This job has expired

Engineering Operations Manager

London Gatwick Airport
London Gatwick Airport, Gatwick
£Competitive + £4000 flex allowance + up to 20% bonus and benefits
Closing date
22 Feb 2024

View more

Aviation, Airport Services, Engineering
Contract Type

Job Details

Job Requirements

To be the airport for everyone whatever your journey

Engineering Operations Manager

The Opportunity:

Are you our next Engineering Operations Manager. We are looking for someone who can help us redefine what's possible for our Engineering team.

As part of our 'Grow with Gatwick' initiative you'll be provided with plenty of training and support to ensure you're developing and growing your career.

What's the role?

Forming a key part of the airport's operational duty management team, the EOM is responsible for leading the engineering shift, and the management and provision of engineering services and essential utilities at Gatwick. They are responsible for coordination of the permit to work system and ensuring hazardous activities are carried out safely.

What you'll be doing?
  • Control engineer for the GAL/UKPNS (up to 33kV) electrical distribution network for Gatwick.
  • Operational responsibility for all permits and work requests while on shift (including electrical, confined spaces, hot works, etc.) inline with policy and regulation.
  • Maintains the availability of Engineering services and main utilities and coordinate engineering technicians while on shift to ensure an effective engineering solution is provided to support a stable operation.
  • Works with the emergency services to provide engineering expert advice during periods of need.
  • Manages and authorises safe systems of work and contractor management systems.
  • Shares knowledge and coaches other team members in order to support improvements in team performance.
  • Operates engineering systems including fire alarms, BMS, HVAC and pump station faults, prevents pollution, etc.
  • Produces effective communication to stakeholders including duty reports for each period of duty to maintain consistency and clarity of the operational picture.
  • Coordinates the fault line operation to ensure effective response by engineering teams to faults raised.

Do you have what we're looking for?
  • Applicants must be experienced Engineers with a formal qualification in either electrical, electronic or mechanical discipline and be able to reach a standard of Control Engineer for the airports HV electrical distribution system within an agreed timescale from appointment of the post.
  • Specific experience of health and safety related standards and regulations typically involving the security of airport facilities.
  • Strong proven dynamic and inspiring leadership skills in a fast-paced operational environment
  • Experienced in delivering change in difficult environments.
  • Good working knowledge of Safe Systems of Work and regulatory and statutory compliance (e.g., electrical, confined spaces, hot works, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of engineering relating to the operation of an airport environment
  • Strong understanding of budgets and financial frameworks
  • Strong understanding and proven experience in a relevant engineering discipline

What's it like to work here?

We prioritise the professional growth of our employees and provide opportunities for people to continue their journey through ongoing development and support along with a total reward package that recognises your contribution.

We are committed to reflecting the diversity of our local community and the passengers we serve. We value an environment where everyone feels comfortable, respected, and empowered to be their authentic selves. As an equitable, diverse, and inclusive employer, we encourage different perspectives that redefine what's possible. Together, we form a strong and united team.

If you are ready to make a difference and begin your journey with London Gatwick, click "Apply" to submit your application.


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.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert