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Shift Maintenance Engineer - Luton Airport

Shift Maintenance Engineer - Luton Airport

Posted 29 February by Appcast Enterprise


Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician – London Luton Airport

Working on a 12-hour rotating shift pattern

Are you a customer focused Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician or Armed Forces Engineer looking to work with complex, life-saving security equipment?

As a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician here at Leidos, you provide effective and efficient technical and customer support for our complex baggage handling systems at airports, you be based permanently at London Luton Airport.

The shift pattern is 2 weeks of days then 2 weeks of nights rotating - 14 shifts per month and 2 weekends off per month. Shifts are 12 hours long.

You’re ideally qualified in electrical or mechanical engineering or an equivalent, we are also keen to hear from engineers with an Armed Forces background looking for a new career.

Ideally, you have some knowledge of SCADA and PLC Fault finding (Modicon or Siemens)

You’ll be responsible for planned and reactive maintenance of HBS, Arrivals and central search systems at LLA, installing, commissioning, troubleshooting, repairing and testing a variety of complex X-ray and CT based equipment such as body scanners and explosive trace detection systems, many of which are integrated into larger systems.

You’ll fault find on automated PLC controlled conveyor systems /sortation systems, scheduled and unscheduled corrective and preventive maintenance and radiation surveys. Reporting any design, reliability and system bugs and quality issues that may arise, also identifying the Root Cause of repetitive parts failures. You’ll also provide written reports on completed maintenance, machine faults, down times and availability.

Why should you join our Maintenance Team?

We are problem solvers – we often have to think on our feet to solve engineering problems, minimising the downtime on the equipment and responding to call outs at short notice.

We hold great responsibility – not only is our role varied, we accept responsibility for ensuring our life saving solutions are always working seamlessly to give passengers a great experience.

Reward – we offer a competitive package with great benefits from a pension scheme (contribution matched up to 8%), private medical insurance and life assurance with loads of flexible benefits including dental insurance, gym flex and shopping discounts.

About You

Ideally qualified in electrical or mechanical engineering or an equivalent, we are also keen to hear from engineers with an Armed Forces background looking for a new career.

It would be ideal to hold an electrical qualification such as 2391/2392 or 17th/18th edition.

You will have some experience of maintaining complex electromechanical systems such as PLC controlled machinery, X-Ray or CT tech.

Good customer facing skills, providing great service and training on equipment.

Competent in fault finding on PLC / SCADA systems, control panels, network and bus systems.

Able to read electrical drawings.

Comfortable working on a rotating shift pattern and being on call.

Due to the nature of the role, you must be able to obtain and maintain BPSS clearance and Airside Security Pass.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Reference: 52184416

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