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Engineering Technician Apprentice - Mechatronics Maintenance

Date: 22-May-2023

Location: London Stansted Airport, GB

Company: MAG

Job Title: Engineering Technician Apprentice
Company: Manchester Airports Group (MAG)
Location: London Stansted Airport
Function: Airport Operations, Engineering
Starting Salary: £18,000


London Stansted Airport, part of the Manchester Airports Group (MAG), is offering an exciting opportunity for a Engineering Technician Apprentice to join our Airport Operations and Engineering team. As an apprentice, you will receive training from experienced professionals in maintaining and repairing advanced automated systems and equipment, while building a fulfilling career in the aviation industry.


Contract Information:

  • 48-month fixed-term contract
  • 40 hours (Full time)
  • Permanent offer subject to meeting academic and professional standards
  • Planned salary increases throughout the apprenticeship


About the Apprenticeship:
The Engineering Technician Apprenticeship is offered in partnership with Harlow College. The apprenticeship program provides a work-based learning experience designed to develop knowledge and technical skills in the maintenance and repair of advanced automated systems and equipment, professional skills, and behaviours in engineering functions or wider business areas. The apprenticeship combines practical and classroom-based learning to equip you with the skills and knowledge required for a Engineering Technician with a particular focus on mechatronic maintenance and electrical bias (optional module).


About the Role:
As an Engineering Technician Apprentice, you will work alongside experienced technicians and will be responsible for tasks such as:

  • Inspecting, diagnosing, and repairing faults in automated systems and equipment
  • Maintaining and servicing advanced automated systems and equipment to manufacturer's specifications
  • Performing regular inspections and safety checks on automated systems and equipment
  • Keeping up to date with the latest developments in automated system and equipment technology
  • Following safety procedures and regulations when working on systems and equipment and in the workshop
  • Communicating with colleagues and customers to ensure effective and efficient service


What Will Make You Successful in This Role?
We welcome applications from individuals of all genders and backgrounds. Successful candidates will possess:

  • A strong interest in advanced automated systems and equipment maintenance and repair
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to work well independently and within a team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


Minimum Requirements:

  • Actively working towards attaining a Full UK Driving License
  • No prior advanced automated systems and equipment maintenance and repair experience required
  • 8 GCSEs grades A*-C (including Maths, English and one Science)
  • Must live in England and have the right to work in the UK (Government funding requirement)


What Benefits Can We Offer?

  • Fully funded L3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship
  • Complimentary Student Membership of the IET
  • A career path to becoming an Engineering Technician at MAG, or even other jobs in the engineering / asset management discipline.
  • 24 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • 6% company contribution pension
  • Subsidised public transport to and from work (up to 80%)
  • A wide range of company discounts


Equal Opportunities & Reasonable Adjustments:
MAG values diversity and inclusion for all. We are committed to creating a workforce reflective of our society and welcome applications from candidates from all diverse backgrounds. If you require any reasonable adjustments to aid your application or interview process, please email


How to Apply:

  • Online application by 18th June 2023 by visiting
  • Online testing & pre-recorded video questions: This test helps us (and you) to identify your key strengths and understand if they align to our strengths and values.
  • In Person Interview