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Engineering Manager

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
England, West Berkshire, Berkshire
£42650 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
16 Nov 2021
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Are you an experienced Engineer who would like the opportunity to apply your technical expertise in a role which also gives you every other Friday off work?

That is the reality at AWE!

Supporting the UK's Continuous At Sea Deterrence programme and national nuclear security are at the heart of what we do, therefore working with us is both exciting and challenging - in fact it's everything you would expect from a company that supports national security.

Engineering Manager - Waste & Decommissioning

Location: Reading / Basingstoke Area

Package - £42,650 - £65,000 (dependent on 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)

Our Engineering Managers are the focal point within our Engineering organisation supporting our existing and new high hazard facilities and operations.

Working with Supply Chain partners you will act as Intelligent Client and be responsible for:

  • Assessment of Requirements to ensure design solutions meet business need, functional and through life performance and are both licensable and deliverable

  • Engineering input to project tender process, budget and schedule

  • Competency assessment and maintenance of records

  • Management of Safety Led Design development

  • Ensuring Design Intent and Configuration are maintained across the project lifecycle

  • Leading Design Reviews.

Able to work across disciplines to maintain a live facility Safety Case, you will also be involved in managing the production of engineering design substantiation to demonstrate assets (facilities, infrastructure, plant and equipment) are safe to operate and compliant with legislation and Nuclear Licence Conditions.

To be successful in this role, we will be looking for you to have some of the following knowledge and experience:

  • Experience of working in a highly regulated environment with responsibility for ensuring the quality and timely delivery of engineering design and substantiation to underpin continuous safe operations

  • Experience of working in a multi-discipline environment with responsibility for the guardianship of high integrity assets

  • Experience of articulating technical complexities, able to direct work and team to meet the programme

  • Knowledge and application of legislation and standards relating to safety within engineering e.g. HSAWA, CDM.

Ideally, candidates will be professionally registered (Incorporated or equivalent with equivalent academic qualifications (HNC/HND)).

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.



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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