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Senior Electrical Engineer - EC&I


Warrington, GB, WA3 6YD

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:            Senior Electrical Design Engineer
Location:            Warrington, Bristol, Leicester or Newbury + Hybrid Working
Compensation:   Competitive Salary & Benefits
Role Type:          Full time / Permanent
Role ID:              SF52111


At Cavendish Nuclear we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Senior Electrical Design Engineer,


The role

As a Senior Electrical Design Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. This role sits within our Cavendish Nuclear business, from decommissioning redundant nuclear facilities, through supporting the Continuous at Sea Deterrent, to supporting the operation and build of nuclear power plants, our role in Cavendish Nuclear is to clean up the nuclear legacy and create a world where nuclear plays a key contribution in protecting our nation, ensuring security of energy supply and meeting our net zero commitments.


Day to day, you’ll be responsible for managing the delivery of engineering and technical activities, through the application of process, domain knowledge and experience across our projects.


  • Foster Cross-Team Collaboration: Liaise with customers, supply chain, and other internal/external stakeholders to ensure project success.
  • Translate technical details for non-technical teams and vice versa, facilitating smooth information flow.
  • Identify and implement procedures, codes, and standards across Engineering and related teams.
  • Participate in product safety assessments, ensuring a focus on safety throughout the lifecycle.
  • Collaborate on process improvements to enhance quality, efficiency, and resource utilisation.
  • Provide technical solutions, documentation, and project support with a focus on meeting deadlines, quality, and budgets.
  • Make engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority and act as Technical Authority or Engineering Lead when authorised to do so.


Essential experience of the Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Experience in working collaboratively in multi-discipline teams to deliver activities on a range of project types
  • Demonstrable experience in covering a variety of tasks
  • Communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines


Qualifications for the Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant engineering discipline, with demonstrable experience
  • The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintian standard Baseline (BPSS)) cclearance for this role


The role is full time, 37-hours per week, and can be based at either our Warrington, Bristol, Leicester or Newbury sites with flexible, hybrid working options.


What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group – from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working – please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.




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