Engineering Operative Apprentice

  • Company: AWE
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Closing Date: 01-02-2024


What if you could work with remarkable people on extraordinary things? What if the end result was something a little bit special? What if your role was mission critical?

For nearly 70 years, AWE has been at the forefront of nuclear weapons research and development. They have a critical mission: to provide the warheads for the UK’s ultimate deterrent – Trident. AWE also use their unique skills to provide wider UK government with counter-terrorism and nuclear threat reduction solutions.

It takes a special sort of person to work at AWE. What if that person was you?

Have you ever thought you could be a great engineer? Have you always liked fixing things and figuring out how they work? If so, then AWE would love you to join their team and they’ll support you to develop the skills to work on the UK’s nuclear deterrent – helping them to keep our country safe and secure. AWE is the perfect place to start your engineering journey. Complete your Level 2 Engineering Operative Apprenticeship with AWE and take your first steps into a lifelong career in engineering.

This apprenticeship gives you a chance to earn while you learn, with qualified and experienced trainers helping to build your core engineering knowledge. As a qualified engineering operative, you will be an integral part of their asset maintenance team, helping to ensure plants and equipment are safe and ready to use. Once your training is complete, you will have experience in maintenance planning, diagnostic and fault-finding techniques, specific safe working practises, maintenance procedures, and environmental regulations that need to be observed.

Your new skills will include:
• fault location on appropriate equipment using suitable maintenance diagnostic techniques,
• maintenance activities in line with work instructions,
• testing maintained equipment in accordance with the test schedule or defined test procedure,
• following appropriate completion activities,
• and restoring equipment to service by replacing or repairing components.

The Level 2 Engineering Operative Apprenticeship is a great first step on your journey to maintenance engineering and facility management in partnership with AWE.

Level 2 entry requirements:
·Age: Applicants must be aged 18 or over, as of 31st August 2024 due to security clearance requirements

Please note that you must be a British National to apply for a role with AWE.

AWE recruit on a rolling basis which means as soon as their positions have been filled, they close their applications.

Apply now or contact student support if you need assistance with your application, we’re here to help!