Current Vacancies

NNL has a vision for Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (ED&I) which aims to be an inclusive workplace that attracts diverse talent through transparent and equal policies and procedures. We want you and the diverse mix of people that we employ, customers that we service and stakeholders that we influence to feel valued. We encourage a workplace culture where everyone can thrive with a sense of belonging.

All of our current vacancies can be found on this page. You can also find more information at https://jobsearch.nnl.co.uk

Total Jobs: 13

Mechanical Craft

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £32,685

Closing Date: 2020-12-15

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

The Mechanical Craft is responsible for carrying out safe, quality and efficient maintenance/breakdown & project activities within Central Laboratory. They shall ensure all activities are being undertaken in a safe and complaint manner, to meet all requirements of the Nuclear Site Licence (as applicable) and all Regulatory and Legislative purposes.

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PIE Technician

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £30947

Closing Date: 2020-12-14

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria (Windscale)

The role requires the successful candidate to take measurements and record observations of irradiated nuclear fuel in support of reactor safety cases and improvement of reactor operating conditions. The role also requires the individual to maintain equipment for the measurement of physical properties of irradiated fuel materials.

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Project Manager (FTC - 12 Months)

Contract type: FTC - 12 months

Salary: Starting at £55,740

Closing Date: 2020-12-08

Location: Windscale, Cumbria

Job Description:

The Project Manager will be accountable for delivering projects safely and to the agreed level of quality, schedule and cost in a manner that complies with the NNL’s defined delivery framework and full compliance with all NNL policies.

Within NNL, Project Managers are required to be flexible and will have opportunity to manage a wide variety of projects, in different areas of the nuclear sector. Initially, projects will be associated with one of our key customers, Sellafield Ltd, across several value streams, but initially with focus on the Retrievals area and Decommissioning.

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Assistant Project Manager (EDF Capex Support)

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £41,046

Closing Date: 2020-12-04

Location: Windscale, Cumbria

Job Description:

This new post will support the current EDF Project Manager / Customer Workstream lead in delivering the EDF work. More specifically this support involves the provision of Capex funded works needed to maintain / improve the building assets in support of the EDF programme.

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Environmental Scientist

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £36,160

Closing Date: 2020-12-03

Location: Workington, Cumbria

Job Description:

The proposed role is to provide technical support within the technical capability of Environmental Chemistry in the characterisation and treatment of nuclear waste and contaminated land. The available role is both office and site-based and will involve working closely with Technical Leads and will also require interaction with a range of internal and external customers.

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Asset Engineer

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £46,542

Closing Date: 2020-12-01

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

Job Description:

The Asset Engineer is recognised as the point of asset management expertise for a facility. The role provides complex analysis and insight across the asset base to maximise the potential of the facilities and equipment over the lifetimes of the assets. They directly influence and integrate inputs from external stakeholders and diverse business functions to identify and recommend the optimum whole life interventions for a facility, providing direct input into facility maintenance and capital expenditure plans.

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Experimental Chemist

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £46,542

Closing Date: 2020-11-27

Location: Risley, Warrington or Preston, Lancashire

Job Description:

The role is to provide technical support within the technical capability of Effluent and Environmental Chemistry in the provision of nuclear decommissioning and environmental clean up services with an emphasis on the design and planning of experimental programmes and the analysis, interpretation and reporting of experimental data.

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Lead Field Support Engineer (FTC - 18 months)

Contract type: FTC - 18 months

Salary: Starting at £34,425

Closing Date: 2020-11-27

Location: Risley, Warrington

Job Description:

The Lead Field Support Engineer is responsible for the day to day management of the Field Support Engineer team including coaching and development through regular in the work cross site support, as well as maintaining their own Field Support Workload.

The Lead Field Support Engineer will also be responsible for team collaboration with Lead Service Desk Analyst & Infrastructure engineer to resolve escalations and drive cross function improvements.

