The following is a Graduate Review for Babcock International Group.
Babcock International Group scores 3.9/5 based on 317 reviews.
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What are the Best and Worst things about your job?
Get to work on some fascinating projects in decommissioning, waste management and nuclear new build. The company is typically involved in projects with all of the big nuclear players in the UK, e.g. EDF, Horizon Nuclear Power, Magnox, Sellafield, Dounreay, etc.
Can have periods of downtime due to the nature of competitive contract work, during which it can be difficult to stay motivated.
What is the annual salary for this role?
Starting salary: £27,000 - £29,000
Current salary: £27,000 - £29,000
What hours do you actually work, on average?
What advice would you give to someone applying to this role?
Show a high level of enthusiasm for the UK civil nuclear industry, particularly in regard to decommissioning and radioactive waste management. Also show that you are aware of the key challenges faced across the nuclear industry, i.e. clean up of the nuclear legacy, the future decommissioning of the current operational fleet, irradiated graphite management, etc.
Do you have any interview tips?
Clearly demonstrate how the skills you have gained at University can be used in a technical job role. In particular, highlight transferable skills such as technical writing, handling and manipulating of large bodies of data, and presentation skills.
Graduate Mechanical Engineer, at Babcock International Group