Welcome to the AWE Hub

Make every day ordinary. Rise to extraordinary challenges. AWE plays a crucial role in national nuclear security. Working to support UK defence we’re a community of creative thinkers from all kinds of backgrounds in all kinds of roles, with one clear mission - to keep everyone and everything around us safe and secure. To keep...

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Typically recruits

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical/Process
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

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AWE has played a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom for over 60 years.
AWE's work covers the entire lifecycle of nuclear warheads - from concept to disposal.
AWE employs approximately 5,000 staff (plus around 6,000 contractors).
AWE's headquarters are in Aldermaston, Berkshire.
AWE houses some of the world's most advanced experimental facilities.

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Graduate Opportunities (9)

A young graduate is calling on more women to take on engineering roles

Catriona Hudson is calling on women to be determined to increase the number of women in engineering roles.

Added: 27th June 2017

Raising the Church Roof

29/04/2015 AWE has donated £250 to a local charity that is raising money for the renovation of the 900 year old St Peter’s Church in Ufton Nervet, which is to become a local Cultural Community Centre. St Peter’s Ufton Charitable Trust, was set up in 2002, when the much needed renovations of the Grade II listed church began. Prior to this St Peter’s church was in decay and had been redundant for many years. Michele Maidment, Secretary to the AWE community committee...

Ms. Bhavna Vara

Team Leader, Materials Characterisation

"There have been a lot of development opportunities within the company and the support to progress my career at AWE. "

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Dr Baljeet

Materials Scientist

"As a Materials Scientist focusing on metallurgy, I’ve been heavily involved in the procurement and novel fabrication . . ."

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Professor Andrew Randewich, Chief Scientist

"The Plasma Physics Department’s main role is using high power lasers to underwrite high energy density physics simulations."

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