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Senior Control & Instrumentation (C&I) Facility Engineer

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Reading, England, Berkshire
£44990 - £66000 per annum + + Allowance & excellent benefits
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

Job Details

AWE is currently recruiting for a Senior Control & Instrumentation Facility Engineer to deliver and lead professional engineering services to enable the Principal Asset Engineer in fulfilment of the strategy for the upkeep of all assets and equipment AWE needs in order to deliver the Programme.

Location: Aldermaston, Berkshire

Package: £44,990 - £66,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience) + Allowances

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours (including Bank Holidays) of annual leave - plus every other Friday off work!

  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training

  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services

  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)

  • Life Assurance

  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending

  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family

  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site

  • Relocation assistance (terms & conditions apply)

What will you be required to do?

  • Apply extensive domain and technical knowledge for design intent, as-built standards and system performance through life for engineered systems and structures

  • Interpret and deliver the requirements of complex and high profile issued tasks from the Asset

  • Engineering Solutions order book (including troubleshooting, quoting, reporting, design, commissioning and handover as required), and make evidence based professional engineering decisions to solve technical problems within area of responsibility

  • Lead and advise engineers within bounds of own specialism in the delivery of innovative solutions to complex engineering problems

  • Identify and escalate business risk arising from condition of engineered systems and structures and follow up on actions

  • Inform department or project engineering strategies

  • Demonstrate adherence to management system requirements and relevant technical standards and advises others how to adhere efficiently

  • Engage with company delivery and administrative requirements; report own and team progress honestly and clearly, communicate in an engaging manner, support performance management

  • Optimise the delivery of Operations Engineering

We would love to hear from qualified Engineers (HNC minimum) with previous experience of being responsible for designing, developing, installing, managing and maintaining equipment used to monitor and control engineering systems, machinery and processes.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.


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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