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Project Engineer

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Project Engineer

Are you an experienced Project Engineer looking to Grow with Gatwick?

To support our growth the construction team is expanding. The Construction Department comprises several programme and project teams, along with technical support functions and is accountable for the delivery of the airport CIP and strategic growth over the next 5 years, encompassing projects across the campus to deliver fit for purpose critical infrastructure.

What is the role?

Gatwick Airport is changing at an outstanding pace and this is an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer to be part of a high performing team building Gatwick's future infrastructure.

The Project Engineer will play a key role in Gatwick's future, working as part of a project delivery team leading the design of projects that achieve value for money and form part of Gatwick's Capital Investment Programme.

The Project Engineer will manage the interface with external design consultants and will ensure that this process is managed effectively, maintaining progress against an agreed schedule and managing the cost of the work carefully. The Project Engineer will also work with the Field Engineer to ensure that the project is installed on site in line with the approved design.

What will you do?

Deliver effective design management on individual projects.

Develop the project scope for design and installation of Building Services

Develop the design brief for external design consultants, ensuring that the design contract is implemented and effectively managed through the design process.

Seek safe and cost effective design solutions to meet project requirements, working closely with Principal Engineers to align designs to GAL Engineering Standards or to agree concessions from the standards where required.

Manage external design consultants, ensuring that design outputs are reviewed, co-ordinated and meet quality requirements.

Define, in collaboration with the Asset Information Team and other stakeholders as required, the asset information requirements within the Employers Information Requirements for both design and construction contracts.

Monitor, coordinate and provide technical input to any design changes throughout the construction and handover stages.

Support the wider project team and CDM Advisor discharge Gatwick Airport Limited's statutory duties as a Principal Designer (where applicable).

Support the technical evaluation of potential contractors and consultants as required.

Support the continuous improvement of project delivery (including design management) processes and procedures and implements process improvements as these are developed.

Support the Project Manager as required with stakeholder management to support the delivery of projects, having consideration for the balance between operational disruption and project costs.

Support the Field Engineer with management of safety and quality on site, ensuring that the construction on site aligns with the design and that quality testing meets necessary requirements.

Support the effective commissioning and handover of projects through review of as-built information, ensuring quality and completeness in what is delivered against contractual requirements.

Support management of design risks

Support answering queries and technical RFI's raised during Design, Tender and Construction work

Promote GAL Environment and Sustainability Policies throughout the project lifecycle and requirements management

Ensure compliance with all legal and statutory obligations applicable to this role, including all standards and code compliance and required planning permissions.

Do you have what we are looking for?

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent in an Engineering discipline -preference for Mechanical or Electrical
  • Qualifications – Chartered Member of a recognised Engineering Institution highly desirable.
  • Experience in engineering design or design management on large infrastructure project or multi-year programmes of engineering works with a value typically in excess of £10m.
  • Experience of managing multiple, interfacing, concurrent design projects desirable.
  • Good understanding of the importance of controlling and managing the project close out and handover process
  • Good understanding of Health Safety & Environmental issues associated with the Construction industry.
  • Good practical problem-solving skills.
  • Good understanding of construction techniques & constructability issues.
  • Good understanding of monitoring the management of quality.
  • Good working knowledge of basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project etc.)
  • Knowledge and understanding of NEC suite of contracts desirable.
  • Experience of preparation of Project Manager Instructions and responses to Contractor Claims desirable.
  • Personal resilience and the ability to manage ambiguity
  • CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card.
  • Knowledge and understanding of BREAAM, or other Green Certification schemes desirable
  • Knowledge and understanding on managing new technologies that help reduce a building's carbon emissions desirable

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

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Dan Hobbs



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