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Technical Authors

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Berkshire, West Berkshire, England
£26500 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
24 Nov 2021
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AWE is currently recruiting for Technical Authors

Training with continuous professional development in a truly unique environment

Location: Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary: £26,500 - £45,000 (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 (inclusive of Bank Holidays) 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)

We are looking to recruit a number of candidates with varying levels of knowledge and experience who are looking to develop their career. Successful candidates will be deployed throughout the business producing core product documentation which will include, but is not limited to the design, assembly, movement, maintenance and disassembly of the UK's nuclear deterrent.

To be successful in these roles, we will require you to have the following skills:

  • A background in the generation of technical documentation

  • Engineering experience in an industrial environment or a knowledge of manufacturing/assembly processes

Dependent on entry level, candidates will either have a level 3 qualification (ONC/OND), a recognised apprenticeship or a level 4/5 qualification (HNC/HND/Degree) in a relevant discipline.

As you would expect for such a role, the highest security clearance is required. You must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary clearance which may take some time.



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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