2021 Electrical Engineering & Maintenance Graduate Programme

Sellafield Ltd · £30-40k · North West England

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Join the new era of pioneers...


At Sellafield, we’re true pioneers. We led the world in nuclear power production, now we’re the world’s first movers into environmental remediation. Building on our rich history, we’re striding into an era where we’ll transform the environment, local society, the regional economy and the global nuclear industry.


Our Graduate Programme

In the two years that you’re a part of our graduate programme, we’ll give you all the support you need to achieve chartered status and the opportunity to do placements in a variety of business areas. We’ll ensure we maximise your skills, confidence and experience.

We want you to grow in every sense. Our future, as well as yours, depends on you hitting the peak of your potential. We’ll invest significant resources developing your personal and behavioural skills so that you become an influential all-round professional. 

We have a thriving graduate community run by an elected group of representatives who organise frequent social activities ensuring you play as hard as you work. You will also be assigned a graduate buddy who will be more of peer support and will help you move smoothly from student to professional life.


Electrical Engineering & Maintenance Programme

Engineering and Maintenance at Sellafield Ltd face some of the most unique & challenging work in the industry, and our profession enables us to accelerate high hazard reduction in a safe, environmentally responsible, cost-effective and pragmatic manner.

Responsibility starts on day one of the graduate scheme within Engineering and Maintenance. You will be assigned specific tasks and be expected to contribute to real work. Responsibility increases as you develop your skills and knowledge. You complete different placements within Engineering and Maintenance as well as completing the practical Engineering Skills course and rotation through our Product Development Centre. These placements will allow you to develop and demonstrate your technical expertise in your discipline.

As part of our 24-month Electrical Engineering & Maintenance graduate programme, you will be based at Sellafield in West Cumbria.  


About you

For our Electrical Engineering & Maintenance programme, we are looking for graduates who meet the following requirements:

  • Relevant degree discipline, such as; Electrical/Electronic Engineering.
  • Achieved a minimum of a 2:1 classification.
  • Graduated within 3 years of the programme start date (Start date: Sept 2021).


Our Graduate Rewards

  • Starting salary £33,294
  • Annual leave allowance of 25.5 days with statutory public holidays on top
  • An attractive defined contribution (money purchase) pension scheme
  • Relocation allowance (if relocating from over 30 miles away)
  • Optional interest free graduate loan

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