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Senior Project Engineer - Sustainability

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To be the airport for everyone whatever your journey

Senior Project Engineer (Sustainability)

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.

40 hours, Monday – Friday. Hybrid working available.

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 London Gatwick Airport no two projects are the same, the only thing that is consistent is the location. As a Senior Project Engineer, focused on Sustainability, you'll have the opportunity to, and play a key part in, London Gatwick's transition to Net Zero by 2030.

Your role is pivotal in leading the design of large, strategically important projects for London Gatwick with typical budgets over £25 million, ensuring that design meets project requirements, whilst achieving real value for money. This role involves every stage of the project process from business case to handover.

What is the role?

Reporting into the Programme Design Manager (Sustainability), you'll play a key role in the Sustainability Programme  to define scope and work with designers and stakeholders to ensure delivery aligns with assured design and facilitate handover of the project to the operation.

Other duties include:

  • Developing project scope to meet the business needs along with delivering effective design management on individual projects including controlling design change during execution of the project;
  • Seeking cost effective design solutions and managing external design consultants including challenging designers when necessary;
  • Assist the delivery team to ensure the projects are delivered with quality, on time,to budget and safe for everyone involvedWork with designers and business sponsors to develop design that meets London Gatwick's commitment to become Net Zero by 2030, reduce water use and harness renewable energy;
  • Working with multiple stakeholders to support the successful delivery of projects;
  • Lead any assigned Design Management resources and fulfil a supervisory role for Project Engineers within the broader programme team.
  • Leading the delivery of design of multi-disciplinary projects

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'll work alongside multiple stakeholders. In addition, this role requires:

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent in an engineering discipline
  • Experience in engineering design or design management on significant mechanical, electrical, plumbing and heating projects with a typical value in excess of £15m

An understanding of the importance of controlling and managing the project close out and handover process

What's in it for you?

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 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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Meet the recruiter

Giles Kinrade



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