ETO (Systems Engineering Officer)- RFA

Job Type Permanent
Salary/Wages £43,000 to £52,000 per annum PAYE (offers based on experience / transferable skills. (Annual, PAYE)
Date Posted 3 January 2018
Closing Date 30 March 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 system engineering officers (ETO) for the RFA (Royal Fleet Auxiliary), Candidates must hold either an ETO  CoC or  HND in electrical engineering or higher. 2 Years minimum sea service in rank is also required.

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

Salary: Sliding scale from £43,000 to £52,000 per annum PAYE (offers based on experience / transferable skills.

Pension: Up to 18% employer contribution pension scheme


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 security regulations candidates must comply with one of the following;

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

Certi­fica­tion required

1.     ETO CoC / HND in Electrical Engineering or higher

2.     Minimum of two (2) years sea going experience in rank

3.     Unrestricted ENG1

4.     Vaccinations (See below for full list)

5.     STCW 2010 refresher training (EFA,FPFF, PST, PSSR & CPSC)

6.     Advanced Fire Fighting (Refreshed to 2010)

7.     Medical 1st Aid

8.     Security Awareness / Designated Security Duties

9.     UK Passport

10.   Discharge Book


All candidates must hold the following vaccinations however, these are not initially required at the time of applying and are attained 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: 211888

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