Aviation Industry here.

The CareersPortal Team