Heathrow

Airport Technician

Heathrow - Posted 2 months ago
£22k-24k/year  + Equity

Full-time

London, ENG

Category
Technician Servies
Career Level
Mid-Level, Junior
Company size
76k employees

Deadline:  October 06, 2023

Airport:  Heathrow

Technician Servies 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 specialist 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 or mechanical discipline.
  • Strong practical skills, gained within a facilities maintenance environment.
  • Experience working with detection equipment is highly advantageous.
  • Demonstrable analytical skills with sound problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to prioritize in a complex and fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.

About Heathrow

Heathrow brings the world closer together. Our airport facilitates global travel and trade which keeps the economy moving. It’s a place like no other – a city within a city – where colleagues connect around a common goal, giving our passengers the best airport service in the world.

There is a world of opportunity at Heathrow. You’ll reach your full potential within our inclusive and supportive culture, whilst helping us to deliver our ambitious plans. Not only are we growing to welcome millions more passengers each year, we’re also transforming our industry. Sustainability is at the heart of Heathrow and we’re leading global efforts on decarbonization, so that aviation continues to be a force for good in our world.  

Taking the journey with us means living our values. Doing the right thing. Keeping everyone safe. Working together. Treating everyone with respect. Giving excellent service. Improving every day. Our ever-changing airport runs on teamwork and creativity. A career at Heathrow is welcoming, diverse, challenging, exciting, and rewarding.

Join Heathrow and grow your career in an airport that matters to millions.

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.

About the team

Joining Engineering means taking on a role at the heart of Heathrow’s operation. Our Engineering team are 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 are 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 essential part of our recovery, as we ramp up and welcome passengers back to the airport.

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