Technical Engineer (Powerplant)

ASL Aviation Holdings DAC Swords Ireland Engineering
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Company Description

ASL Aviation Holdings is a global aviation services company with airlines based in Europe, South Africa, and Asia. ASL is a world leader in ACMI airline operations, serving major cargo and passenger airlines. ASL operates a fleet of 130 aircraft and serves over 150 airports worldwide, including passenger and cargo operations under ASL's own brands. The Group is committed to sustainability and has endorsed the 'Toulouse Declaration' and Destination 2050, the industry-led programme to achieve net-zero emissions in aviation by 2050. ASL is also working to meet the requirements of the European Commissions 'Fit for 55' proposals and is partnering with leading innovators in hydrogen-electric emission powertrains to introduce new emissions reduction technology into their current fleet. With a team of 3,000 people of 51 different nationalities, ASL Aviation Holdings is committed to excellence, experience, and expertise in aviation services while acting in the best interest of staff, customers, environment, and planet through their ESG policy.


Engineering’s role is focused on reassurance, keeping our people and our customer’s safe, ensuring that in every aspect of our operation we have industry leading performance and that our various fleet programmes are delivering to plan, budget and specification.

The role of the Technical Services Engineer – Powerplant is to deliver operational excellence by ensuring the ASL Airlines fleets is safe, compliant, reliable, on-time and defect-free, managing internal and external stakeholders to achieve this in a cost-effective way for the airframe systems.

Key Accountabilities:

The Technical Services Powerplant section is responsible for Engineering activities related to the airworthiness, safety, reliability, operational disruption, and commercial cost effectiveness of all Engine types operated by ASL Airlines and its customer airlines.

Responsible for:

  • Ensuring applicable FAA/EASA/CAA Airworthiness Directives are reviewed and managed with compliant technical and/or procedural actions.
  • Identifying, reviewing, producing and following-up of technical documentation related to Non-mandatory Modifications (SB, SL, STC, or Service docs).
  • Monitoring of operational reliability with identification and introduction of effective delay mitigation actions to ensure target levels for operational reliability are achieved.
  • Using Reliability Centred Maintenance Philosophy, assisting in producing and managing initial issue and revision to AMP, supporting AMP optimization projects, reviewing findings to ensure the AMP remains compliant and effective considering the operating experience for engine related tasks.
  • Contributing to issuing Reliability Reports and supporting the company Reliability Control Board process for Engine related matters.
  • Providing assistance to phase in /phase out projects of aircraft as required, including records review of AD/SB, HTC, LLPs, OCCM, modification status, to support, in the Powerplant domain, the Continuous Airworthiness Manager in order to produce Aircraft Introduction Files and Aircraft Redelivery in accordance with EASA/FAA/CAA requirements.
  • Manage technical investigations and implement corrective actions.
  • Investigating Occurrence reports performing appropriate technical and/or procedural actions to minimize possibility of recurrence for the fleet.
  • Supporting Line Maintenance and Flight Operations with specialist technical support.
  • Manage the Engine Condition Trend Monitoring process.
  • Manage the airline Engine Removal plan.
  • Driving continuous improvement, processes, and procedures.
  • Managing the technical relationship with Engine manufacturers to ensure they effectively support ASL Airlines Engineering.
  • Keeping abreast of industry best practice ideas and developments - adopting these where appropriate
  • Maintain competence on the basis of continued education and training in their area of responsibility. The company will facilitate this process.



Must have completed a recognised apprenticeship in aircraft engineering with two years’ post apprenticeship aircraft engineering experience, or

Must hold a recognised aircraft engineering qualification (Degree in Engineering or aerospace discipline or an equivalent professional qualification) with minimum 3 years' experience in Engineering role, or

Must hold a Part 66 licence issued by the IAA or equivalent authority.


  • Strong aviation engineering knowledge and experience in a CAMO organization preferably in Powerplant engineering role.
  • Strong supplier management experience.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to interact and influence across Engineering sections, OEM’s, other operators, industry experts and regulators.
  • Sound knowledge of maintenance planning.
  • Sound knowledge of airworthiness regulations.
  • Sound knowledge of aircraft maintenance programmes and development.
  • Sound knowledge of computerised Maintenance Information Systems and record keeping systems. Knowledge of AMOS/TRAX will be an asset.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Fluent in English.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the EU.

We offer:

a competitive salary, 24 days annual leave (increasing with continuous service) and a range of other benefits, including car parking, generous employer pension contribution and life assurance cover.

As part of our commitment to our IBEC KeepWell accreditation we offer:

employee assistance program, subsidized gym membership, cycle to work scheme, tax saver scheme, and access to The ASL Way Learning Academy.

Other Information:

Company: ASL Airlines Ireland

Location: Head Office, Swords, Co.Dublin

Reports to: CAMO Manager

Working Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00-17:30


Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to join ASL Airlines Ireland and take your career to new heights!

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