Electrical Engineering Graduate Programme 2022

Closing date
13 Dec 2021

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Who are we looking for?

We have an excellent opportunity for motivated and enthusiastic graduates to join our 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 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

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