Nuclear Safety Engineering and Operations

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Salary

£31,000*

*depending on location, role and qualifications

Location

Plymouth

Closing Date

November 30, 2022

About the programme

A lot of lives depend on the systems we maintain and deliver. So, we need to make sure they are safe, even if something goes wrong. On this programme, you’ll learn about how to identify, analyse and safeguard against hazards, failures and faults. In the process, you’ll develop your understanding of everything from production to project management, design and safety.

Nuclear Safety Engineering at Babcock

The aim of this programme is to give you a broad education in all areas of nuclear safety engineering that will enable you to choose a specialism at the end of the programme. This will involve placements at several of our sites and projects, and training with safety case authors, human factors consultants, engineers of all disciplines, radiation protection advisors and specialists in assessing shielding requirements. There will also be opportunities to work with other specialists, such as environmental management. Your work will support the safe construction, operation and decommissioning of nuclear facilities and Royal Navy submarines.

What you'll need

  • You’ll need to be have an honours degree in a STEM subject.
  • To be able to satisfy our customer’s security requirements (you may need to complete a medical assessment).

What you'll get

We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career.

In addition:

  • Minimum 25 days holiday entitlements + bank holidays + agile working* subject to conversation with your Manager
  • Generous pension and employee share schemes
  • Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts
  • Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
  • You’ll also have the chance to get involved in our STEM outreach and volunteering activities, which our graduates find incredibly rewarding in all sorts of other ways.

Your career development

It’s hard to beat the variety of fantastic opportunities and business experiences you’ll receive during this development programme. You can expect real world encounters and exposure to exciting projects that will really help you navigate where you want to take your career.

Before You Apply

Check out our helpful advice on how to prepare for our application process.

Where you'll be based

See below to find out more about the areas of our business that are offering places on our Nuclear Safety Engineering programme for Autumn 2023. But no matter which team you join, you could be based anywhere in the UK. That’s why we ask all our graduates to be flexible and willing to move during their programme.

Our business in Plymouth supports the UK Royal Navy in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes, maintaining and developing one of the most critical and complex nuclear sites in Europe   During the course of your placements, you’ll learn about the operation and plant management of Devonport’s Nuclear Site.

Depending on your programme your home base could be Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth. However, some of your placements may be at other Nuclear sector locations.

The programme facilitates both agile and flexible working allowing the candidate to vary work patterns between the office and home as well as opportunities on being on the dockside and seeing through physical packages of work.

Current openings in
Nuclear Safety Engineering and Operations

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