Energy

The organisations listed below have demonstrated that they are providing optimum professional training and experience for new graduates seeking Chartered Chemical Engineer status. Contact the company directly for more information.


Centrica

Millstream, Maidenhead Road, Windsor SL4 5GD
www.centrica.com

Centrica is a top 30 FTSE 100 integrated energy company operating predominantly in the UK and North America. Upstream it sources, generates, processes, trades and stores energy. Downstream it supplies gas and electricity to millions of homes and businesses and offers a range of home energy solutions and low carbon products and services. For further information visit www.centrica.com 


Doosan Babcock

Global Headquarters,11 Boulevard, Crawley United Kingdom RH10 1UX.
Tel: 01293 612888

Europe Headquarters, Porterfield Road, Renfrew, United Kingdom PA4 8DJ.
Tel: 0141 886 4141
www.doosanbabcock.com

Doosan Babcock is an established leader in the supply of energy and environmental solutions to clients worldwide, employing 5000 people world-wide. Investments in research and development, and our listening relationship with client companies, means that Doosan Babcock is helping energy to be produced more cleanly and efficiently than before. But we’re not just involved in energy generation. With a range of unique products and services we’re active in petrochemical refineries, Engineering, manufacturing, research, industrial complexes and even offshore.

At Doosan Babcock we’re already meeting tomorrow's energy and environmental challenges, today. We have the power to touch people's lives.


EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Ltd

Barnwood Office, Barnett Way, Barnwood, Gloucester, GL4 3RS
01452 652222
www.edfenergy.com
 
EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Ltd is one of the UK’s largest energy companies and its largest producer of low-carbon electricity. A wholly-owned subsidiary of the EDF Group, one of Europe's largest energy groups, we generate around one fifth of the UK's electricity and employ around 15,000 people. We supply electricity and gas to around 5.5 million residential and business customers, making us the biggest supplier of electricity by volume.

The company is organised into the following business units:

Existing Nuclear operates eight nuclear power stations in the UK with a combined capacity of almost 9,000 megawatts – electricity that is vital to the UK economy.

Nuclear New Build which is tasked with the delivery of the new generation of nuclear plants in line with EDF’s global programme of producing safe, affordable, reliable, low-carbon production of electricity in the UK.

Energy Sourcing and Customer Supply runs power stations and wind farms, buys and sells power to meet future generation and customer needs and deals with all our energy customers.

For further information about the graduate scheme visit our website or email: graduateenquiries@edfenergy.com  


Fluor Limited

140 Pinehurst Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 7BF – United Kingdom
www.fluor.com

Fluor Limited is the UK operation of Fluor Corporation, one of the world's largest, publicly owned engineering, procurement, construction, and maintenance services organizations.

Consistently rated among the world's safest contractors, Fluor's primary objective is to develop, execute, and maintain capital projects on schedule, within budget, and with operational excellence. These projects range in size from small process studies to multi-billion pound engineering and construction developments.

Fluor serves customers in a wide variety of traditional and evolving industries worldwide, including chemicals and petrochemicals; commercial and institutional; government projects; life sciences; manufacturing; microelectronics; mining; oil and gas; power; telecommunications; and transportation infrastructure.

Fluor's work force numbers more than 30,000 employees worldwide. In addition to project offices, Fluor maintains a network of base offices in more than 25 countries across 6 continents. Fluor Limited operates with over 1,400 people, mainly based in Camberley in Surrey, which is our accredited site.


Foster Wheeler Energy Limited

Shinfield Park, Reading, Berkshire RG2 9FW.
Tel: 0118 913 1234
www.fwc.com

As one of the world's most prestigious engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors, Foster Wheeler has over 100 years of experience and dedicated highly skilled personnel providing services worldwide.

We design, engineer and construct leading-edge processing facilities and related infrastructure for the upstream oil & gas, LNG and gas-to-liquids, refining, chemicals & petrochemicals, power, mining and metals, environmental and pharmaceuticals, biotechnology & healthcare industries.

We have the flexibility and the strength to be able to deliver large or small projects, safely and successfully,  anywhere in the world.

We own industry-leading technology in delayed coking, solvent de-asphalting and hydrogen production processes, and have access to numerous technologies owned by others. We also provide international environmental remediation services with related technical, engineering, design and regulatory services.

Our flexible engineering centres in the US, UK, Italy, Spain, France, Thailand, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, Chile, India, Malaysia and China can undertake all types of projects from feasibility studies to large complex EPC contracts.

