People & Careers

People & Careers

Our employees are what makes CNS a centre of excellence for the management, decommissioning and re-use of uranic materials.

We provide a supportive working environment for our employees with a friendly team, social committee and regular charitable events.

CNS is committed to learning and development and can draw on over 1,000 combined years of nuclear experience from across its highly skilled workforce. Many of our employees have worked on highly complex nuclear management projects across the UK.

CNS has a generous benefits package for our employees that includes:

  • A ‘Business Delivery Bonus’ based on performance against personal and business targets.
  • Annual leave starting at 25.5 days per annum, rising to 32.5.
  • Standard working hours of 8.00am to 4.15pm (Mon-Thurs) and 8.00am to 3.40pm (Fri).
  • Additional accrued hours off allowing some flexibility.
  • Defined Contribution Pension Scheme.
  • Flexible benefits such as, childcare vouchers, Cycle-to-Work Scheme and private medical insurance options


Job Vacancies

No current vacancies.


CNS recruit Graduates a part of The Cheshire Energy Hub Graduate Scheme. The Cheshire Energy Hub is a multi-employer partnership between a number of leading international Cheshire based organisations in the power and energy sector that are passionate about developing the careers of the very best graduates. For further information and to apply Graduate opportunities with the Cheshire Energy Hub please visit


CNS is working with 'Training Tomorrows Engineers' (TTE) to recruit and train Apprentices. We offer a range of apprenticeship opportunities including: electrical and instrumental; mechanical; and process engineering.

Over the course of a four year programme, apprentices complete a number of qualifications including a Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Operations and Maintenance Engineering, Level 3 National Vocational Qualification (NVQ), and the Higher National Certificate.

Our 2016 Apprentice vacancies have now closed. We will begin recruiting for our September 2017 intake in early 2017.

To find out more, visit the TTE website at

Agency & Temporary Roles

CNS work with our recruitment partner NRL, who fully support CNS with their recruitment needs, providing a complete recruitment solution from sourcing candidates through to supporting contractors on site.

NRL has over 30 years’ experience in technical, engineering and trades recruitment, and is renowned for its integrity, openness and professionalism.

For contract vacancies please visit the NRL website, alternatively, please feel free to call or e-mail Andy Williams (NRL) on or 01942 326720.

Speculative Applications

If none of our current Job Vacancies suit you, but you have relevant experience and skills and would like to be considered against any future opportunities within CNS then please send your CV to for consideration.