Work for the world you want to live in.
Wouldn’t you want to live in a world where people, populations and the planet thrive? Where technology protects rather than threatens. Where societies feel safe and secure. Where cities and continents feel part of one global community.
We’re an international aerospace, defence and security company, with sites all-round the UK, that do loads of exciting and important things to make the world safer and more secure. We defend nations, save lives and protect communities around the globe.
We are Cavendish Nuclear, a wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group and the UK’s leading nuclear services company.
With a highly skilled workforce we are located at offices and sites in the UK as well as internationally. Our people innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost and deliver across all aspects of the nuclear energy life cycle, from design and build, through operations and maintenance, to decommissioning, waste management and remediation.
A career with us is hugely rewarding and exciting; one that stretches and challenges individuals to be the best they can be. When you join Cavendish Nuclear, you will have opportunities to work on projects that will have an impact on the future.
At Cavendish Nuclear we put people first. Work with us and you’ll discover that our focus on people is unique.
Mechanical Design Apprenticeship
The role will require the individual to participate in various areas of practical and theoretical training combined with the Company specific training given in the workplace.
The apprentice will gain a solid foundation within a professional design office and have the opportunity to learn from professional and friendly individuals.
Typically the type of work Design Apprentices will be involved in will include; assisting in the production of scoping calculations and supporting analysis, models, drawings, design based documentation and technical reports for customers or specific projects.
As part of the apprenticeship, individuals will spend time undertaking placements across a range of business areas.
Apprentices will work on different projects within the Design Office.
Apprentices also attend college to complete a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification.
What you’ll need
A minimum of five GCSE’s at Grade 4 (C) or above including English and science, and maths at Grade 5 (B) or above.
Any link to design technology or CAD experience would be looked upon favourably. Whilst academic ability plays a part, we care as much about your attitude and desire to be part of our future at Cavendish Nuclear and we want to see evidence that you're genuinely interested in and enthusiastic about developing a career in CAD design.
Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level before taking the end-point assessment.
The apprentice must demonstrate the core requirements below and also demonstrate the specialist requirements in their chosen role.
- A team player - an individual who thrives on working in a team environment.
- Reliable and good time keeping
- Eager to learn
- Passion for hands-on engineering
The ability to gain SC clearance.
What you’ll get
Generous benefits including:
- Very competitive starting salary
- Fully funded qualifications up to degree level may be available
- Personal development training and opportunities
- Pension scheme with employee contributions matched up to 8% of salary
- 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
- Flexible working (by local arrangement)
- Discounted shopping and half-price cinema tickets
- Cycle to work scheme
Level 3 Engineering Design and Draughtsperson Apprenticeship Standard (including NVQ Level 3)
Additional job details
- Contract, dates and working times
How to apply
All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at the interview.
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Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 27 March 2023
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Closing date: 27 March 2023