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Electrical Systems Installation Placement (12 Months)


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About us: 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Electrical Systems Engineer to join the Wing Engineering team in Filton. The role offers the opportunity to develop your Design skills on Wing Electrical Systems Installation (ESI) perimeter while boosting your career preparing to be part of the future of air transport.

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We are a diverse community of engineers who have effective and sustainable relationships with our clients. We are all passionate about finding technical solutions to support the Electrics department and the wider Wing Systems Installation community.

This is a great opportunity to learn and apply multi-program knowledge on a multinational team with presence in Filton and Bremen. We are an ideal mix of experiences and backgrounds who can help you develop technically and personally in the role.

We are in charge of Wing ESI definition for all Airbus products, on both Functional Electrics and Installation disciplines. Team portfolio includes Single Aisle family, A380, A400M, A330 and A350. We also support R&T projects (High Performance Wing and ZeroE, Wing of Tomorrow) and support Airbus UK Level1 teams ad-hoc in coordination with the relevant organizations.

What you will be doing: 

As the Electrical Systems Engineering Designer you will gain experience across whole wing component and will get a good overview of the entire ESI and Systems engineering department. On the process you will be gaining and applying knowledge relevant to Electrics definition on Wing and Airframe perimeter from architectural definition to final build.   

The tasks will be varied, the pace will be high and require you to use different skills (technical, project management, communication, team work, etc.) in order to complete them successfully. Support from experienced engineers will be available. You will support activities within the ESI team across a variety of programs.

During this placement, the activities you may undertake will include;

  • Feasibility studies.
  • Support to concept and development products.
  • Wing perimeter investigations.
  • Real life installation trials and prototyping.
  • Introduction of modifications.
  • Support to in-service fleet and Wing build-support.

About you:

Please note, we love your interest in working for Airbus but we do ask that you make only one application. We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you and then submit an application that best represents you, your skills and experience in connection with the role you have selected. 

Please note our placements are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;

  • You have been studying for a relevant engineering or technical degree.
  • Able to work with Microsoft or Google Suite tools.
  • Basic programming skills are desirable.
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills.
  • Presentation skills.
  • The desire to work in a technical team fast paced environment, providing and receiving support at all times. 
  • Interest in finding creative solutions to complex problems through technical analysis and cooperation.
  • A strong interest in developing yourself.
  • Able to interface with external parties (e.g., other businesses).
  • Good stakeholder management.
  • Awareness to compliance and integrity.


Salary: £20,590

35 hours per week // Flexible working hours // Hybrid working // Half day Fridays! // 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays

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Job ID Number: JR10142719
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Starting: August 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £20,590 + benefits
  • All grades
  • 12.5 months
  • Bristol
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aerospace
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Systems

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