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    Circa £54,000 + £1000 Flex Allowance + up to 15% Bonus + Benefits
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    Gatwick Airport

Field Engineer

Being a Field Engineer (NEC Construction) at London Gatwick, you are contributing to the development and growth of the world's most efficient single runway airport. Working in a fast-paced, live environment, and offering development opportunities, you will have the chance to work with supportive and skilled colleagues who take pride in their work.

As a Field Engineer (NEC Construction,) 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 & execution to completion and handover. 

Working on the Pier 6 extension at Gatwick Airport means you will be part of a significant infrastructure enhancement aimed at improving passenger experience and operational efficiency. This project involves extending the existing Pier 6 to increase the number of aircraft stands accommodating more flights and larger aircraft.

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.

The role

Reporting to 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 being 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 contractor 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:

  • Served as a Field Engineer, Site Engineer, NEC Supervisor, or Clerk of Works in the construction or civil engineering sectors, managing multi-year projects valued at up to £10 million.
  • Skilled in project handover and closeout processes.
  • Proficient in identifying and resolving HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment) issues related to construction
  • Well-versed in quality management principles and practices


Our employees tell us that working here is something special and no day is like another; Where our teams do something every day 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 rail 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 dedicated construction careers site Construction Careers | London Gatwick Airport

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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David Weaving


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