Graduate engineers l Gatwick Airport

graduate engineers

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Gatwick's 2020 Graduate Programme

Developing the skills you need to build your graduate experience into a fulfilling job is crucial for getting on your way to a successful career. We are now looking for enthusiastic and ambitious graduate engineers to join our highly respected world class construction business on our 2020 graduate programme.

On our Gatwick graduate engineering programme, you'll help solve real-life problems from day one. Part of a unique and fast paced environment, 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.

What will you be doing?

Our excellent 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. With a mentor to support and coach you, 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 varied and interesting 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, providing you with the support you need to succeed.

What are we looking for?

✓ You will have a passion for engineering, an innovative approach with a desire of working at the most efficient single runway airport in the world

✓You will have an enquiring mind and determination for continuous improvement

✓ Passion and enthusiasm in bucket loads 

✓ You will be dedicated and focused

What will you need?

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

✓ Masters in Construction Management

✓ Grade 2:1 or above

What's part of your package?

Our salary is just part of the package, we offer a competitive starting salary plus the full range of excellent Gatwick Airport benefits, such as:

  • 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)

Interested? Then we would love to hear from you!

Apply now