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HANDLER / GROUND EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN

Employer Ryanair
Sector Aviation
Contract 0
Hours Full Time
Wages Competitive
Employer Job Reference
Closing Date 15 Feb 2019

Job Description

  • Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the main responsibilities of the job are:

    • Aircraft handling duties to include meeting and departing aircraft, towing and manoeuvring aircraft to and from departure stands and the use of ground equipment to support aircraft movements.
    • The use of and to be familiar with ground equipment to support the above, including aircraft push back tugs, hi-loaders, fork lift trucks and ground power units.
    • General servicing of ground equipment and company fleet of road-going vehicles.
    • Maintaining, reporting defects and keeping records of all maintenance of the company vehicles and ground equipment  
    • In conjunction with the Facilities Co-Ordinator, identify the equipment needs to support the operation and locate and negotiate the price of the equipment and submit the CAPEX to the Engineering Director.
    • Assisting the Facilities Co-Ordinator with employee training on handling of aircraft and the use of company plant and equipment.
    • Notifying the Facilities Co-Ordinator of any deficiencies/defects observed whilst carrying out allocated tasks/duties.
    • Carrying out all tasks/duties in the Ground Handling Manual.
    • Maintain awareness and consideration of Human Factors and the Company Health & Safety Policy.

     

     

    Experience / Profile:

    • Previous experience in aircraft handling and maintenance of ground support equipment.
    • Tug driving experience an advantage.
    • Full, current and unrestricted driving licence.
    • The ability to reside, work and travel freely within the EU.
    • Be able to provide information for five year employment/education references and Criminal Records Check (for UK and Overseas if applicable).
    • Shift work, predominately nights.