AWE is currently recruiting for a Facility Engineer within our Control and Instrumentation team to deliver professional engineering services for the upkeep of all assets and equipment AWE needs in order to deliver the Programme.
Location: Reading area
Package: £33,850 - £50,800 (depending on your suitability and level of experience) + allowance
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)
What will you be required to do?
Apply technical knowledge for engineered systems and structures
Interpret and deliver requirements from the order book which may include troubleshooting, quoting, reporting, design, commissioning and handover as required
Identify and escalate business risk where applicable to plant and engineered systems
Make evidence-based engineering decisions to solve technical problems
Bring a range of C&I skills to the team, which could potentially include one or more of the following - functional safety, PLCs, machinery safety, intrinsic safety, BMS and specialist instrumentation
What will you need to be considered?
HNC/HND with additional experience or a relevant engineering degree
Proven ability to deliver engineering across similar manufacturing/research environment incorporating infrastructure facilities, plant and equipment
Experience of delivering facilities engineering and maintenance services across the life of an asset
Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.
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.