Support Shops Composite Technician - Atlantic Aviation Group
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Support Shops Composite Technician

Job Title: Support Shops Composite Technician

Reports to: Support Shops Crew Leader or designee

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

Apply: Email your up-to-date CV together with any supporting qualifications to


Atlantic Aviation Group

With over 55 years of experience, Shannon based Atlantic Aviation Group (AAG) 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.

AAG have an exceptional opportunity for a highly-motivated career focused and ambitious Composite Technician 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 Support Shops Composite Technician is responsible for maintenance and repairs to keep aircraft working safely and efficiently. The Support Shops Composite Technician has responsibilities which include but are not limited to;

  • Compliance with the organisational policies and procedures detailed in the Atlantic Aviation Group MOE and supporting manuals.
  • Identifying and rectifying existing and potential unsafe conditions.
  • Adhere to safety and deactivation/reactivation requirements.
  • Maintaining the work environment in a clean and safe manner.
  • Complying with the Atlantic Aviation Group internal and mandatory reporting requirements.
  • Complying with the Atlantic Aviation Group safety policy.
  • Sign off maintenance tasks performed or supervised within the scope and limitations of an authorisation, where issued.
  • Persons performing work must notify their crew leader and inspector of mistakes requiring rectification to re-establish required maintenance standards.


Essential Job Function

  • Responsible for the maintenance and preventive maintenance of aircraft, components and equipment under Support Shops control and on the aircraft.
  • Perform Composite Wet Layup Repairs, Pre Preg Repairs and Metal to Metal Bond Repairs.
  • Operates powered and non-powered ground equipment.
  • Completes aircraft maintenance forms entries and enters data into the Maintenance Data System, ensures entries are accurate and complete.


Candidate Requirements

  • Non- EU/EAA nationals require current and valid permission to work and reside in the Republic of Ireland.
  • Must have a least 2 years (post qualification) Aircraft Maintenance experience on Composites.
  • 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 & Physical Demands

  • 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 AAG Hangar in Shannon and possibly offsite providing AOG support.
  • PPE is provided by AAG and its use is mandatory in the performance of your work.
  • Required to work nights, weekends, holidays and overtime, as necessary.
  • Must satisfy and maintain airport security requirements.


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