Civils Maintenance Operative

Civils Maintenance Operative
Based at London Stansted Airport
Permanent – Full Time (42 hours per week) 12-hour shifts working Days and Nights
Starting salary £24,809.90 rising to £27,477.19 after 3 months– You will receive 17.5% shift allowance in addition to this.
2 day shifts, 2 night shifts, 4 days off

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 currently recruiting for 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.


As a MAG employee you will have access to some great benefits including:

✈Free on-site parking whilst on duty

✈Free Airport parking when you go on holiday (subject to availability and pre-booking)

✈Access to our employee rewards portal with discounts and savings

✈24hour Employee Assistance Programme

✈MAG Pension scheme which doubles your contribution

✈Discounts on public transport to work

✈Discounts on MAG products such as Airport Hospitality Lounges and holiday parking at our Airports

Company NameManchester Airports Group
Job TypeFull Time
Town/CityStansted Airport
Postcodecm24 1qw
Salary From£24,809.90
Salary To£27,477.19
Website Link / Email address to Apply
Sector(s)Property and Construction

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