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Senior Civil Engineer

Employer
AWE
Location
Berkshire, Reading, England
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
16 Jun 2022
Reference
R14263

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AWE is currently recruiting for a Senior Civil Engineer (Buildings, Plant & Infrastructure) 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 - Reading area

Package - £42,650 - £65,000 (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

  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

What will you be responsible for?

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

  • Interpreting and delivering 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

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

  • Identifying and escalating business risk arising from condition of engineered systems and structures, and follow up on actions

  • Informing department or project engineering strategies

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

What will you need to be considered?

  • An HNC with suitable additional experience to Incorporated Engineer equivalent level

  • Membership of an engineering institution

  • The ability to lead engineering delivery across an equivalent manufacturing and/or research environment comprising a range of infrastructure facilities and associated manufacturing and/or research plant and equipment

  • Previous experience of leading delivery of facilities design engineering and maintenance services across the life of an asset

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.

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