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Security Maintenance Engineer

We are recruiting for a Security Maintenance Engineer to join a team responsible for conducting Defence Nuclear Security Regulated Maintenance and breakdowns, supporting the commissioning of major projects, contractors installing kit or helping security verify Operational Requirements. Apply now

There has never been a more exciting time to join AWE. We are at the start of a programme to design and produce a replacement warhead for the UK’s continuous at sea deterrent

We are managing hugely important infrastructure programmes that will deliver cutting-edge facilities while maintaining a unique estate that spans over 1,000 acres. If you’re looking for a role with intrigue and something that really makes a difference, then now is the time to join AWE.

Science opportunities

If you’re looking for a fresh challenge, then join us at one of the UK’s largest high technology research and development sites.

Engineering opportunities

You can have a rewarding career in a host of engineering roles to suit your core skills. Over the years, we have invested heavily in our sites and facilities and today, job opportunities have grown across the business in support of our work defending the nation.

Business Services opportunities

Like any business, our business support teams ensure we run smoothly and effectively. And we have lots of opportunities available across our support services from Human Resources and Project Management to Finance and Information Technology.

Industrial opportunities

Be part of our manufacturing teams, working in a key area of the business. Past experience is not essential – our first-class training programme gives you everything you need to support a long and varied career

AWE cares about doing things right, valuing its people and understanding the importance of a truly engaged workforce.

We are delighted and proud to have been recognised this year in a number of categories in the Best Companies to Work For accreditation. The awards are made based solely on employee feedback, so they really do speak for themselves. If you want to work in a unique and innovative environment, where people are at the heart of the business, then AWE is the perfect place for you. Whether you’re an engineer, a scientist or a business professional, and whatever stage you’re at in your career, we’re always looking for high quality candidates to join our team.

Because of what we do is of the highest security, to work here, you’ll need to be a British National and have resided in the UK for the past five years for SC clearance (and ten years for DV). We may consider dual nationality for certain roles.

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