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Civils Maintenance Operative

Employer MAG (Manchester Airports Group)
Sector Commercial
Contract Full Time
Wages £29,150.62 (inclusive of shift allowance) rising to £32,285.69
Employer Job Reference
Closing Date 17 Feb 2020

Job Description

Date: 18-Jan-2020

Location: London Stansted Airport, GB


  • Civils Maintenance Operative - Stansted Airport
  • Permanent – 12-hour shifts
  • Starting salary £29,150.62 (inclusive of shift allowance) rising to £32,285.69 (inclusive of shift allowance)


About us:

MAG is the UK’s largest airport group. We own Manchester, Stansted and East Midlands Airports. With over 60 million passengers, flying to over 270 destinations annually, customer service is at the heart of everything we do.


About the role:

We are recruiting a brand-new team of Civils Maintenance Operatives to join Stansted Airport. The team will ensure that equipment and facilities on the airfield and the airport water systems operate effectively to enable the delivery of a high quality, reliable service to customers, tenants and other stakeholders. Duties will include:


Airfield Line Marking and Related Activities

  • Annual refresh of the airfield paint markings to the relevant standards
  • Day to day maintenance of the line marking equipment
  • Monitor and request painting supplies and consumables


Airport Drainage System and Water Monitoring Equipment

  • Inspect airport water monitoring equipment to determine status of system
  • Conduct maintenance activities on the water monitoring equipment to prevent failure
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot faults and operate assets as appropriate to ensure correct operation
  • Collection of water quality samples for analysis


Civils work

  • Surface repairs to runways and taxiways
  • Maintenance/ installing street furniture
  • Sweeper driving Landside and Airside
  • Inspections and recording of civil asset defects
  • Bitumen boiler


Other duties will include but not be limited to:

  • General civil / grounds work
  • Winter maintenance activities
  • Inspection of other water / sewage systems
  • Escorting of maintenance contractors
  • Other reasonable work directed by the civils Team Leader or External Engineering Manager


About you:

The successful candidate will have experience in working in a hands-on role. You will be confident IT user with strong verbal communication skills.

  • You need to hold a full UK driving licence
  • HGV Class 2 – desirable
  • Digger driving experience - desirable


If you are successful in the role you will be made a conditional offer subject to pre-employment checks. This will include a criminal record check, five year referencing history and an airside driving medical assessment.


The contract:

42 hours

4 on / 4 off – 2 days / 2 nights - 12-hour shifts

Starting salary £29,150.62 (inclusive of shift allowance) rising to £32,285.69 (inclusive of shift allowance)


How do I apply?

Please submit your up to date CV to apply for this role – failure to do so may result in automatic withdrawal.


For current MAG employees applying for this role, applications will only be accepted through Colleague Self Service (CSS) - please follow this  link:


Advert will close once sufficient applications have been received. Internal applicants - you must have been in your current role for at least 6 months to be eligible to apply.



Equal Opportunities

MAG are a values led organisation and we are committed to providing equal opportunities in all areas of work and business.  We want people to achieve their best, which will in turn positively impact on our customers and the communities in which we live and work.  At MAG we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.


Reasonable Adjustments

As an inclusive employer, MAG wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application process, interview process and whilst at work. We therefore encourage you to get in touch with our Recruitment Team to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this to happen. You can contact the team by emailing

For more information on our equal opportunities and diversity policy please view our Equal Opportunities page on our careers site.

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