nucleargraduates : nucleargraduates 2018 - Civil Engineering - Magnox Ltd
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nucleargraduates is a ground-breaking graduate programme created by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) and sponsored by organisations across the nuclear industry including Rolls-Royce, the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) and Sellafield Ltd amongst others.
The two-year programme consists of three secondments, two with your sponsoring organisation and a third secondment chosen by you. You can expect to find yourself working with Government, on-site, with the private sector supply chain and regulatory authorities. There is also the possibility of undertaking an international secondment; to date our graduates have completed secondments with over 100 different organisations and bodies across the nuclear industry, both at home and abroad. A dedicated mentor, assigned to you upon starting the programme, will help you plan a two-year programme unique to you and your development goals.
Magnox, owned by Cavendish Fluor Partnership, is the management and operations contractor responsible for safely managing twelve nuclear sites and one hydroelectric plant in the UK working for the sites’ owner, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA). Magnox are responsible for managing the sites through their lifecycles, overseeing all aspects of defueling and decommissioning.
Magnox offer diverse and challenging work, ranging from electricity generation through to the defueling of sites at the end of generation and the introduction of innovative techniques to accelerate decommissioning and clean-up.
Your programme will be broken down into technical and behavioural training structured against the needs of the ICE with whom you will be working with to gain chartered engineer status. You will come together with your fellow graduates to complete 'core' training as well as having the benefit of an individual training budget for training specific to your personal development.
On top of this, you will spend 10% of your time with us on Footprints, our corporate social responsibility programme. You will have the opportunity to become a STEM ambassador, passing on your knowledge and enthusiasm to the next generation of engineers and scientists. You will establish a start-up company, developing your commercial awareness and growing your appreciation of the challenges faced by a small business. You will work with local community projects, meeting inspirational individuals.
Following an initial sift of applications successful applicants will be invited to complete online verbal, numerical and logical reasoning tests with a Situational Judgement Questionnaire followed by a video interview then a two-day assessment centre that will assess candidates across a range of competencies.
After the assessment centre, successful candidates will be made a formal offer of a place on the nucleargraduates programme.