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 22 March 2018
Closing Date 5 November 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 Systems Engineering Officers / Electro Technical Officers (ETO’s) for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) who hold either an ETO CoC or HND/FD in electrical & electronic engineering with 2 years' minimum sea service in the role of ships electrician.

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: 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. ETO CoC or HND/FD in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  2. Minimum of two years sea going experience in the role of ships electrician
  3. Unrestricted ENG1 with 24 months' validity
  4. STCW 96 basic and STCW 2010 refresher training (AFF, FPFF, PST)
  5. EFA, PSSR
  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: 211888

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