Graduate Electrical 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 Graduate Electrical Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in within the Electrical Engineering Unit, working on a range of projects and tasks that utilise your technical knowledge and builds your skills and experience.
The Integrated Engineering Division has an extensive portfolio and track record leading projects for the organisation. These activities include the enhancement and maintenance of world class fusion devices, business research facilities and supporting plant on site as well as providing direct support to external Clients such as ITER.
UKAEA’s two-year graduate scheme is split by 80% of your time developing both your general work-related skills and professional qualifications and 20% of your working time dedicated to graduate training and development. 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.
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.
- Carrying out control and instrumentation, electrical and electronics activities for programmes across UKAEA.
- Working alongside mechanical, electrical and software teams to ensure the delivered electronics, electrical, control and instrumentation systems are demonstrably safe including reviewing and analysing of hardware / software in addition to design of complex safety functions.
- Involvement in design, specification, procurement, installation/modification, commissioning, and maintenance of assigned electrical systems associated with complex HV/LV electrical equipment.
- Perform fault-finding activities on electrical plant.
- Taking part in technical studies including preparation of documentation, ensuring that proposed solutions are technically robust.
- Gain experience with power flow modelling software, including power flow studies at HV level.
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.
For applicants applying from outside the United Kingdom or those who have spent time outside the UK in the last five years, please visit the following link for information on criminal records checks: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants If your country of residence or previous residence is not listed on the website or if the UK Government does not have information on obtaining a criminal records check from that state, we regret to inform you that we cannot process your application.