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    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/1/2018 7:22 AM)
    Title
    Graduate Physicist
    Requisition ID
    2018-31444
    Planned Number of Hires
    1
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is delighted to announce that we are now accepting applications for our Nuclear Graduate Programme starting September 2019.

     

    Our two-year structured programme has a diverse range of opportunities for curious, committed and open-minded people. If you bring the passion, energy and enthusiasm we are looking for, in return we can give you a variety of interesting and exciting projects to work on, with dedicated support every step of the way.

     

    The deadline for applications is 5th January 2019.

     

    Key elements of the Graduate Programme:

    Our nuclear programme is recognised as one of the best in our industry and is accredited with several professional science and engineering institutes.

    It consists of two years’ accelerated development towards chartership, followed be a three-year career development phase. The programme is structured to provide you with the necessary skills and experience to become a professionally registered scientist, typically within the first 5 years of joining the company.

    For all graduates following our nuclear programme, we offer:

    • On-the-job training, with opportunities to develop wider scientific and project delivery skills by working alongside experienced scientists;
    • A strong mentoring culture, with each graduate assigned a dedicated mentor, a graduate buddy and a line manager/ supervisor to ensure they are supported in their personal and professional development;
    • At least one UK rotation, with opportunities to work on customers sites as well as in our offices.

     

    About Wood:

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people.

     

    Wood Nuclear has been at the forefront of the nuclear industry for more than 60 years and are passionate about nuclear energy and its role in the modern world. Our reputation is founded upon the very best technical expertise and the reach to deliver this to projects across the world.

     

    People are at the heart of our business; we work together to deliver the best outcome and we are united by our values of care, commitment and courage.

    We are also passionate about diversity and inclusion. We are members of women in science and engineering (WISE), have signed up to the Armed Forces covenant and have trained mental health first aiders in all our nuclear offices.

     

    Wood Nuclear has offices in Glasgow, Newcastle, Cumbria, Cheshire (Warrington and Knutsford), Gloucester, Bristol, Oxford, Reading, London and Dorchester. We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.

    Skills / Qualifications

    Who are we looking for?

    • You will be a talented graduate with a minimum 2:2 Bachelors degree in a Physics related discipline;
    • You will have ambition, vision and enthusiasm to drive your career forward;
    • Team work will be something you enjoy, and you will want to work with customers both internally and externally in your day to day role;
    • Your verbal and written communication will be strong, and you will look forward to developing these in the work place, as well as applying your technical knowledge to craft innovative solutions to complex technical challenges;
    • You will have a flexible approach to mobility and will be adaptable and happy to cope with change;
    • You will have a full UK driving license;
    • You will have the right to work in the UK before you apply for this position.

     

    What happens next?

    Once you have submitted your application, a combination of our recruitment and technical teams will review your application.

    If successful, you will be invited to complete a video interview, and if that is successful you will be invited to one of our assessment centres.

    IMPORTANT: Our assessment centres will be held between Monday 25th February and Friday 8th March in the North West of England. Please make sure you can attend these dates before you apply.

     

    What do you get?

    Here are some of the additional benefits you can expect at Wood:

    • A competitive reward package;
    • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days per year;
    • Work life balance, with the opportunity for core and flex hours in all our permanent office locations, as well as a time off in lieu system for all;
    • Competitive pension scheme, as well as group income protection and life assurance benefit;
    • Competitive family friendly benefits including maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave;
    • Flexible benefits with access to travel insurance, critical illness cover, dental benefit, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and more;
    • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), which can offer anything from financial advice to mental health support and counselling sessions;
    • Strong local and national graduate network;
    • Annual events such as our 2-day graduate orientation event and 5-day residential team building and behaviours programme;

     

    For our communities:

    • We like to work with and alongside our communities and offer a matched funding community investment programme. This means that you can support causes and raise funds for charities that are really important to you and your local area – and the business will match fund whatever you raise.
    • We are strong advocates for change in STEM. We encourage our graduates to get involved with STEM programmes and careers fairs to ignite the next generation of clean energy enthusiasts.

    Diversity Statement (EEO)

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

     

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