Engineering Officers (2nd Eng CoC or higher) - RFA

Job Type Permanent
Salary/Wages £43,000 to £57,000 per annum PAYE (offers based on experience / transferable skills. (Annual, PAYE)
Date Posted 22 March 2018
Closing Date 28 April 2018
Trading Area World wide
Tour Length 4 months
Flag State United Kingdom
Vessel Type Naval/Armed Forces Support
Vessel Naval Support vl.

We are currently recruiting Marine Engineering Officers for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA), who hold either a Second Engineer Unlimited (Motor) CoC or Chief Engineer Unlimited (Motor) CoC.

Tour to leave ratio: 4 months on with 12 weeks earned voyage leave.

Salary: Sliding scale from £43,000 to £57,000 per annum PAYE (offers based on experience / transferable skills).

Pension: Civil Service Pension Scheme with an average employer contribution rate of 20%


Additional benefits


·         Port visits and operational stand-downs worldwide allow you to enjoy downtime in the places you visit

·         Mandated and career training courses funded by the RFA

·         Express career oppor­tuni­ties (role specific)

Due to Ministry of Defence (MOD) security regulations candidates must comply with one of the following;

  1. Born in the United Kingdom and hold a UK Passport and have resided continuously in the United Kingdom for a minimum of 5 years prior to application.
  2. Hold dual nationality and lived in the United Kingdom for at least 5 years (2nd country of origin must not  have compulsory national/­military service)
  3. A naturalised citizen of the United Kingdom and held a UK Passport for a minimum of 5 years.

Certi­fica­tion required

1.         2nd Engineer Unlimited / Chief Engineer Unlimited (UK CoC)

2.­         Unrestricted ENG1 with 24 months' validity

3.         STCW 95 basic and STCW 2010 refresher training (AFF, FPFF, PST, PSC&RB)

4.         EFA, PSSR

5.         High Voltage (Management)

5.         HELM (M)

6.         United Kingdom Passport

7.         United Kingdom Discharge Book


All candidates must hold the following vacci­nations, however these are not initially required at the time of applying and are obtained during the recruitment process.  




1.     Yellow Fever

2.     Tetanus, Diphtheria, Polio

3.     Hepatitis A

4.     Typhoid

5.     Meningitis C

6.     Measles, Mumps & Rubella

7.     Tuberculosis (Mantoux test for candidates under age 35 without a BCG scar or documentary evidence).


Reference No: 207887

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