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Building Services Engineer - Operational Technologies

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Berkshire, West Berkshire, England
£34000 - £46000 per annum
Closing date
4 Aug 2021
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Do You have a keen interest in software configuration and disaster recovery? If so, we have a great opportunity for you at AWE!

Building Services Engineer - Operational Technologies

Location: Reading/ Basingstoke area

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offer a competitive salary, market leading contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, excellent work/life balance including a 9-day working fortnight and flexible working hours (role dependent). A salary sacrifice scheme is also available. We will consider candidates looking for full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time.

Working within our Maintenance & Reliability Engineering team, you will be part of a specialist team responsible for providing expertise in disciplines such as software configuration, SMART instruments and disaster recovery, whilst considering cyber security aspects.

This role will give you the opportunity to work for one of the area's largest employers where you will get to apply your technical know-how to cross functional teams of engineers across a range of plant, facilities and systems in support of the UK nuclear deterrent.

We are interested in hearing from candidates who have some knowledge and or experience of:

  • Operational Technology Engineering
  • Diagnosing faults on OT/PC based systems and installing/replacing hardware/software to resolve the issue
  • Working with SCADA and PLC / BMS / DCS systems and developing or modifying software for them
  • Building strong stakeholder relationships

Candidates should have a minimum qualification NQF level 4+ (HNC), in a relevant engineering discipline and have registration with a relevant professional engineering institution such as IEng.

All Candidates 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.

AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country's nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions.

AWE is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at AWE, including women, BAME and disabled people.


We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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