Senior Facility Engineer

Thatcham, UK
07 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
AWE are currently recruiting for a Senior Facility Engineer.

This role will be 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 - £ subject to skills and experience

AWE offer a competitive salary, market leading contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, excellent work/life balance including a 9-day working fortnight and flexible working hours (role dependent). A salary sacrifice scheme is also available.

You will be required to:
  • 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.

To be successful in this role you should have the following skills:
  • HNC/HND with suitable additional experience.
  • Membership of an engineering institution.
  • Incorporated Engineer or equivalent.
  • 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 plan.

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.

Please note that you must be a British National to apply for a role at AWE.


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