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Are you passionate about aviation and looking for an exciting career opportunity? Join the Irish Air Corps as an Aeronautical Engineer and be part of a dynamic team dedicated to excellence in aviation technology and innovation. Direct Entry Aeronautical Engineers will be commissioned directly to the rank of Lieutenant on selection and will not do basic cadet training.  

As an Aeronautical Engineer with the Irish Air Corps, you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge aircraft and technology, ensuring the airworthiness and performance of our fleet. You will play a crucial role in the maintenance of the Irish Air Corps fixed and rotary aircraft by leading aircraft technicians, planning aircraft maintenance, ensuring the highest quality standards, and implementing engineering solutions to enhance operational capability. 

Who are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate is a qualified engineer with a strong interest in aeronautical engineering, a keen eye for detail, and a passion for aviation. You should have excellent problem-solving skills, the ability to work well under pressure, and a commitment to upholding the highest standards of safety and quality. 

In return, we offer a competitive salary, opportunities for professional development and advancement, and the chance to work in a collaborative and supportive environment. If you are ready to take your career to new heights and make a difference in the world of aviation, apply now to join the Irish Air Corps as an Aeronautical Engineer. 

Benefits and Lifestyle

A career in the Defence Forces offers competitive pay in addition to outstanding lifestyle and other benefits.