In the UK, Foster Wheeler is one of the largest employers of Chemical Engineers.  The accredited offices are its UK head office in Reading and offices in Glasgow and Teesside.

Applications for graduate positions close in December each year.  For more information about the Foster Wheeler Graduate program, please visit Foster Wheeler's Graduate website at www.fwgraduates.com


Magnox North Ltd

Chapelcross, Annan, Dumfriesshire DG12 6RF

Magnox South Ltd

Berkeley Centre, Berkeley, Gloucestershire GL13 9PB.
Tel: 01461 208747
www.magnoxnorthsites.com/careers/graduates

Magnox North Ltd and Magnox South Ltd manage the day-to-day operations including electricity generation and decommissioning across the UK's ten Magnox nuclear sites. As a company owned by Energy Solutions, Magnox is leading the challenge to defuel and decommission eight nuclear power stations across the UK safely and cost effectively, as well as continuing operations at two generating sites. We are at the forefront of nuclear clean up in the UK and work closely with the wider nuclear industry to complete our challenging programmes of work.

As a management and operations contractor, responsible for sites owned by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), the mission is to deliver unique, innovative solutions to manage the nuclear legacy. Our priority focus is excellence in performance on contract delivery against electricity generation and decommissioning plans agreed with the NDA.


Nuvia

Chadwick House, Birchwood Park, Warrington, Risley, WA3 6AE
Tel: 01925 866300
www.nuvia.co.uk

Nuvia is a nuclear specialist company, covering both civilian and defence sectors, across the complete lifecycle from new build, through operations and maintenance, to final decommissioning and waste management. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of VINCI, the world’s largest integrated concessions and construction group. We provide solutions for complex nuclear challenges and we have undertaken pioneering work in consultancy, engineering, safety, energy, nuclear R&D, design, build, operations and decommissioning. Nuvia employs over 1000 people among whom are some of UK’s most highly specialised and skilled scientists and engineers.

Our multidisciplinary design team is currently working on one of the UK’s largest legacy waste treatment projects called the Silos Direct encapsulation Plant (SDP). The Project is technically complex and covers all aspects of engineering design development and safety case delivery. The Project Team is at the forefront of innovation involving the R&D (small-scale and prototypes) work and modelling coupled with engineering design delivery (both novel and conventional). The key technical aspect of the Project was short listed for the IChemE Core Chemical Engineering Award in 2012 in conjunction with our client, Sellafield Limited.

Key to the development of engineering solutions is applying chemical and process engineering principles to solve complex problems involving bespoke plant and equipment within a nuclear environment. We employ high calibre chemical engineers who are able to define the problems, develop a strategy for their solution and drive the solution through to implementation in a structured engineering delivery process. This covers all aspects chemical engineering design, fabrication, manufacture, installation, commissioning and eventual hand-over to our customers. 

Our accredited training scheme provides bespoke development for chemical engineering graduates utilising a mix of on-the-job training, formal training courses, project & department assignments. Nuvia offers challenging careers for engineers of all engineering disciplines. For further information about the graduate scheme and careers within Nuvia, please visit our website: http://www.nuvia.co.uk/careers


Sellafield Ltd

Risley, Warrington, Cheshire WA3 6AS.
Tel: 01925 832000

Sellafield Ltd

Seascale, Cumbria CA20 1PG.
Tel: 019467 86044
www.sellafieldsites.com

Sellafield Ltd is at the leading edge of nuclear fuel reprocessing, waste management and decommissioning. Our plants include most traditional chemical engineering unit operations and our projects span the whole of a plant's lifecycle providing a very broad range of opportunities to Chemical Engineers.

The accredited site at Sellafield is the centre of operations, providing comprehensive spent fuel reprocessing facilities to UK and overseas electric power utilities, and nuclear waste management services all carried out to high standards under intense regulator scrutiny.

The accredited site at Risley draws together the full range of engineering and scientific skills essential for first-rate project design and construction management for engineering projects. Many projects are "one offs" and require innovative solutions.


Springfields Fuels Ltd

Springfields, Salwick, Preston, PR4 0XJ
www.springfields.nuclearsite.co.uk

Springfields has provided nuclear fuel fabrication services for over 60 years. Ours was the first plant in the world to produce fuel for a commercial power station. We process several thousand tons of uranium a year and manufacture fuel for all major designs of nuclear reactors worldwide. Most of the fuel needs for the UK’s nuclear power stations are met by us and around 15% of all the electricity generated in the UK comes from power stations using our fuel.

 

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