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What we do

Discover how we support the defence and security of the UK.

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Our history

Learn about our proud history and what makes up our DNA.

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Site safety and security

Read about how our sites are regulated and monitored.

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Connecting communities

Keeping you connected to what is happening at AWE

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About us

Learn more about our company and how we support the defence and security of the UK.

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Orion laser facility

Orion is one of the most powerful lasers and largest laser facilities in the UK.

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A unique national asset

We have unique nuclear expertise. We have a clear purpose and goals that set our direction.

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World-class expertise

Find out more about our science, engineering and technology capabilities.

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Working ethically

Learn about how we promote an ethical working environment.

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Freedom of Information

Find out how to make a Freedom of Information Act request.

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AWEsome education

Discover how we are supporting future generations.

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Local Liaison Committee

Find out more about the Local Liaison Committee and how they represent community interests.

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Our regulators

Read about how are sites are regulated and monitored.

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Supply chain

The supply chain is crucial to the delivery of our programme. What does it take to be a supplier.

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Local Liaison Committee

Find out more about the Local Liaison Committee and how they represent community interests.

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International partners

We seek to drive better value and efficiencies through collaborative international relationships.

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Working at AWE

Explore what it’s like to be part of our team

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Before you apply

Things to know before applying for a job.

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How to apply

Search for a role and apply online.

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Current vacancies

See if we have the perfect job for you.

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A rewarding career

Exciting opportunities in a truly unique environment

If you want to work in a unique and innovative environment, then AWE could be the perfect place for you – whether you are a scientist, an engineer, a mechanic or a business professional. Whatever stage you’re at in your career, we’re always looking for high quality candidates.

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A rewarding career

Engineering opportunities

At AWE, you can have a rewarding career in a host of engineering roles to suit your core skills.

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A scheme with a difference

Graduate opportunities for inquisitive minds

As graduate careers go, AWE offers some unique opportunities. You’ll get all the support you need to become a leading professional in your chosen field. Join us and start making a difference to national defence from day one.

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Working at the front line

Industrial opportunities

Be part of our craft and manufacturing teams, working in a key area of the business. Past experience is not essential – our first class training programme gives you everything you need to support a long and varied career.

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Current vacancies

Shape your future and your career

If you’re looking for a new challenge then we might just have the right job for you. Read about the latest job opportunities we have at AWE with the potential to become part of a unique and committed team. 

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Award-winning academy

Apprenticeships

Join our award-winning Skills Academy. You’ll learn new skills, gain a recognised qualification and, at the same time, earn a salary.

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Working at AWE

At AWE, you’ll get job satisfaction and recognition for doing a great job. We have a range of career opportunities and benefits to suit everyone.

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Case studies

You’ll work with some of the most experienced professionals in their field. Find out what they have to say about what it’s like to work with us.

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How to apply

Applying for a job at AWE is very simple – search for a role and apply online. You can also upload your CV and register your interest in future opportunities.

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