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Engineer Officers

Engineer Officers shape and lead the teams that keep the Royal Navy effective, every day. They’re responsible for maintaining and operating the world-class kit that means we can protect our nation’s interests, anywhere in the world, every day. 

Royal Navy training is world-class, with constant opportunities to apply and enhance your engineering skills, tailored to your ambitions. 

Whether you specialise in marine, air or weapons engineering, you have real earning potential from day one. You will also benefit from a £27,000 joining bonus and could be a Chartered Engineer within just a few years. How far you go is up to you.    


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Your pay and benefits

  • Earn over £25,000, as soon as you start training
  • Earn up to £45,000 within two years of qualifying as an officer
  • Receive a £27,000 joining bonus for Engineer Officers
  • Become a Chartered Engineer within just a few years of joining
  • Work on advanced technologies, in unique and challenging environments
  • Six weeks of paid holiday every year
  • Free medical and dental care
  • Subsidised travel and accommodation
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Adventurous training
  • Travel the world, and protect our nation's interests, every day

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Your career timeline

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How to Apply

The first step is to find the engineering role that best suits your skills and ambitions. You’ll need to check your eligibility on the website before letting us know that you’re interested using the online application form. There’s no commitment to join at this stage – we’ll simply begin the initial stages of the application process with you.

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