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AWE
3.3 out of 5
Reading RG1
£35,000 - £46,000 a year - Permanent
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  • £35,000 - £46,000 a year

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  • Permanent

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Reading RG1

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  • Relocation assistance

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AWE have new opportunities for Technical Authors at varying levels of their career

Training with continuous professional development in a truly unique environment

How would you like the opportunity to apply your technical expertise in a role which also gives you every other Friday off work? That is the reality at AWE!

Technical Authors (Office Based)

Location: Reading Area

Closing date: 1st May 2024

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience) + Allowance

Supporting the UK's Continuous At Sea Deterrence programme and national nuclear security are at the heart of what we do therefore working with us is both exciting and challenging - in fact it's everything you would expect from a company that supports national security.

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)
  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family
  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

We are looking to recruit a number of candidates with varying levels of knowledge and experience who are looking to develop their career. Successful candidates will be deployed throughout the business producing core product documentation which will include, but is not limited to the design, assembly, movement, maintenance and disassembly of the UK's nuclear deterrent.

To be successful in these roles, we will require you to have the following skills:

  • A background in the generation of technical documentation

  • Engineering experience in an industrial environment or a knowledge of manufacturing/assembly processes

Dependent on entry level, candidates will either have a level 3 qualification (ONC/OND), a recognised apprenticeship or a level 4/5 qualification (HNC/HND/Degree) in a relevant discipline.

As you would expect for such a role, the highest security clearance is required. You must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary clearance which may take some time.

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