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Maintenance Team Leader

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
England, Berkshire, West Berkshire
£33850 - £45000 per annum + + Allowances
Closing date
1 Feb 2022

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AWE is currently recruiting for Maintenance Team Leaders to provide leadership and supervision of asset maintenance delivery craft and support team(s).

You will be responsible for the delivery of asset maintenance to ensure plant is reliable and available to meet the corporate, functional and Tech Centre programme, whilst ensuring it's delivered in compliance with legislation, licence conditions, corporate and engineering process and standards.

The hiring manager is looking to recruit Electrical and Mechanical-bias Engineers.

Location - Reading area

Package - £33,850 - £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, including Bank Holidays, plus every other Friday off)

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary sacrifice scheme

  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

What will you need to be considered?

  • An Engineering Apprenticeship with a relevant, recognised qualification ONC, ND or NVQ level 3

  • Strong practical experience of plant maintenance

  • Proven fault-finding skills

  • PC literate

  • Supervisory, leadership and performance management skills

  • Accredited Risk Assessor

  • Conversant in Health and Safety legislations

  • Practical experience of plant maintenance

  • AMS & maintenance systems/procedures

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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.


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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