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Project Engineer

London Gatwick Airport
London Gatwick Airport, Gatwick
£Competitive + £500 Flex allowance, up to 15% bonus and benefits
Closing date
20 Feb 2024

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Aviation, Airport Services, Construction
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To be the airport for everyone whatever your journey

Project Engineer

Compensation: The salary for this role has not been advertised, however, we promise you won't be disappointed. If you want to know more detail, our recruitment team will be able to advise - please contact them on 0330 053 2129.

40 hours, Monday - Friday. Hybrid working available.

London Gatwick is more than just a workplace. We are a community of innovators, problem solvers, and achievers, united by our passion for pushing boundaries and overcoming challenges. If you're looking for a career that combines the thrill of the full project life cycle, and a commitment to work-life balance, then look no further. Here at London Gatwick no two projects are the same, the only thing that is consistent is the location. We have a variety of diverse projects to keep you challenged, all on one site; and due to continued growth have plenty of complex and interesting projects on the horizon. As a Project Engineer, you'll have the opportunity to work on ground-breaking projects that will shape the future of London Gatwick.

Your ideas will be valued, and your contributions will have a lasting impact on our organisation and our passengers. Your role is pivotal in leading the design of strategically important projects for London Gatwick, ensuring that design meets projects requirements, whilst achieving real value for money. This role involves every stage of the project process from business case to handover.

What is the role?

Reporting into the Senior Project Engineer/Programme Design Manager, you'll play a key role in the Construction team to define scope and work with designers and stakeholders to ensure delivery aligns with assured design and facilitate handover of the project to the operation..

Other duties include:
  • Developing project scope to meet the business needs along with delivering effective design management on individual projects including controlling design change during execution of the project
  • Seeking cost effective design solutions and managing external design consultants including challenging designers when necessary
  • Assist the delivery team to ensure the projects are delivered with quality, on time, to budget and safe for everyone involved.
  • Working with multiple stakeholders to support the successful delivery of projects.

What are we looking for?

The live environment at London Gatwick requires all our teams to have a flexible and adaptable approach, with problem solving skills and an innovative outlook. Involved in projects from inception to completion you will work alongside multiple stakeholders. In addition, this role requires:
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent in an engineering discipline
  • Experience in engineering design or design management on large infrastructure projects, or multi-year programmes with typically values in excess of £5m
  • An understanding of the importance of controlling and managing the project close out and handover process

What's in it for you?

Our employees tell us that working here is something special and no day is like another; Where our teams do something everyday other airports only dream of. Along with a competitive salary our employees enjoy a range of personal, health and financial benefits, including:
  • Performance-based bonus scheme
  • High street shops and restaurant discounts
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Professional training to develop
  • Discounted travel
  • Volunteer days

What it's like to work at London Gatwick?

At London Gatwick, our people are our biggest asset. We want our people to thrive and have the best experience while working with us. We know we are all at our best when we feel comfortable and included.

We are an organisation that places diversity, equity and inclusion at its heart. Our aim; to create a place where everyone belongs and has a voice, and we recognise we all play an important role in our success.

To find out more about what it's like to work at London Gatwick, visit our careers site Careers | Grow your career with Gatwick Airport LGW

Should you require any reasonable adjustments to be made as part of the application process please contact us directly.

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Let's make time fly

Joining team Gatwick means growing your career with the world's most efficient single runway airport - where no two days are the same. You'll get the space and support to grow and develop your career with us. Together, we can succeed in creating an enjoyable and effortless experience for our passengers.

Creating an enjoyable and effortless passenger experience

Our passengers are at the heart of everything we do. We've grown from a small flying club to the UK's second largest airport - serving over 46 million passengers in 2019. We're focused on making the journey through the airport as quick and smooth as possible - for every passenger. If this is your kind of challenge, join our team as we rebuild and grow for our passengers, people and local communities.

Inside Gatwick

We're open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year - the airport is a city that never sleeps.
Here's just some of the things you'll really enjoy:

BENEFITS - Your payslip is only part of the pacakge. At Gatwick we offer you health, travel and financial benefits

IN THE ACTION - You'll have a backstage pass to all the action. We encourage you to explore the airport and shadow other teams.

GIVING BACK - You'll have two days every year to support a cause that’s important to you and take part in our community programmes.

Grow your career with us

Joining team Gatwick means growing your career with the world's most efficient single runway airport - where no two days are the same. You'll get the space and support to grow and develop with us. Together, we can succeed in creating an enjoyable and effortless experience for our passengers.

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