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Project Engineer (MEP) - Sustainability Programme

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Job Title:                              Project Engineer (MEP) – Sustainability Programme

Location:                             Gatwick Airport

Hours:                                  40 hours, Monday – Friday

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, a commitment to work-life balance, and sustainability, then look no further. Here at Gatwick Airport no two projects are the same, the only thing that is consistent is the location. As a Project Engineer, focused on Sustainability, you'll have the opportunity to, and play a key part in, Gatwick Airport's transition to NetZero by 2030.

Your role is pivotal in leading the design of large, strategically important projects for Gatwick Airport with typical budgets over £25 million, ensuring that design meets projects requirements, whilst achieving real value for money. This role has involvement in every stage of the project process including ensuring all projects are installed in line with approved designs.

The role

Reporting into the Programme Design Manager, you'll play a key role in the Construction team, responsible for ensuring design meets needs across varied £multi-million MEP projects, including working in defined sub-programmes on complex projects.

Other duties include:

  • Developing project scope to meet the business needs along with delivering effective design management on individual projects
  • Seeking sustainable design solutions to meet project requirements, ensuring implementation of measures (such as energy-efficient design, materials selection, waste reduction, and transportation optimisation) aimed at preventing, reducing and remediating carbon emissions that arise from the construction
  • Working with multiple stakeholders to support the successful delivery of projects
  • Seeking cost effective design solutions and managing external design consultants
  • Providing technical input to any design changes through the lifecycle of the project

What are we looking for?

The live environment at 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'll work alongside multiple stakeholders. In addition, this role requires:

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent in Electrical or Mechanical engineering
  • Experience in engineering design or design management on significant mechanical, electrical, plumbing and heating projects with a typical value in excess of £5m
  • An understanding of the importance of controlling and managing the project close out and handover process


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 Gatwick?

At 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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