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Friday, 15 September, 2023 - 15:34 to Monday, 16 October, 2023 - 00:59

18-Month Fixed-Term Contract

The Shannon Airport Group is seeking an Electrician to join our team at Shannon Airport on a fixed-term contract basis. The contract involves standard day shifts. The successful candidate must be available to provide shift cover over a 24-hour cycle as and when required to meet the operational business needs.

The Shannon Airport Group welcomes applications from individuals who have completed a recognized electrical qualification with post-apprenticeship experience, preferably in an industrial setting. We are seeking candidates who are open to the challenge of working in a team-oriented environment with responsibility for ensuring the effective monitoring and maintenance of all electrical infrastructure across the airport campus.


Role Purpose:

To ensure optimum service at all times, it is vital that the complex landside and airfield electrical infrastructure and communications systems at Shannon Airport are maintained to the highest standards. The role encompasses planned, reactive, and emergency maintenance in a diverse range of landside and airfield electrical infrastructural assets. Aspects of this work are aviation-specific, and on-the-job training shall be provided.


Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Completion of planned, reactive, and emergency maintenance on electrical infrastructural assets, including Airfield lighting, Aerodrome compliance, Planned Maintenance programme, Building Services, Fire Alarm systems, Emergency Lighting systems, Car Park systems, Street lighting, Lifts/escalators, HVAC, HBS Maintenance, Heating and Water systems, and minor projects.
  • Responsible for ensuring a high standard of work on all elements of monitoring, reporting, and maintenance of electrical assets to NSAI and EASA standards.
  • Carry out critical asset repairs, inspections, and health checks of systems.
  • Use, promote, and monitor the asset management CMMS.
  • Regular monitoring of Electrical Scada Systems.
  • Support Airport Facilities Management.


Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

Candidates should have:

  • Electrical trade apprenticeship and appropriate trade certificates.
  • Minimum 2-3 years' experience working as a fully qualified industrial electrician.
  • Good working knowledge of electrical systems design, operations, and maintenance of high-voltage systems (ideally airfield-based).
  • Experience of working in a highly regulated and/or safety-critical working environment.
  • Familiarity with and understanding of NSAI regulations and how they affect the maintenance of major electrical systems.
  • Understanding of safety regulations and a strong concern for the health and safety of oneself and others.
  • Competent IT skills with experience in Windows-based software.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with team members, the Airport Engineering Team, and wider stakeholders.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, accepting ownership for delivery and accountability for results.
  • Strong work ethic and high attention to detail and the quality of work.
  • Full Clean Class B Licence.

To apply, please email your CV to Jake.loughran@eflexes.com or call 085 800 7936 for further details.



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