Computer-Aided Design Technician - 2024

  • AWE
  • Reading, West Berkshire
  • £8.21 per hour

Do you want to be part of something extraordinary? Something that not only gives you the opportunity to develop and grow your career, but offers excitement, challenge and intrigue at the same time as making a difference to keeping our country, and everyone in it, safe? What AWE do is unique and so are the people who work there. They work to attract, motivate, develop and retain the best talent and equip people with the right skills for the future.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    239451
  • Wages
    £8.21 p/h
  • Hours
    37.50 per week
  • Date Posted
    26/09/2023
  • Start Date
    12/08/2024
  • Approx. Duration
    3-4 years

  • Location
    Reading
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Engineering
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    AWE

Description

A draughtsperson produces engineering designs and drawings for components, structures, piping, control & instrumentation systems, and electrical systems used in industrial and commercial construction.

The role may appeal to you if you are interested in:

  • Technical drawings
  • Engineer drawing
  • CAD (computer aided design)
  • Design communication


What does AWE offer?

  • A starting salary of £16,000. This increases annually with second year salary being £20,500
  • A market leading contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours per year) and excellent work/life balance including a 9-day working fortnight. This means that every other Friday you won’t be required to work!
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
  • Access to employee discounts portal – for everyday savings on retail, hospitality and leisure


Alongside these benefits you will get the opportunity to learn from some of the top leaders in their field whilst helping to continue to deliver national nuclear security, threat reduction and counter-terrorism solutions.


The deadline line for applications is Sunday October 29th. The earlier you apply the better chance you have of success.


For more information about this vacancy please contact GetMyFirstJob Recruitment on opportunities@getmyfirstjob.co.uk (Ref ID: 239451)

Company website : https://www.awe.co.uk/careers/early-careers/apprenticeships/

  • A practical aptitude for engineering & technology
  • Computer literacy
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Awareness of health & safety
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Passionate and motivated

  • 5 GCSE’s at grade 4/C or above to include Maths and English AND a 5/B in Science
The first part of your training will be spent in the award-winning Skills Academy whilst also attending a local college on day release. Once you’ve met the required learning, you will undertake focused professional placements across the business where you will gain knowledge of the challenges we face, problem solving, and safety requirements.

Applicants must be aged 16 or over, as of 12th August 2024, due to security clearance requirements.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role. Please note that you must be a British National to apply for a role.

AWE's ambition is to create workplaces where they recognise and celebrate differences, encourage diverse contributions and their employees feel able to be themselves at work. They strive to create a genuine culture of openness and inclusion and encourage diverse applicants. 

Any inclusion information you provide will be used to encourage and support you through the application process and will be held only for this purpose in accordance with GDPR.

Opportunities with AWE

What if one could work on something that couldn't be tested but could not afford to fail? Imagine spending years on a submarine, launching it into outer space where temperatures plummet to below -250°C, and having it hurtle through the atmosphere, heating up and shaking, yet it must still function. Such a challenge awaits the world-class team at AWE. The work they undertake is truly unique, just like the individuals who comprise their ranks. AWE boasts some of the best talent in the business, and its people are undoubtedly its most cherished asset. They tirelessly strive to attract, motivate, develop, and retain top-notch talent, ensuring their team possesses the necessary skills for the future.

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