AWE is at the start of once-in-a-generation work programmes that will ensure we protect the UK’s safety and security for decades to come. We have opportunities for experienced Craft professionals looking for their next career move. We offer opportunities to progress through higher education and asset-specific training, broadening your competence and increasing our plant’s availability and reliability.
Salary: £25,250 – £40,000 (dependent on experience) plus generous workplace allowances
Closing Date: 6th November2023
As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:
Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)
Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
Opportunity for overtime available at enhanced hourly rate
A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
Discounts – access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family
A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing – more information available on our careers site
AWE Is undergoing a multi £b infrastructure programme which presents unique opportunities for
Craft professionals to carry out preventive and reactive maintenance on state-of-the-art plant, processes and facilities. The work will be on a range of systems including electrical distribution, specialist production equipment and ventilation systems.
Due to AWE’s critical role, further technical details of our work are classified. But rest assured, you will be doing remarkably interesting things as part of our expert craft team!
Key accountabilities will include:
Performing routine maintenance on electrical systems and equipment
Troubleshooting and fault rectification electrical issues
Installing and upgrading electrical systems and equipment
Testing and inspecting electrical systems and equipment
Keeping accurate records of maintenance and repairs performed
Following all safety procedures and regulations
Prior experience in nuclear defence is not necessary, however candidates would benefit from knowledge/experience of ANY of the following:
Planned and reactive maintenance on industrial systems (including 3-phase)
Adhering to a strong safety culture and working to industry standards
Previous experience in a building, plant or manufacturing environment
Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate the following qualifications:
Engineering Apprenticeship NVQ/Diploma Level 3 in relevant discipline or NVQ/Diploma Level 2 plus industrial experience
A recognised relevant qualification such as City & Guilds, ONC or BTEC Level 3
18th edition and C&G 2391 preferred but not this is not essential as training can be provided
You must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated areas, if applicable. More information is on our website.