Electrical Engineering Graduate Programme 2022

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Electrical Engineering Graduate Programme 2022

Closes: February 1, 2022
Location: Culham, Oxfordshire, UK, Europe
Salary: £29,000
Work Type: Full Time

This listing is one of the various graduate schemes offered by UKAEA. You can find more information specifically about the scheme at: https://culhamgraduatescheme.com/

Background Information:

This is an excellent opportunity for motivated and enthusiastic graduates to join a two-year graduate scheme, where you will spend 80% of your time developing both your general work-related skills and professional qualifications, with 20% of your working time dedicated to graduate training and development. UKAEA has a nurturing community that learns from each other. Within the 20% training and development, there is a core suite of activities designed to develop your professional and business skills. Elements of this programme are flexible and can be tailored to your personal development needs and to those of your specific job role.   What’s on offer 

  • A starting salary of £29,000
  • A dedicated mentor who will help to develop your career and experience
  • Encouragement and support to achieve your professional accreditation
  • A culture committed to being fully inclusive, supported by a Being Inclusive Strategy and Inclusion Ambassadors
  • An Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders, with a full calendar of health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Dedicated Early Careers events and team building opportunities
  • Being part of the Graduate and Early Careers community at UKAEA
  • Flexible working options including family friendly policies
  • 30.5 days annual leave increased with length of service (including privilege days and 3 days between Christmas and New Year) plus bank holidays
  • Outstanding defined benefit pension scheme
  • Annual corporate bonus scheme

  UKAEA welcome applications from under-represented groups, particularly from individuals from black and other ethnic minority backgrounds, including nationality and citizenship, people with disabilities, (visible and hidden) and women. The Executive team with support from the EDI ‘Equality, Diversity and Inclusion’ (EDI) partner and Inclusion Ambassadors, is actively promoting EDI and taking steps to increase the diversity of our people through reinforcing best practice in recruitment and selection, and revaluating approaches where it is clear they can remove barriers to success. UKAEA are easily accessible by car and are a 10-minute walk from Culham Railway Station in Oxfordshire. You can find more information specifically about the graduate scheme at http://www.culhamgraduatescheme.com The UKAEA 2022 Graduate opportunities will be open until Friday 7th January, however, please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Role Description:

What opportunities does the graduate scheme cover?  Roles and examples of the type of work/projects you could be involved in include:

  • Supporting and maintaining pulsed power to UK’s national fusion experiment (MAST-U) and to the world’s largest tokamak (JET).
  • Conceptual projects for the ambitious programme to deliver a prototype fusion energy plant (STEP) and the DEMOnstration power plant (DEMO).
  • Carrying out control and instrumentation, electrical and electronics activities for programmes across UKAEA including magnet power supplies, neutral beam power supplies and HV distribution.
  • Working alongside mechanical, electrical and software teams to ensure the delivered systems such as robots, machines and controls are demonstrably safe including reviewing and analysing of hardware / software in addition to design of complex safety functions.
  • Laying out the robotic maintenance facilities of a future fusion power plants in the early design phase.
  • Designing bespoke tooling for current generation robotics maintenance facilities.
  • Helping manage multimillion design, build and install contracts for facilities currently being built.

Our scheme is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) and the Institute of Physics (IoP) as a professional development scheme.