The breakthrough you’ve been looking for.
We have opportunities for ambitious, curious, open-minded Civil Engineering students to join our plant engineering profession on a 10-week summer placement.
Our 10-week summer placement scheme is an ideal opportunity for you to gain valuable skills and experience that will help to enrich your studies for when you return to university after the summer break.
We’re looking for students who can take on true responsibility on major projects, which will contribute to our present challenge and future mission; be involved in business-critical work and experience far reach training with support from many members of the existing Sellafield Ltd community.
On our placement scheme you will get the opportunity to take part in activities that will allow you to develop your skills in line with our Graduate programme - Meaning you may get the chance to re-join the company as a graduate when you complete your degree.
Our Plant Engineering Placement
Plant Engineering is an organisational approach where facilities are divided into logical systems and a single engineer is responsible for approving all activities impacting his or her assigned system(s).
You will be assigned specific tasks and be expected to contribute to real work within the profession.
There are two main roles within this profession; Equipment Engineer and System Engineer. Both roles hold equal importance and are vital in delivering key work.
Equipment Engineers are responsible for specific equipment which can range from sensitive Radiometrics right through to Pumps, Motors and Gas Turbines and includes significant civil infrastructure and building structures.
The System Engineer considers the whole system from a holistic point of view. They understand how each piece of equipment affects their system’s design intent and ensure the systems maintain within their operational and safety requirements.
You may be expected to support an experienced equipment or system engineer throughout your placement.
For further information on the benefits of working for Sellafield Ltd please refer to our careers website.
What we are looking for
You’ll need to be on track or expected to achieve at least a 2:1 in your degree discipline and ideally will be heading into your final year of study after completion of the placement.
Accepted degree subjects
Additional job details
- £16,371 - £17,455
25.5 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
How to apply
Application closing date: Ongoing (Apply at your earliest opportunity, applications may close for certain programmes if we experience high numbers)
Telephone interview: Throughout October and November 2019.
*Please note, if you are unable to attend an Interview during these months you will be unable to complete our application process.
Diversity and inclusion statement
In promoting equal opportunities, Sellafield Ltd welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We select people according to their abilities and our needs. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.
You are advised to regularly check your emails (including any junk mail/spam folders) for correspondence related to this post, including assessment or interview invitations and any other type of correspondence relating to your application. In the event of a high number of responses to any advert, Sellafield Ltd reserves the right to close the programme early.
Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 21 September 2020
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Closing date: Continuous recruitment