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Principal Asset Engineer

Employer
Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Location
Berkshire, West Berkshire, England
Salary
£55450 - £85000 per annum
Closing date
2 Jan 2022
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Job Details

The UK Atomic Weapons Establishment is embarking on a Replacement Nuclear Warhead programme, to ensure the UK continuous at sea deterrent.

To enable the successful delivery of this programme, we are seeking an experienced Engineer who can lead teams to deliver and execute key workstreams across multiple projects within our Facilities.

The right candidate will have a passion to inspire engineering excellence and foster collaborative and successful working relationships.

Principal Asset Engineer

Location: Reading / Basingstoke area

Package: £55,450- £85,000 (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)

Leading teams of Engineers, your role will be to ensure optimal delivery of Maintenance and Engineering services to ensure plant and facility availability. It will involve partnering with multiple stakeholders both internal and external to AWE and ensuring due governance and management to meet relevant regulations, legislations, and codes.

Though not to be considered a check list, we will be looking for candidates to demonstrate:

  • Degree qualification, and ideally Chartered, in an engineering discipline or have proven experience working in a similar environment

  • Ability to articulate technical complexities and have very good communication skills

  • Ability to deliver engineering capability across a manufacturing and/or research environment

  • An understanding and ability to apply applicable legislation and standards relevant to safety within engineering

  • Experience leading multi-discipline teams through the engineering lifecycle

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. Experience working in a nuclear environment under licence conditions is desirable but not essential.

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Company

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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