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Undergraduate Placement – Electrical Engineer

Electrical/Electronic.

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What to expect on the programme

Our electronics and electrical engineers deliver a wide range of activities that help support projects ranging from core weapons projects to building services and processes, facilities, plant and construction which all help de-risk future systems. As an Electrical or Electronic Engineer on our Undergraduate Placement Programme you will have the opportunity to work in our core product department or in our facilities support department within a multidisciplinary team of engineers.

You will be supporting essential project deliverables in either area including producing prototype electronic circuits and devices or electrical equipment installation systems. Depending on the phase of the project you are assigned to, there is an opportunity to be involved in the design, assembly, test and debug of analogue and digital electronics, electrical power supply systems, or even developing embedded software programs. 

What we do is unique and so are our people

For 70 years we've been part of the defence and security for our nation.

Working within AWE you will also have exposure to novel technologies and the broader company business, whilst gaining an understanding of how to work within a highly regulated security and safety environment.

What behaviours you’ll have

You will possess the following traits and qualities:

  • Growth Mindset; You’re full of grit and determination. Clear where you are going and how you will get there.
  • Curious; you’re a person who loves to think outside the box. (You’re a person who loves to take the box apart!).
  • Innovative; you’re open to learning about new technologies and ground-breaking ideas.
  • Resilience; you’re an advocate of ‘speaking up’ for yourself and others openly and constructively.
  • Team Worker; you’re dependable and reliable.  You’re interested in collaborating with and supporting others

What you’ll get

  • We offer all undergraduate students a salary of £18,300
  • A market leading contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Excellent work/life balance 
  • 9-day working fortnight. This means you get every other Friday off work.

Alongside these benefits you will get the opportunity to learn from some of the top leaders in their field. 

You must be able to join AWE in August 2023 for 12 months. We recruit on a rolling basis which means as soon as our positions have been filled, we will close.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated areas, if applicable.  

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Starting: August 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £18,300 + benefits
  • All grades
  • 12 months
  • Aldermaston (near Reading)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electrical
  • Electronic

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