Engineering Technician (Weapon Engineering)
As an Engineering Technician (Weapon Engineering), it’ll be your job to protect your ship and your crewmates from any kind of attack. You’ll be part of a team maintaining and operating the ship’s complex communications, detection and weapon systems, including missiles, guns and anti-submarine torpedoes. You’ll also be responsible for sophisticated electronic equipment, including active sonar to detect submarines and air and surface surveillance radar. Like everyone on board, you’ll be trained to be part of a damage-control and firefighting team. When you’re not at sea, you could work at a fleet maintenance unit, carrying out major repairs on other warships, or helping to plan maintenance routines for technicians throughout the Royal Navy.
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Are you right for this role?
You should have the following qualifications:
No specific qualifications are needed for this job. However, fast-track opportunities may be available if you have GCSEs or Scottish Standard Grades or equivalent, or A-levels or Higher Grades or equivalent.
You must be between 16 and 30 years old.
You should like:
- A Keen Interest in Engineering
- A Sense of Adventure
- Working as Part of a Team
- Working in a 'Hands On' and Challenging Environment
You should have these skills:
- Honesty and Integrity
- Good Physical and Mental Stamina
- Logical Thinker