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nucleargraduates 2022 - Building Services Engineering

Civil/Quantity Surveying/Mechanical/Electrical.

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One Programme, Two Years, Three Secondments, Endless Opportunities

nucleargraduates is on a mission to create a diverse pipeline of future talent for the nuclear industry.

The nucleargraduates Experience

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Whether your passion lies within science, engineering or business, the nucleargraduates programme will ensure that during your two years with us, you will gain an invaluable insight into the nuclear sector, taking on challenges and having the opportunity to make a real difference. 

Upon completion of the two-year programme you will take up a substantive role within your sponsoring organisation. The sponsoring organisation for this opportunity is Magnox Ltd.

The Sponsoring Organisation

Magnox Ltd is a nuclear decommissioning Site Licence Company (SLC). Their mission is to safely and securely deliver our 12 sites to closure with a workforce who:

  • are focused on achieving value for our customers and the taxpayer,
  • are motivated to deliver the site closure programmes
  • have clear future employment opportunities

Magnox Ltd is responsible for ensuring that their activities are carried out safely, securely and predictably, with due regard for the environment, to the satisfaction of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and in the long-term interests of the organisation, their employees, local communities and their supply chain partners.

Please note: Substantive roles with Magnox Ltd are likely to be in Scotland or North Wales.

The Role of a Building Services Engineering Graduate

As a Building Services Engineering graduate on the nucleargraduates programme you could expect to find yourself:

  • Assisting in managing contracts
  • Preparing designs and reports
  • Deputies for senior staff as appropriate
  • Working closely and under supervision of Team Leaders
  • Liaising directly with clients and contractors
  • Helping to ensure projects are delivered on time
  • Responsible for ensuring an understanding and compliance with all Health & Safety requirements, practices, and procedures

Suitably qualified graduates would be academically prepared for the Magnox decommissioning journey, including:

  • Building Design (and hence understand how to deconstruct)
  • Testing and commissioning
  • Energy Management/Sustainability
  • Building System Design (Heating/Vent/Water/Elec/AC)
  • Maintenance of Buildings
  • Innovative/novel technologies

The nucleargraduates Programme

nucleargraduates is a vibrant, industry led graduate development programme featuring:

  • Opportunities to collaborate with leading experts across a diverse industry on projects that have real impact
  • Three secondments across the nuclear sector, providing opportunities to explore a range of careers across the industry
  • Technical knowledge and professional development opportunities structured against the requirements of the relevant institutes or professional bodies
  • A corporate social responsibility programme which will include sharing your knowledge and enthusiasm with the next generation of industry professionals
  • Behavioural skills development opportunities

Candidate Profile  

The nucleargraduates programme gives you:

  • A dedicated team of experts to support your development and progress throughout your programme
  • A sponsor company lead to provide you with day-to-day support during your programmes and with your secondments
  • Access to the alumni graduate community enabling you to learn from other experiences and community of practice. A dedicated mentor, assigned to you upon starting the programme who will stay with you throughout your nucleargraduates journey
  • Opportunities to develop entrepreneurial skills
  • Allocated budgets to assist you with training, resources, and conferences as well as travel & subsistence
  • A competitive graduate starting salary
  • 25 days' annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • 6 discretionary days leave for study and relocation
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Wellbeing and support services

Minimum Eligibility Requirement  

A degree in one of the following subjects: Building Services Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chartered or Quantity Surveyor, along with an interest in facilities and achieved within the last 5 years.

Have the full right to work in the UK (please note we are unable to sponsor visas or accept those with a Graduate visa as candidates will be unable complete the full duration of the programme)

And in return you will give the nucleargraduates programme:

  • Your enthusiasm, knowledge and skills to inspire the generation and contribute to the future of our industry
  • Creativity and collaboration
  • Drive and determination
  • Flexibility
  • Willingness to get involved and try new things
  • Resilience – we don’t expect you to be an expert from day one
  • Integrity, being impartial, ethical and safe in everything you do
  • Positivity and commitment to the mission, purpose and values of the nuclear sector
  • Respect for others
  • Efficiency

Start date: September/October 2022

Location - West Cumbria, South West England, South East England, Scotland, Wales

Security Requirements  

Candidates will be subject to Office of Civil Nuclear Security (OCNS) Clearance Checks.

Travel Details  

Applicants must be willing and able to travel and relocate to complete secondments and training whilst on the nucleargraduates programme.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • Masters and above
  • Multiple UK Locations

Preferred Disciplines...

  • Building Services
  • Civil
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Quantity Surveying

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