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150 additional jobs with Dublin Aerospace

Recruitment underway for variety of skillsets including engineers, technicians and operatives

Irish aviation maintenance company Dublin Aerospace has today announced the creation of 150 additional jobs as part of an expansion programme that aims to double the company's turnover by 2023.

Based in Dublin, the jobs are across the areas of engineering and support. A variety of skill sets are required including:

  • aircraft engineers,
  • avionics technicians,
  • structures & composite technicians,
  • painters and
  • aircraft operatives.

Recruitment is already underway and the first 48 additional team members have been hired in this quarter. 17 of of the new roles were taken up by graduates of the Dublin Aerospace apprenticeship and trainee programmes. The company offers five programmes in conjunction with SOLAS, and currently has over 100 young people in training.

Details of career opportunities and current vacancies with Dublin Aerospace are available here.

The aviation sector contributes more than €4 billion to the economy annually. Dublin Aerospace was established in 2009 with the assistance of an Enterprise Ireland investment. Executive Chairman at the company, Mr. Conor McCarthy said: "Since our start-up in 2009 with just 18 staff, our annual turnover has risen from €7m to €46m last year and we have been profitable since our second year in operation. "Last year saw further increases in turnover for all three business units; Aircraft Overhaul, Landing Gear and Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) Services. This solid underlying business performance has given us the confidence to create another 150 full-time, permanent engineering and support roles in our Dublin operation."

The announcement was attended by An Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Frances Fitzgerald and the expansion is supported by Enterprise Ireland.

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