Graduate Application Engineer

Manufacturing - Greater London, England

Ref: 13Wednesday 10 April 2024

£22,000-£29,000 negotiable depending on Degree Class

Job Title: Support & Application Engineer

Location: Primarily based in Heathrow or Lutterworth, with travel to other locations and the head office in Warrington.

About Us: ATG Airports is the UK’s leading provider of Airfield Services to both Military and Civil Airfields in the UK and International marketplace. With a strong focus on innovation and excellence, we specialise in designing and testing control system projects and modifications for airports around the world.

Position Overview: We are seeking a dynamic and motivated Support & Application Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in supporting the design, testing, and implementation of control system projects at various airports globally. This position offers a unique opportunity for both office-based design work and on-site project involvement, with a focus on delivering high-quality solutions to our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support in the design and testing of control system projects and modifications.
  • Provide support to engineering departments based in Warrington & Lutterworth.
  • Undertake a 50/50 split between site work and office-based design work.
  • Assist senior engineers in commissioning and site modifications.
  • Conduct routine service work.
  • Design tasks including configuration modifications, HMI mimic design, PLC programming, hardware setup, cubicle design, and Verification & Factory acceptance testing.

Person Specification:


  • Degree Level in electrical engineering (or equivalent).


  • Design and analysis of relay-based control systems.
  • Programming-based design.

Personal Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to document own work.
  • Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook.
  • Ability to deal with suppliers, internal and external customers.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Flexible attitude and ambitious to develop as an individual and engineer.
  • Keen to deliver solutions to customer requirements.


  • Awareness of Airfield Ground Lighting.
  • Network architecture and fibre optic equipment.
  • PLC, High-level, or Embedded programming.
  • Electrical understanding, circuit diagrams, and PCB interpretation.
  • Proficient in PC literacy, advanced user of MS Office products or similar.


  • Self-driven and initiative taker.
  • Clear focus on high quality.
  • Customer-focused.
  • Effective time management.
  • Excellent communicator at all levels.
  • Analytical and results-focused.

Personal Requirements:

  • UK driving licence.
  • EU National / Valid work permit.

If you are passionate about engineering, possess the required qualifications and skills, and are looking for an exciting opportunity to grow with a dynamic company, we encourage you to apply.

How to Apply: If you are a Graduate Application Engineer passionate about starting your career in Engineering, we would love to hear from you.

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