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Engineers - Utilities Operations

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
England, Reading, Berkshire
£33000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
8 Sep 2022
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AWE is recruiting for Engineers within the Utilities Operations and Engineering Delivery Department.

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary: £33,650 - £50,000 (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
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

AWE is looking for Electrical, Mechanical & Civil Engineers at all levels of experience to deliver professional engineering that enables the Utilities Operations & Engineering delivery to meet the service requirements of all AWE Facilities.

Successful Candidates will be responsible for:

  • Apply domain and technical knowledge for design, as built standards and through life system performance for relevant network plant and equipment.
  • Ensure availability of utilities plant, equipment, and infrastructure within relevant networks.
  • Ensure maintenance of configuration baseline and provision of load connection and disconnection authorisations for relevant networks.
  • Provide specialist engineering knowledge for design. Installation, commissioning, and troubleshooting on network plant equipment and infrastructure.
  • Identify and escalate business risk associated with the condition and performance of network plant equipment and infrastructure.
  • Optimise the delivery of Utilities Engineering services.
  • Ensure maintenance activities are delivered in line with Asset Management Standards.
  • Ensure compliance for relevant network plant and equipment.

Whilst not to be considered a check list, candidates should be able to demonstrate some of the following:

  • Minimum of Technician Apprenticeship / ONC with suitable additional experience.
  • Preferred - HNC/HND/Degree
  • Ability to provide engineering and operational capability across relevant networks, comprising a range of infrastructure facilities and associated plant and equipment.



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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