Mechanical/Electrical Apprentice

About us

At L3 Commercial Aviation we exist to make air travel safer and more efficient via our commitment to being agile and innovative. Innovation is in our DNA. We use our experience and insight to look at things from a different angle and aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo. Our combined breadth of expertise enables us to lead the market, developing new game-changing technologies and solutions that make the commercial aviation landscape safer. From our RealitySeven full flight simulators to our handheld devices and simulation-based training tools we provide user-friendly, engaging systems to enhance business operations.

Do you want to help us reshape the future of commercial aviation training & systems?

Mechanical/Electrical Apprentice

We’re looking for the next generation who will continue to innovate in our business and deliver to our customers within the aviation industry. An Apprenticeship position in our Hardware Engineering team will see you gaining invaluable experience in the real world. You will be working alongside a fully skilled and experienced team where you will share in the everyday challenges, develop new skills and acquire a fascinating insight into our business. The organisation uses a wide variety of technologies and business systems so there is huge scope for you to learn and excellent opportunities to expand your skillset.

Key Benefits Include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days paid annual holiday, plus Bank Holidays (pro rata)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Full Benefits Package

Person Specification

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who really want to make the most of a hands on Apprenticeship working in a complex, international and fast paced environment, pushing the boundaries of what can be learnt and experienced during an Apprenticeship. You will be actively involved in carrying out assigned hardware engineering tasks under supervision, in a timely, accurate, budget- compliant and complete manner, taking account of applicable standards, local and company processes.

The right candidate will have;

Desired skills, qualifications and experience

  • 4 GCSEs grade 4 or above to include English, Mathematics and Science (a Technology based GCSE would be an advantage) or a minimum BTEC Level 2 in an appropriate field.
  • Effective time management skills
  • Willingness to approach any task with enthusiasm
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal level of supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively with his/hers peers and supervisors at all times
  • Team player, flexible working, open minded, proactive in moving the company forward
  • Displays energy, drive, agility and resilience in achieving work-related goals

Over the period of the Apprenticeship Key Responsibilities and Task will include:

  • Execute assigned tasks using appropriate tools and processes, considering all aspects involved
  • Participate in Design Reviews as required
  • Provide regular status updates to supervisor(s) as required Develop familiarity with appropriate tools and processes Support bid process activities as required
  • Take ownership, make decisions, share information, authority & responsibility with others to encourage initiative and move decision making and accountability through the business
  • Contribute to the design and development of products, equipment, processes, systems or services
  • Under guidance, use engineering knowledge and understanding to acquire and apply technical and practical skills
  • Provide regular status updates to supervisor(s) as required

Eligibility – you must be eligible to work in the UK

Please apply with up to date CV and cover letter to

We want to hear from the bold and the bright. Make your application stand out, be passionate about yourself and what you do!

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Application deadline: May 31 2019






Airline Solutions
Job Type
Crawley, UK
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