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Electrical & Electronics Engineers

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Berkshire, Reading, England
£29640 - £50000 per annum + negotiable
Closing date
1 Jul 2024

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AWE have exciting opportunities for Electrical & Electronics Engineers, keen to apply their skills and knowledge, at various stages of their careers. We offer excellent development and progression opportunities.

Role: Electrical & Electronics Engineers

Location: Reading (office based)

Salary: £29,640 - £50,000 (dependent on experience)

Closing Date: 01st July 2024

The Role?

We are looking for motivated and experienced Electrical & Electronics Engineers who are keen to apply and develop their skills. We have roles for engineers at various stages of their careers. You will be working in a team of experienced engineers supporting the delivery, assessment, and test of warhead electrical/electronic systems and components. Responsibilities include:

  • Assessment of new designs for suitability for service use
  • Qualification of new components
  • Test and assessment of components and systems as part of an ongoing surveillance programme
  • Specification of trials and surveillance activities
  • Engaging with US counterparts on surveillance and test activities

Applicants should have experience in the designing, testing, and fault-finding of electrical/electronic circuits, with the ability to analyse and assess existing designs. Knowledge of the application of electronics to defence systems would be an advantage, but not essential.

Candidates should have a degree qualification (or equivalent, e.g. HNC plus vocational training) in electrical/electronic engineering, followed by relevant experience. Training will be provided, and opportunities to study for further qualifications are available.

What will you get from us?

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours 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

Plus many more exciting benefits!

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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