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 or commercial and contract management, 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
What will you need?
✓ MEng / MSc in Mechanical, Electrical, Electrical and Electronics, Civil Engineering (for engineering roles)
✓ Bachelors or Masters in Quantity / Building Surveying, accredited by RICS (for quantity surveyor roles)
✓ Masters in Project Management
✓ Grade 2:1 and above
What you will get?
✓ 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
- 25 days annual leave (plus bank and public holidays)
What will you be doing?
Both our graduate schemes are three-year programmes 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 cave a path and agree subsequent projects which will give you the exposure and skills you require.
We may even offer you the opportunity to go on secondment with one of our delivery partners depending on the experience you need.
Graduate engineers: 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.
QS graduates: You will start with us as an assistant quantity surveyor as part of a designated project team. Your progress against the attributes required for Chartered Status will be constantly reviewed by your RICS Supervisor and Counsellor.
Our graduate programme will open again at the end of 2017.