Fianna Fáil TD for Clare and spokesperson on Tourism and Aviation, Cathal Crowe, has welcomed the creation of an additional 80 jobs by the end of 2023 at Shannon Technical Services, an Irish owned aviation company.
The company currently employs 40 people at its Shannon office and has utilised over 130 aviation technical consultants globally in Q1 of this year. It will increase headcount to 60 by the end of 2021, 100 by the end of 2022 and upwards to 120 by 2023.
The new roles will be across Operations, Commercial, Administration and Aviation Technical Services. As part of the controlled expansion, Shannon Technical Services will also be opening a new office in Dublin.
Following the announcement, Deputy Crowe commented, “Covid-19 has had a devastating impact on the aviation sector. It is my ambition and that of this Government to help the industry recover and rebuild once the pandemic is over.
“This expansion by Shannon Technical Services and its continued success speaks to the innovation and dynamism of Irish companies. Today’s announcement is a great vote of confidence in Shannon, and in Ireland, as a place to do business, to grow and to succeed.
“It is a strong endorsement of the skills and talent of our workforce and provides a welcome boost to our economy and for Clare after what has been an incredibly difficult year.
“I would like to congratulate all involved and wish them every success as their business continues to grow, ” concluded Deputy Crowe.