Utilities Operations Engineer

02 Jan 2018
30 Jan 2018
Clearance Level
Job Type

If you want to work in a unique and innovative environment, then AWE could be the perfect place for you - whether you are a scientist, an engineer, a mechanic or a business professional. Whatever stage you're at in your career, we're always looking for high quality candidates.

We are looking for a Utilities Operations Engineer to join our team at AWE to provide leadership and direction of plant upkeep, personnel and operations within your area of responsibility.

As a Utilities Operations Engineer, you will be responsible for the safe operation, maintenance and contractor works activities within the bounds of your appointed Network delivery area. You will hold Authorised Person appointments and undertake work activities within your appointed area. You will undertake shift working, duty on call, cross site working and overtime as required to meet the role within your designated Network area.

We are looking for the Utilities Operations Engineer to have:

  • Previous experience of working in a highly regulated environment
  • Previous experience leading operational, maintenance and construction teams
  • Technician based apprenticeship or ONC or C&G in electrical or mechanical engineering
  • Knowledge of operational management of plant & functional teams within appointment

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the security clearance required for this 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 applicants with disabilities.

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