• Salary:
    £Competitive + £500 Flex allowance, up to 15% bonus and benefits
  • Function:
  • Job Type:
  • Type:
    Airport Based
  • Grade:
    Band E - Global Grade 11

Field Engineer

Job Requirements

To be the airport for everyone whatever your journey

Field 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.

Hours:                               40 hours, Monday – Friday. This role is office and site based.

Being a Field Engineer at London Gatwick, you are contributing to the development and growth of the world's most efficient runway airport. Working in a fast-paced, live environment, and offering  opportunities for development, you will have the chance to work with supportive and skilled colleagues who take pride in their work. London Gatwick have ambitious plans for growth and being part of their construction team ensures you will have the opportunity to work on exciting, innovative and varied projects in a truly unique environment. As a Field Engineer, you will work closely with the Project Management team to supervise multi-disciplined construction projects. Your experience in a similar role, on £multi-million projects with a focus always on health and safety, will ensure you can successfully support across all phases of the project from planning and execution, to completion and handover. 

What is the role?

Reporting into the Senior Field Engineer, you will play a key role in the successful delivery of complex projects across London Gatwick. Working closely with internal teams and contractors to ensure the successful completion of projects and involved in the end-to-end process.

Other duties include:

  • Delivering regular site safety engagement on responsible projects, to ensure an emphasis on and compliance with Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) standards and promoting a positive HSE culture

  • Reviewing contactor CDM and quality and commissioning submittals for quality and compliance

  • Inspecting work within to ensure compliance with drawings and specifications

  • Coordinating with electrical and mechanical engineering colleagues to ensure all works are installed to plan

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:

  • Experience as a Field, Site or Construction Engineer (airport experience is not essential) on multi-year and £multi-million projects with a value typically up to £10 million

  • Experience of handover and closeout of projects
  • Experience in addressing HSE issues associated with construction

  • Understanding and knowledge of quality management

What will you get?

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.

Click apply to start your career with London Gatwick 


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Gatwick Airport
Gatwick Airport, Gatwick, United Kingdom, RH6 0NP

Meet the recruiter

Giles Kinrade



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