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Asset Management forms part of the wider Infrastructure function at Dublin Airport. The purpose of this department and team is to operate & maintain the assets of Dublin Airport. Applications are now open for Baggage Handling System Operatives. The primary focus of this role is to take responsibility, on behalf of the team, for the operation, cleanliness, availability, and efficiency of Dublin Airport Baggage Handling System. Duties will encompass other areas outside of the Baggage Hall as required – the Asset Management BHS Operative may at times be required to provide support to the technicians in other areas of Asset Management. About daaWhat daa offerSearch jobs


  • Clearing all bag jams or similar operational faults and resetting the systems following any interruption in conjunction with MIS control. And removal of unsuitable items to their on-time delivery to the appropriate location.

  • Complete actions which ensure the efficient operation and throughput of bags within the system, e.g., manual encoding duties.

  • Maintaining a clean & healthy environment in BHS areas (cleaning, vacuuming, dust sealing, etc.).

  • Monitor and control the BHS via SCADA and other relevant control systems and software from within the Control Room. Investigate root cause of jams and stoppages and utilise systems to monitor inbound/outbound baggage operations across the terminals. Patrols of Baggage Systems and halls to ensure that items which may have fallen from trays, carousel or belts are repatriated to their relevant handler collection point.

  • Complete a level of operator care as directed by the team lead. e.g., any cleaning functions within the equipment under our control, functionality checks of BHS and baggage hall equipment, x-ray checks and reboots, lighting level inspections, etc.

  • Assisting Asset Management colleagues where competent to do so – e.g., carrying equipment, spares & tools etc. and assisting in carrying out repairs, PM checks, projects, re-lamping, Stock checks, etc.

  • Safe and competent operation of engineering related equipment as required by the team leads, e.g., scaffold builds, MEWP operation and checks, lifting equipment, forklift, etc.

  • Full use of CMMS for the recording of all planned, reactive, and arising corrective works. Including recording of timecards, escalations, and full completion of the appropriate workflows, in an effort to improve the performance of the system’s reliability and our processes.

  • Promote, report on, and participate in a H&S culture in your work area, participate in all audits, incident reporting and safety checks – e.g., Human intrusion monitoring, Vehicle inspections, Traffic management and monitoring etc. And actively challenge those who would negatively impact on our H&S and quality standards.

  • Full use of all technologies available to us is a requirement of this role, including full use of all real time mobile technologies. e.g., phones, tablets, laptops, PDA etc.

  • Provide support and participate in all continuous improvement projects and trials on behalf of Asset Management.

  • Support the Asset Management teams to familiarise, develop, and upskill shift team competencies. Participate in all training required to ensure competence and compliance standards are met, surpassed, and sustained.

  • Liaise with all appropriate stakeholders either internal or external to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the baggage halls and systems.

  • Communicate clearly, concisely, and promptly with all parties in a respectful manner.

  • Participate in the completion and development of and review of standards, documentation, reporting and working methods across Asset Management.

  • Support continued compliance with Dublin Airport Asset Management Standards, e.g., ISO55001/50001/45001


  • Demonstrates an understanding of the baggage hall and associated systems

  • Strong communication skills both written and oral. (For H&S reasons, Fluent English language skills are essential due to the nature of radio communications within the systems and hall)

  • Computer literate (can demonstrate competency in Microsoft office)

  • Proven track record of excellent team working/interpersonal skills

  • Hold and maintain a full clean driving licence

  • Willingness to adapt and be extremely flexible in a constantly changing environment

  • Must be a team player

  • Committed to daa values

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