Electronic/Radiological Maintenance Engineer

  • Job Reference: R13671
  • Date Posted: 28 April 2022
  • Recruiter: AWE
  • Website: https://www.awe.co.uk/
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £25,250 to £35,000
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Have you served a recognised Engineering Apprenticeship and are looking for your next career move that can offer excellent training and progression?

Do you like the idea of having every other Friday off work as part of your standard working pattern?

If so, a career at AWE could be for you!

This is a superb opportunity to apply your knowledge and expertise to support the UK's Nuclear defence programme and be part of a team of remarkable people achieving extraordinary things.

Electronic/Radiological Maintenance Engineer

Location: Reading/ Basingstoke area

Salary: £25,250 - £35,000 (dependent on experience) plus allowances

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 (inclusive of 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

Working within our Craft Engineering team, this role will give you the opportunity to carry out a wide range of planned and preventative electronic maintenance activities on Facility production plant and instruments which can include development of bespoke instrumentation solutions for Engineering tests, assisting with the assembly and testing of prototype hardware and supporting Engineers and Scientists with conducting lab experiments.

On a day-to-day basis, you will apply and hone your trade skills, working in accordance with task instructions in a safe and effective manner. This will include applying your aptitude in fault-finding and problem solving and using your core skills to install and repair electronic systems from modular to component level. Experience in a calibration laboratory equipment would be beneficial.

Though not to be considered a check list, candidates would benefit from knowledge/experience of ANY of the following:

  • Fault finding techniques and methodologies on Radiological Instrumentation

  • Planning and prioritisation of tasks and making decisions relating to own discipline or work area

  • Generate, review and comment on relevant documentation and reports as requested

  • Testing and measuring of electronic equipment and systems

  • Maintenance and repair of circuits and systems down to component level

  • Health and Safety at Work and Safe System of Work

  • Previous experience in a building, plant or manufacturing environment

  • Operational Craft experience

Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • Engineering Apprenticeship NVQ/Diploma Level 3 in relevant discipline or NVQ/Diploma Level 2 plus industrial experience

  • A recognised relevant qualification such as City & Guilds, ONC or BTEC Level 3

All Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in radiological designated areas.