Share this Job

Engineering Technician (Airfield)

Date: 24-Jun-2022

Location: London Stansted Airport, GB

Company: MAG

  • Airfield Engineering Technician
  • Based at London Stansted Airport
  • Full Time (40 hours per week). Permanent role
  • Salary – competitive



About the role

As an Airfield Engineering Technician at London Stansted Airport, you will enable the delivery of a high quality, reliable service to passengers, tenants, and other internal & external customers, through effective and efficient maintenance of the Airport’s assets. This includes completion of work in accordance with prevailing processes & contributing towards the continuous improvement of the maintenance service.


Principal Accountabilities

  • Undertake planned or reactive maintenance work ensuring optimum serviceability which meets agreed service levels and provides a trouble-free operational environment, applying the skills and knowledge required for the task.  This includes inspecting assets which are not working as needed, assessing & reporting what work is required and undertaking that work.
  • Carry out tasks which require in depth technical competence in Mechanical and Electrical engineering or minor work in other disciplines which you have the skills to do.
  • Use prevailing MAG IT and work management systems (for example maximo) as required.  This includes receiving & closing down work orders and entering accurate data.  Use maintenance system data to understand individual, team & asset performance.
  • Ensure that all engineering and operating records are updated to meet business, regulatory & manufacturer requirements.
  • Operate and promote working practices which ensure a safe working environment for self and others, contributing to the development of a safety culture and adhering to mandatory regulations & safety procedures.
  • Engage proactively in any work associated with delivering performance improvements within the engineering environment.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and maintenance team colleagues on the progress of completing work.
  • Work with others, including colleagues or apprentices on a one to one basis to help them learn.
  • Proactively upgrade skills to facilitate the maintenance and operation of new assets being delivered into service to ensure that they are maintained in a manner which keeps them performing at an appropriate level.



Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • City and Guilds
  • ONC/HNC Electrical Engineering
  • Relevant experience
  • Full and assessed knowledge of any relevant National or MAG regulations or standards
  • Completion of relevant & related skills training to become a Safety Critical Worker
  • Meets the requirements of the competence assessment process
  • Delivering High Performance - scheduling prioritising, organising and managing self and/or teams to ensure results are successfully delivered. 
  • Reviewing and then implementing what is learned
  • Drive & Decisiveness - enthusiastic and motivated, focusing on achieving results and a standard of excellence.  Having a clear sense of direction, persistent in pursuing goals, maintaining focus despite obstacles and set backs
  • Detailed working familiarity with all aspects of maximo which support work scheduling, resource scheduling, resource competencies etc.
  • An outline knowledge of other aspects of maximo and its interfaces with related systems such as oracle and RMS
  • Able to demonstrate that through formal training/apprenticeship or practical experience that they are able to effectively carry out the task required of the role in the airport.
  • Capable of undertaking effectively Electrical/Mechanical maintenance tasks such as those scheduled in the prevailing MAG apprenticeship scheme.


Further information

Airfield Engineering Technician’s work a roster of 4 shifts, two 12 hour days followed by two 12 hour nights and then 4 days off.  




As a MAG employee you will have access to some great benefits including:


Free on-site parking whilst on duty

Free Airport parking when you go on holiday (subject to availability and pre-booking)

Access to “Benefits me – My MAG rewards” portal with discounts and savings

24hour Employee Assistance Programme

MAG Pension scheme which doubles your contribution

Discounts on public transport to work

Discounts on MAG products such as Escape Lounges and holiday parking at our Airports


How do I apply?

Please submit your up-to-date CV and a covering letter detailing how you meet the role criteria.


Applications for this role will close on 30th May or once sufficient applications have been received, so please apply soon to avoid disappointment.


Equal Opportunities

MAG are a values led organisation and we are committed to providing equal opportunities in all areas of work and business.  We want people to achieve their best, which will in turn positively impact on our customers and the communities in which we live and work.  At MAG we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.


Reasonable Adjustments

As an inclusive employer, MAG wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application process, interview process and whilst at work. We therefore encourage you to get in touch with our Recruitment Team to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this to happen. You can contact the team by emailing