Graduate scheme

North West

One Programme, Two Years, Three Secondments, Endless Opportunities

nucleargraduates is on a mission to create a diverse pipeline of future talent for the nuclear industry.

Whether your passion lies within science, engineering or business, the nucleargraduates programme will ensure that during your two years with us, you will gain an invaluable insight into the nuclear sector, taking on challenges and having the opportunity to make a real difference. 

Upon completion of the two-year programme you will take up a substantive role within your sponsoring organisation. The sponsoring organisation for this opportunity is Magnox Ltd.

The Sponsoring Organisation

Magnox Ltd is a nuclear decommissioning Site Licence Company (SLC). Their mission is to safely and securely deliver our 12 sites to closure with a workforce who:

  • are focused on achieving value for our customers and the taxpayer,
  • are motivated to deliver the site closure programmes
  • have clear future employment opportunities

Magnox Ltd is responsible for ensuring that their activities are carried out safely, securely and predictably, with due regard for the environment, to the satisfaction of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and in the long-term interests of the organisation, their employees, local communities and their supply chain partners.

Please note: Substantive roles with Magnox Ltd are likely to be in Scotland or North Wales.

The Role of a Waste Management Graduate

As a Waste Management graduate on the nucleargraduates programme you can expect to find yourself:

  • Supporting the Waste Management, Decommissioning and Clean-up of Magnox sites across the UK
  • Supporting a range of projects ranging from mobile encapsulation intermediate waste plants, preconditioning and conditioning plants, effluent discharge plants and hydrogen management
  • Developing fit for purpose engineering solutions, working on waste retrieval and encapsulation projects
  • Producing/reviewing and accepting contractor process documentation
  • Working as part of multi-disciplinary teams supporting design concepts and the production of design level documentation and safety cases.

The nucleargraduates Programme

nucleargraduates is a vibrant, industry led graduate development programme featuring:

  • Opportunities to collaborate with leading experts across a diverse industry on projects that have real impact
  • Three secondments across the nuclear sector, providing opportunities to explore a range of careers across the industry
  • Technical knowledge and professional development opportunities structured against the requirements of the relevant institutes or professional bodies
  • A corporate social responsibility programme which will include sharing your knowledge and enthusiasm with the next generation of industry professionals
  • Behavioural skills development opportunities

Candidate Profile  

The nucleargraduates programme gives you:

  • A dedicated team of experts to support your development and progress throughout your programme
  • A sponsor company lead to provide you with day-to-day support during your programmes and with your secondments
  • Access to the alumni graduate community enabling you to learn from other experiences and community of practice. A dedicated mentor, assigned to you upon starting the programme who will stay with you throughout your nucleargraduates journey
  • Opportunities to develop entrepreneurial skills
  • Allocated budgets to assist you with training, resources, and conferences as well as travel & subsistence
  • A competitive graduate starting salary
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • 6 discretionary days leave for study and relocation
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Wellbeing and support services

 And in return you will give the nucleargraduates programme:

  • Your enthusiasm, knowledge and skills to inspire the generation and contribute to the future of our industry
  • Creativity and collaboration
  • Drive and determination
  • Flexibility
  • Willingness to get involved and try new things
  • Resilience – we don’t expect you to be an expert from day one
  • Integrity, being impartial, ethical and safe in everything you do
  • Positivity and commitment to the mission, purpose and values of the nuclear sector
  • Respect for others
  • Efficiency

Start date: September / October 2022

Minimum Eligibility Requirement 

  •  A minimum of a 2:2 in Chemistry, Physics, Decommissioning, Waste Management or a related degree subject, achieved within the last 5 years
  • Have the full right to work in the UK (please note we are unable to sponsor visas or accept those with a Graduate visa as candidates will be unable complete the full duration of the programme)

More Details

Apply by

31.12.2021

Locations

Applicants must be willing and able to travel and relocate to complete secondments and training whilst on the nucleargraduates programme.

Regions

North West

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