Electrical/Control & Instrumentation Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Reading, Berkshire
  • £29640 - £34000 per annum + + excellent benefits USD / Year

Website AWE

AWE is currently recruiting for an Electrical/Control & Instrumentation Engineer to deliver Electrical and/or Control & Instrumentation Engineering in support of AWE Programmes. This is a wonderful opportunity to secure a role which offers excellent training and development to build on your skills/experience.

Location: Reading, Berkshire

Package: £29,640 – £34,000 + excellent benefits

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 (including Bank Holidays) of annual leave – plus every other Friday off work!

  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle

  • 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

  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)

  • Life Assurance

  • 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

What will you be responsible for?

  • Applying expertise in Electrical and C&I engineering services and associated plant to deliver engineered solutions within the operational lifecycle phase. Produce modification packages, manage configured plant changes, and act as intelligent client in acquiring or specifying engineering services or products to a high standard

  • Identifying and escalating business risk or opportunities arising from the condition of engineered systems and structures in the interests of safety, regulatory compliance, quality, and reliability

  • Take ownership of engineering issues or opportunities. Plan, manage, and collaborate to deliver sound, safe solutions to enable delivery of the programme and our obligations to society

  • Providing advice, guidance, progress reports, and supporting documentation (or review) to stakeholders including Senior Leadership, Operations Management, Process Owners, Operators, Maintainers, and Occupants

  • Adhering to Company Management System requirements, relevant Technical Standards & Legislation, and business controls. Professional, ethical, and courteous conduct

  • Applying Maintenance & Reliability Principles; enact as directed by planning, output from Failure Modes & Effects Analysis. Analyse relevant metrics and contribute to Key Performance Indicators and other reporting as required. Assist in Reliability Centred Maintenance planning and perform Root Cause Analysis

This role will give you the opportunity to work for one of the area’s largest employers where you will have the opportunity to develop your expertise whilst making a direct and visible contribution to the successful running of our business. We are particularly interested to hear from candidates with experience in some or all of the following:

  • Building Services Engineering (UPS, HV – LV, BMS, HVAC, water systems etc.) and industrial processes with an awareness of associated electrical & control systems

  • An awareness of relevant legislation, supporting ACOP, best practice, and common industry standards

  • Knowledge of higher hazard / regulated industries (e.g. nuclear, petro-chem, pharma etc.)

  • Membership of an engineering institution and/or Eng Tech or Incorporated Engineer or equivalent.

  • Previous experience as an installer or maintainer likely beneficial, although this role is more akin to consultancy services in lieu of hands on technical tasks

Because what we do is of the highest security, to work here you’ll need to be a British National and normally to have resided in the UK for the past five years for Security Clearance (SC) roles and ten years for Developed Vetting (DV) roles. If you have had periods when you lived outside of UK and Northern Ireland for less than a year during the last five years or less than two years during the last ten years, we may still be able to consider you, so please do apply. We may consider dual nationality for certain roles.

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