Graduate Electrical Design Engineer – Graduate Scheme 2024
Overview of Responsibilities
As an employee of UKAEA you will benefit from:
- Outstanding defined benefit pension scheme, details of which can be found at the end of this advert.
- Corporate bonus scheme up to 7% and a Relocation allowance (if eligible).
- Flexible working options including family friendly policies.
- Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders,
- Generous annual leave allowance starting with 25 days, plus 3 days Christmas closure and 2.5 privilege days, in addition to UK bank holidays
- Wide range of career development opportunities
- A vibrant culture committed to equality and being fully inclusive
This role requires employees to complete an online Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS), including The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks for criminal convictions.
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference? Join our team and contribute to the future of fusion energy. As a Graduate Electrical Design Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in the Integrated Engineering Department, collaborating with colleagues to capture electrical system requirements.
With the support of more experienced Design Engineers, you will produce designs for electrical systems using CAD (Computer Aided Design) applications, prepare CAD documents that meet the requirements of UKAEA and British Standards and the quality required by UKAEA CAD standards, and Perform preliminary design calculations to ensure the fitness for purpose of the proposed design solutions.
- Collaborate with colleagues to capture electrical system requirements.
- Perform preliminary design calculations to ensure the selection of appropriate components, particularly safety related.
- Build strong working relationships with Design Office personnel and its customers.
- Peer review and checking of CAD documents produced by other designers.
- Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related discipline.
- Ability to perform basic Electrical Design calculations using first principles.
- Good working knowledge of AutoCAD or other appropriate CAD system(s).
To be considered you will need to have successfully completed your degree within the past 2 years at a UK university, and will possess a relevant degree from within the specialisms listed.
You will need to be self motivated, demonstrate the ability to work well with others, and have an interest in the development of a cleaner energy. Additionally, you will be passionate about self-development and you should have a proactive approach to your work with an enthusiasm to achieving your full potential.
A full list of our benefits can be found here https://careers.ukaea.uk/life-at-ukaea/employee-benefits/
We welcome applications from under-represented groups, particularly individuals from black and other ethnic minority backgrounds, people with disabilities, and women. Our Executive team, supported by our 'Equality, Diversity and Inclusion' (EDI) Partner and Inclusion Ambassadors, actively promotes EDI and takes steps to increase diversity within our organization. We reinforce best practices in recruitment and selection and evaluate approaches to remove barriers to success.
Please note that vacancies are generally advertised for 4 weeks but may close earlier if we receive a large number of applications.