Crew Leader - Atlantic Aviation Group
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Crew Leader

Job Title: Crew Leader

Reports to: Project Leader

Location: Atlantic Aviation Group, Shannon Airport, Shannon, Co Clare

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Atlantic Aviation Group

With over 55 years of experience, Shannon based Atlantic Aviation Group is one of Europe’s leading independent aviation solution providers. The company has a strong reputation of providing customers with a complete range of solutions including; aircraft maintenance & modifications, technical, engineering and design services, logistics and material solutions and international training and consultancy. This reputation is built on a proud history and tradition of superior craftsmanship, technical expertise and continuous training, which is supported by our flexible, open and partnership-based customer relationships.

The company provides a range of aviation solutions including; Part 145 Aircraft Maintenance, CAMO & Technical Services, Part 21 Design Services and the EASA Part 147 Atlantic Aviation Institute which provides aviation training to airlines, MRO’s and companies around the world.

Atlantic Aviation Group have an exceptional opportunity for a highly-motivated and career focused Crew Leader seeking a role in a challenging, fast-paced and rewarding environment. Our aim as a team is to attract and develop key talent across all levels of our growing aviation business.

General Responsibility

The Crew Leader is responsible for crew performance and development. This includes, but is not limited to, individual performance, competence assessment, training, motivation, performance and discipline. Also the Crew Leader must;

  • Take full responsibility and ownership of their assigned work area/zone for the duration of the check
  • Compliance with the organisational policies and procedures detailed in the Atlantic Aviation Group MOE and supporting manuals
  • Adhere to safety and deactivation/reactivation requirements, complying with the Atlantic Aviation Group safety policy at all times – identifying and rectifying potential unsafe conditions
  • Responsible for maintaining your assigned work area/zone in a clean and safe manner
  • If particular policies, legislation or standards apply to your work area/zone, ensure this is clear to your team and appropriately monitored and enforced
  • Complying with the Atlantic Aviation Group internal and mandatory reporting requirements
  • Complying with the work interruption and handover procedures

Essential Job Function

  • The Crew Leader should provide excellent leadership to their team to help people perform at their best, through motivating and developing them to achieve high performance
  • Communicate necessary levels of performance to the teams and motivate and lead the teams to excellent performance – follow-up promptly and address performance issues within the team
  • Lead the team in improving on safety, health and environment issues
  • Ensure the teams comply with all necessary technical and work quality
  • Lead the team in improving work methods and performance with respect to reliability, costs, and quality and be clear about expectations for quality, accuracy, timeliness of work expected from your team
  • Be clear about what authority/decision-making is delegated to individuals in your team and providing autonomy to do so
  • Identify yearly training requirements in conjunction with the training department using the TNA system for your team
  • Develop teamwork and autonomy within the Team


Candidate Requirements

  • Must hold a valid standard based B1/B2 qualification or working towards attaining a BI/B2 Licence (time-frame to be agreed)
  • Supervisory experience in a PART-145 organisation
  • Knowledge of aeronautical regulations (PART-145, PART-66)
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Have good communication skills, both verbally and written, and interpersonal skills
  • A proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Be able to work on their own initiative and demonstrate leadership skills
  • Possess proficient organisational skills and an ability to work in an efficient manner


Typical Working Conditions

  • Must be able to use ladders, work stands, lifts, etc. and be able to work on all areas of the aircraft that may require access during performance of duties.
  • Must be comfortable working at heights and confined spaces.
  • Physical exertion such as: pulling, pushing, reaching, bending, standing, walking and light lifting of boxes, bags, files and electronic equipment.
  • Must satisfy and maintain the required medical standard.
  • Work is performed at the Atlantic Aviation Group Hangar in Shannon and possibly offsite providing AOG support.
  • PPE is provided by Atlantic Aviation Group and its use is mandatory in the performance of your work.
  • May be requested to work nights, weekends, holidays and overtime, as necessary.
  • Must satisfy and maintain airport security requirements.

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