Graduate engineers l Gatwick Airport

graduate engineers

Developing the skills you need to build your graduate experience into fulfilling job is crucial for getting on your way to a successful career. We are looking for graduate engineers to join our construction team 2019 graduate programme.

On a Gatwick graduate engineering programme, you'll help solve real-life problems from day one. You will be working to deliver innovative solutions to some of the most challenging architectural, engineering, sustainability and environmental projects of our time. The sheer breadth of our projects and work means that you can take your career in any number of directions and get involved in design, engineering, project management and construction projects across the entire airport campus. A unique and exciting environment, a graduate career at Gatwick Airport is like no other.

If you are a talented engineer who isn’t afraid to challenge or push boundaries, you can look forward to being part of our structured training programme. We will tailor the programme to support, encourage and push you every step of the way towards achieving Chartered status and developing highly sought after industry skills.

Watch a graduate engineer in action

Hear first-hand what it takes to manage engineering projects at the airport from LiChun Tan, one of our graduate engineers. 

What are we looking for?

✓ A passion for engineering, an innovative approach and an interest in working at the most efficient single runway airport in the world

✓An enquiring mind and determination for continuous improvement

✓ Excellent communications skills

✓ Good working knowledge of basic computer skills

What will you need?

✓ MEng / MSc in Mechanical, Civil Engineering or other engineering disciplines

✓ Masters in Construction Management

✓ Grade 2:1 or above

What's part of your package?

✓ Competitive start salary plus the full range of excellent Gatwick Airport benefits

  • Performance related bonus
  • Support towards achieving Chartered Status
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Tax free shopping
  • Retail discounts
  • Free holiday parking
  • On-site staff car parks
  • Rail and local bus discounts
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Subsidised medical cover
  • 24 days annual leave (plus bank and public holidays)

What will you be doing?

Our graduate engineering scheme is a three-year programme designed to give you exposure to all areas of relevant functions within the business. The length of projects and your role within the team will vary depending on your experience. You will be assigned a mentor and together you will agree a pathway and subsequent projects which will give you the exposure and skills you require.

You will play a part in this across various construction programmes including Terminals, Airfield, Baggage, Retail and Car Parks.

You will start your journey with us as an assistant field engineer, or assistant project engineer as part of a designated project team. Your progress against the attributes required for Chartered Status will be constantly reviewed by your individually assigned mentor.

Applications for our graduate programme are open now for entry in September 2019.