Air Traffic Engineer (ATSEP)

  • Role: Air Traffic Engineer (ATSEP)
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: 40 per week, on a rotational shift pattern
  • Remuneration: Competitive package (depending on experience and ratings)
  • Closing Date: 05/06/2024

Glasgow Prestwick Airport have an exciting opportunity for an Air Traffic Engineer (ATSEP) to join our specialist team of professional engineers. Providing a safety critical engineering function within the airport, joining this team would be a great opportunity to enable you to learn and progress your career.

The role reports directly to Manager Air Traffic Engineering (MATE), 40 hours per week, Monday to Sunday on a rotational shift basis.

Owned by the Scottish Government, Glasgow Prestwick Airport directly employs circa 300 people and supports over 4,000 jobs across the aerospace cluster. Situated in the heart of Scotland’s aerospace industry we offer a diverse range of in-house aviation services providing vital connections to the rest of the world.

Job Scope

To carry out the duties associated with the Air Traffic Engineering (ATE) Department of Glasgow Prestwick Airport (GPA).  This includes the routine maintenance servicing, support and fault rectification of a wide range of electrical, electromechanical, electronic, and airfield (AGL and ATE) systems and infrastructure within the airfield, airport buildings and its confines in line with departmental documentation, procedures and Safety Management System (SMS).

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintenance and servicing of specialist ATE CNS equipment, including Radar, ILS, Transmitters, Receivers and DME. Maintaining and servicing of a wide range of electrical systems across the airport, including Airfield Ground Lighting (AGL) equipment and associated field installations.
  • Maintain ATSEP competency and recency in all equipment ratings
  • Support the preparation, establishment, and implementation of appropriate working procedures to ensure the provision of comprehensively documented processes for all equipment maintained.
  • Maintain documentary records of all work in support of regulatory requirements examined by external authorities, for example: CAA/SARG, HSE.
  • Work in conjunction with all other departments within the airport, as and when required and liaise with contractors in the maintenance of specialist systems, including High Voltage (HV).
  • Work in conjunction with other Air Traffic Engineering staff as part of a 7-day per week roster. Providing on-call cover as part of the department roster to ensure operational cover is available H24 on a call out basis.
  • Support the provision of an integral response to emergency incidents, and to assist appropriately based on situation arising. Carry out any other reasonable duties as required, including assistance during winter operations, diversions and special events.
  • Oversee and deliver project works which will be delegated by Manager Air Traffic Engineering (MATE).
  • To operate any item of test and measuring equipment that may be required to assist in the aforementioned tasks.
  • Perform such administration tasks necessary to contribute to the smooth, safe and efficient coordination of the ATE department.
  • Ensure continuation of self-development to increase skill sets and knowledge base specific to Air Traffic and Airfield Ground Lighting systems.
  • To efficiently conduct secondary duties as assigned by your department manager.

Benefits of working at GPA:

  • Cash Health Care Plan (after six months employment).
  • Life Assurance 4 x salary (after six months employment).
  • Auto enrolled into our Pension Scheme (after 3 months employment) – enhanced upon request.
  • Electric Car Scheme.
  • Bike 2 Work scheme.
  • Technology scheme (December).
  • Uniform (as required).
  • Enhanced Annual leave, depending on service length.
  • Free Parking.
  • Staff discounts in partnership with Duffry World Duty Free, access to their ‘Staff Shopping Website with an excellent 30% discount on most brands across the site.

Please note that to work at GPA you are required to:

  • Comply with UK Right to Work checks and provide associated relevant documentation at interview.
  • Confirm your identity by providing a copy of your passport or driving licence.
  • Provide GPA with a complete five-year referencing history inclusive of all employment, self-employment, and education. Any gap period of 28 days or more must be covered by a personal reference to which you must also provide contact details.
  • Upon request, provide a Criminal Record Check Certificate (Basic Disclosure) from Disclosure Scotland. This must not display any disqualifying convictions as detailed on the Civil Aviation Authority website.
  • Where applicable, undertake a Counter Terrorist Check (CTC) and understand that deployment to any security related activities is conditional upon the satisfactory result of such a check.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and are committed to applying equal opportunities at all stages of our recruitment and selection process. Reasonable adjustments will be made to our recruitment process to ensure that no applicant is disadvantaged.