Engineering Technician - Airside

Heathrow - Posted 5 months ago
£42k-55k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Airport Engineer salary records


London, ENG

Airport Engineer
Mid-Level, Senior
Company size
76k employees

Airport:  Heathrow (LHR)

Airport Engineer Job description

Your role will involve: 

  • Enabling Heathrow’s passengers to experience the best airport service in the world, through maintaining a broad range of electrical equipment.
  • Working in a fast-paced, reactive environment to reduce asset downtime quickly and efficiently.
  • Investigating faulty or poor-performing assets, identifying improvements and implementing meaningful change to improve the airport experience.
  • Keeping records up to date, for example, the maintenance history of our assets, to create efficiency and meet Heathrow’s regulatory requirements.
  • Showcasing your passion for ‘doing the right thing’, by proactively spotting hazards, reducing risks and creating a safer environment for all.
  • Carrying out all duties with consideration and respect for best practices and continuous improvement.

These skills are essential: 

  • City & Guilds/NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in an Electrical discipline.
  • Strong practical skills, gained within an electrical engineering environment.
  • Experience working with high voltage assets is highly advantageous.
  • Demonstrable analytical skills with sound problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to prioritize in a complex and fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Our rewards 

We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits, along with performance-based annual bonuses, our longer-term Share in Success Bonus plans, generous annual leave allowances, and market-leading pensions. With family-friendly policies, access to private health insurance and a wide range of well-being tools, we’ll support you to be at your best inside and outside work. And we’ll provide learning and development opportunities to help you reach your full potential.

Working location

This is an airport-based position. Every day, you will play a critical role in helping us to give our passengers the best airport service in the world.

Sustainable Travel to work

Heathrow’s Sustainable Travel Guide sets out easy and sustainable travel options that everyone can access.

Equal Opportunities

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all. We believe that diverse talent makes us stronger – not least because we welcome passengers from all corners of the globe, every single day. Heathrow is an accessible place to work. With four diversity networks, we champion inclusivity and celebrate individuality.


Joining Engineering means taking on a role at the heart of Heathrow’s operation. Our Engineering team is the lifeblood of Heathrow. We ensure the airport is always running smoothly, keeping passengers and planes moving in a living city that is always open.

Our team touches on all aspects of airport life – from water to energy, rail to roads, baggage systems to runways. The scale of what we do is vast, spanning mechanical, electrical, water, civil, rail and environmental disciplines. Together we are responsible for the performance of 500,000 assets worth £14bn. That means there is always a wide range of interesting development, construction and maintenance projects to get involved with.

You’ll be part of a close-knit, driven team, taking on work that you can take real pride in and feel passionate about. It’s an exciting place to be, where every project will test your skills and give you the opportunity to make your mark. We’ll support your ambition to learn, grow and explore in this unique environment and you’ll be mentored by world-class experts every step of the way.

Join Engineering and be an incredibly important part of our recovery, as we ramp up and welcome passengers back to the airport.

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