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Electronics Engineer

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
England, West Berkshire, Berkshire
£26500 - £35000 per annum
Closing date
28 Oct 2021
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AWE have an exciting new opportunity for an Electronic Engineer to apply their knowledge and expertise on a variety of projects whilst enjoying the benefits of a great work life balance that allows every other Friday off.

Electronics Engineer

Location: Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary: £26,500 - £35,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme

  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year plus every other Friday off)

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary sacrifice scheme

  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

The Warhead Engineering Group are looking for a motivated Electronics Engineer to focus on the specification, design and verification of electrical/electronic components.

The successful candidate will be working with a multi-disciplined team and should have a background in electrical/electronic engineering, with the knowledge to support hardware development from design through to test.

The role holder will support a team in the design, development and delivery of electrical/electronic systems and components; responsible for:

  • Basic electrical/electronic system design

  • Cable harness design

  • Circuit schematic generation

  • Electrical/electronic assembly - soldering etc

  • PCB rework

  • Specification and hands on development of electrical/electronic test systems

  • Planning and execution of electrical/electronic test activities

  • Engaging with other agencies and partners on design development and collaborative opportunities

This is an ideal opportunity for candidates who have some experience in electronic engineering and have achieved an HNC/HND or degree qualification in an engineering discipline.

This role will allow you to build your knowledge and expertise whilst learning about the practical use of Engineering methods, tools and processes in support of our important mission.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.



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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