Work Placement / Internship

Electrical Design Engineering Industrial Placements 2022

Risley, Warrington. Multiple vacancies.

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At Sellafield, we’re true pioneers. We led the world in nuclear power production, now we’re the world’s first movers into environmental remediation. Building on our rich history, we’re striding into an era where we’ll transform the environment, local society, the regional economy and the global nuclear industry.

Welcome to Sellafield

Every day we retrieve, treat and store nuclear atoms. Watch this video to find out more.

Covering six square kilometres, the site in West Cumbria is home to more than 200 nuclear facilities. A team of 11,000 people here work alongside our supply chain partners, to tackle a diverse portfolio of decommissioning, reprocessing, spent fuel management, nuclear waste management and nuclear material management.

We are developing a high-performance, value-led organisation that reduces high hazard faster, costs the taxpayer less, and responds more quickly to potential funding changes. At the same time, we are looking for ways to maximise the socio-economic benefit from our funding and supply chain spend.

Industrial Placement Programme

Our 12-month industrial placement programme is ideal for students looking to complete a placement during their time at university. The placement is designed to provide you with a flavour of what it is like to work at Sellafield Ltd and although you are only with us for a year, we can assure you that you will still feel you have made a difference.

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.

As part of the Industrial Placement programme you will get the chance to take part in activities that will allow you develop your skills in line with our Graduate Programme and also allow you to obtain valuable employability skills and experience.

Electrical Design Engineering Industrial Placements

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 & 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 of your placement will vary 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.

About you:

  • You’ll need to be on track or expected to achieve at least a 2:1 in a Electrical/Electronic Engineering based discipline and ideally will be heading into your final year of study after completion of the placement.

Location: You will be based at our Design Engineering offices in Risley, Warrington.

Our Placement Rewards

  • Annual salary: £17,433 - £18,538.
  • Annual leave of 25.5 days’ holiday plus bank holidays

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Opportunity Overview

  • December 5th, 2021
  • Multiple vacancies
  • £17,433-£18,538 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • 12 Months
  • Risley, Warrington
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical
  • Electronic

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