Opportunities in Engineering - Technical Services

Employer: Heathrow Airport Limited
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Our Technical Services team are a diverse and highly innovative community of engineers, responsible for the whole life cycle of an extensive range of assets. This is a team that looks after everything from the initial concept, through to the design, implementation, and assurance of over £14bn of infrastructure.

As well as ensuring that existing assets are compliant, efficient, and well maintained, the team are always looking to the future and shaping the airport of tomorrow. With significant investment planned over the next five years, we now have a number of fantastic opportunities for passionate, solutions-focused engineers to join our world class team.

Working in Engineering touches on all aspects of Heathrow life. Our engineers are actively involved in everything from runways, terminals, and tunnels, to roads, car parks and special structures, such as our control tower. They keep our airport running smoothly 24/7.

The scale of what we do is vast and will test your skills, giving you huge scope to make your mark. It’s an exciting place to be. You'll be taking on work that you can take real pride in and feel genuinely passionate about, whilst being part of a close-knit and supportive team.

This is a chance to build your career in an organisation that is committed to your development. Life with us means exploring unlimited opportunities and creating a real difference for our passengers.


What we’re looking for

We have a wide range of opportunities available right now, including leadership and technical positions in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Environmental and Fire Engineering.

We’re particularly interested in finding people who are passionate about developing their careers with us. You might already have an engineering qualification, such as a chartership or professional membership, or you’ll be targeting achieving this goal in the future.

What’s most important is your ability to support and influence our organisation to keep improving the service we give our passengers.


How to get in touch

Clicking ‘Apply now’ will give you the chance to share your contact details and tell us a little about yourself. Including your CV will give us the opportunity to fully understand your background. We will then reach out to discuss roles that we think could be a good match for you.


About Us

This is your chance to build a career in an airport that matters to millions. Heathrow is a city within a city – interesting and ever changing. As critical national infrastructure, we keep the economy moving by helping to facilitate travel and trade.

Joining us now means you’ll become key to our recovery, bringing exciting challenges and opportunities. You’ll play your part in safely getting the world moving again, bringing families together and supporting the global economy.

At the heart of our organisation are our plans to decarbonise aviation and reach net-zero by 2050, and our continuous efforts to be a diverse and inclusive working environment. We’ve kept our focus on innovation and commitment to our values throughout the pandemic. That means working together, keeping everyone safe, doing the right thing, treating others with respect, giving excellent service and improving every day.

Our colleagues are at the centre of life at Heathrow. Together, we have a strong plan in place to accelerate our recovery and shape our future.


Our rewards

As well as competitive salaries, we’re committed to providing great benefits that make this an even more rewarding place to work. They include an excellent pension scheme, life assurance and access to private health insurance. Not only that, when you get here, we’ll support you to grow your skills and help you to reach your full potential.


Working location

Whilst we offer agile working, many of our roles cannot be carried out working remotely and sometimes you might need to come to the airport at short notice. This position will require you to be based within a reasonable commuting distance to the airport.


Traveling to work

At Heathrow, we will support you to find a sustainable way to travel to work. You can benefit from our dedicated cycle hub (including free bike servicing, access to a cycle loan scheme and discounts on purchases), discounted travel on Heathrow Express and some bus and coach routes to the airport, and help in finding someone to car share with (including a guaranteed free ride home in an emergency).


Equal Opportunities

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from a diverse range of individuals. We believe that diverse talent makes us stronger – not least because we welcome passengers from all corners of the globe, every single day. At Heathrow we’re an accessible place to work, driven by inclusivity and celebrating 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 incredibly important part of our recovery, as we ramp up and welcome passengers back to the airport.


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