Sellafield Ltd
graduate scheme

Electrical Design Engineering Graduate Programme 2021

Job description


In the two years that you’re a part of our graduate programme, we’ll give you all the support you need to achieve chartered status and the opportunity to do placements in a variety of business areas. We’ll ensure we maximise your skills, confidence and experience.

We want you to grow in every sense. Our future, as well as yours depends on you hitting the peak of your potential. We’ll invest significant resources developing your personal and behavioural skills so that you become an influential all-round professional.

We have a thriving graduate community run by an elected group of representatives who organise frequent social activities ensuring you play as hard as you work. You will also be assigned a graduate buddy who will be more of a peer support and will help you move smoothly from student to professional life.

Electrical Design Engineering Programme

From emergent, on-plant situations requiring design support and advice, plant modifications on legacy facilities and infrastructure, to large multi-million-pound new build projects, Design Engineering at Sellafield Ltd covers a great spectrum of opportunities for graduates. Design Engineers at Sellafield Ltd face some of the most unique and challenging work in the industry, and our engineering capability enables us to accelerate high hazard reduction in a safe, environmentally responsible, cost effective and pragmatic manner.

The individual scope varies dependent on your discipline area; you will be expected to demonstrate your technical ability and knowledge through the production of design deliverables. Alongside this, Design Engineers are also expected to exhibit the correct behavioural attributes, have a questioning attitude and a good understanding of the project lifecycles from studies/concept design through to operation and decommissioning.

Learn more about our design engineering profession

Our Graduate Rewards

  • Starting salary £33,294
  • Annual leave allowance of 25.5 days with statutory public holidays on top
  • An attractive defined contribution (money purchase) pension scheme
  • Relocation allowance (if relocating from over 30 miles away)
  • Optional interest free graduate loan

For further information on the benefits of working for Sellafield Ltd please refer to our careers website.

  • Duration : 24 months
  • Start date: September 2021

What we are looking for

Please note: Working at Sellafield Ltd requires you to achieve both security and medical clearance throughout the on-boarding process.

Qualifications

  • Relevant degree discipline, such as; electrical/electronic engineering, physics.
  • Achieved a minimum of a 2:1 classification.
  • Graduated within three years of the programme start date

Accepted degree subjects

  • physics
  • electronic and electrical engineering

Additional job details

Location
Risley, Warrington
Salary
£33,294

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term

Full-time

How to apply


Recruitment Timeline
Apply at your earliest opportunity, applications may close early for certain programmes if we experience high numbers.

Aptitude Testing & Video Interview: throughout September and October 2020.

Virtual Assessment Centres: Throughout November and December 2020. *
*Please note, if you are unable to attend a virtual assessment during these months you will be unable to complete our application process.

Social Impact Multiplied (Six)
We are transforming our organisation, seeking to accelerate the delivery of our mission while also making significant savings for the taxpayer. As part of this change, we are determined to deliver the maximum social impact from the £2bn of taxpayer money that we spend at Sellafield every year.

Six is our new approach to social impact which prioritises projects co-created with the community and stakeholders. It recognises that more can be achieved in partnership and that impact can be multiplied through collaboration. Transforming West Cumbria will take on west Cumbria's most entrenched social and economic problems.

The programme will focus on family wellbeing, financial education, community activism, and inspiring young people. In recognition of the importance Sellafield Ltd places on delivering Social Impact, graduates will be encouraged to carry out a minimum of 10 hours of social impact activity per year.

Diversity & 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.

Additional Information
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 31 October 2020

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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