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Assistant Accountant (FTC - 12 Months)

Contract type: FTC - 12 months

Salary: Starting at £22,409

Closing Date: 2020-11-26

Location: Risley, Warrington

NNL is accredited as a CIMA Training Quality Partner 

Job Description:

To provide financial support across the professional services work boundary and ensuring that NNL complies with Statutory reporting requirements.

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NNL Graduate Scheme 2021

Contract type:

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 2020-11-27

Location: UK Wide, Any of our NNL sites

At NNL, our vision is to provide world-leading nuclear expertise and innovation. Do you have the driven technical talent to help us get there?

Our Graduate Scheme will develop the next generation of technical experts. Not only will you receive the opportunity to work on challenging and exciting projects, but you’ll continually learn from skilled and knowledgeable industry experts who are leaders in their field. We will help you become everything you can be, by challenging, stretching and pushing you to your limits while supporting you every step of the way.

Our dedicated Graduate programme supports all of our graduates in their personal development whilst working in our technical teams. The two-year programme starts with a tailored, week-long induction programme to welcome you into the business, to help you understand the breadth of what NNL does and describe the programme and what’s expected of you.

Working alongside fellow graduates, you will then embark on the training programme. You’ll learn everything there is to know about the UK and global nuclear industry, internal research and development as well as other key personal self-development areas. Plus a focussed training centre at the end of the programme which provides transition off the scheme to prepare you for future career development with NNL.

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Senior CE&I Design Engineer

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £46,542

Closing Date: 2020-12-08

Location: Risley, Warrington, or Sellafield, Cumbria

Job Purpose:

To supervise a team (typically up to 5) of design engineers and draughting resources to deliver engineering design packages to the required time, cost and quality and personally undertake some of the more complex design tasks as required. To provide specialist engineering advice in his/her discipline.

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Post-doctoral Research and Operations Scientist - 2 Year FTC

Contract type: Fixed Term - 18 months

Salary: Starting at £36,160

Closing Date: 2020-11-24

Location: Sellafield, Cumbria

One of the key long-term missions at the Sellafield site is to ensure safe and secure storage of special nuclear materials (SNM) such as plutonium over extended time periods, likely to be in excess of 100 years. The National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is seeking a post-doctoral level scientist from a materials science-related discipline to support studies on the behaviour and lifetime of SNM storage materials under various conditions and to advise on handling, storage and monitoring.

 

The role will provide you with a unique opportunity to develop a holistic understanding of the science that underpins the safe storage of special nuclear materials. You will work closely with one of our major customers, Sellafield Ltd. It is expected that a significant portion of your time will be spent embedded in Sellafield Ltd Special Nuclear Materials Technical Team. For the remainder of your time you will be based in NNL’s Central Laboratory, which is co-located on the Sellafield site, developing experience of the research we do to support plutonium management.

A key aspect to the role will be your ability to apply the underpinning science undertaken by NNL, UK Universities, the supply chain and from international experience. You will work with a multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, safety case specialists and plant operators. We will look to you to understand problems and draw on your technical skills and knowledge to provide robust technical arguments that support your colleagues and identify effective solutions.

You will be given the opportunity to undertake a significant amount of training and development to aid both your behavioural and your technical skills, with considerable flexibility on the nature of your own technical development programme. It is expected that the training and experience gained during this fixed term will provide you with distinctive skills for a bright future in a technical role in the nuclear industry.

Attributes:  Good communication skills, ability to work well in teams, self-motivated and pro-activity in approach are required.

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Infrastructure Support Engineer

Contract type:

Salary: Starting at £28,338

Closing Date: 2020-12-08

Location: Warrington, Cheshire

The NNL is transforming the way in which IT in the NNL will be delivered and is looking to create a customer facing, technology focused team which is well positioned to meet the changing requirements of the NNL.

NNL have in-sourced IT infrastructure and services There is a requirement for a 3rd line infrastructure support engineer to support the day to day management and operation of the new infrastructure including Server Patching, Monitoring and providing 3rd line support to field engineers via service management process.

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