SALMO Salvage Electrical Engineer

Ref No. EMP454672
Location Helensburgh, Scotland
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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DE&S are looking for an experienced Electrical Engineer, ideally with Marine experience.


Electrical Engineer, 18th Edition, Ideally Maritime Experience

The Job

If you are an experienced Electrical Engineer with a passion for the intriguing world of salvage then this could be the ideal opportunity for you.

The Salvage and Marine Operations Team within DE&S, headquartered at Abbeywood with units in Faslane and Devonport, is the lead across the MoD for the provision of marine salvage and marine emergency response. The team provides a centre of expertise for subsea activities and marine operations including; towage, underwater engineering, automated and remotely operated underwater vehicles, wrecks management and moorings. SALMO is comprised of marine specialists including Master Mariners, Marine Engineers, Naval Architects, Environmental Scientists, ROV pilots, Divers, Project Managers, Commercial and Finance Officers, supported by an experienced Business Management Team.

Operations are highly varied, with exciting projects including salvage assistance to damaged surface vessels the location of aircraft on the sea-bottom, survey of WWII wrecks, towage of warships and submarines, emergency response preparedness exercises and underwater engineering support to rectify defects on Navy platforms overseas. While not on operations we focus on ensuring readiness by maintaining equipment and improving our own skillsets through training. Our team is flexible, highly trained and multi-skilled and we are ready to respond at short notice worldwide. This provides the very exciting opportunity for global travel for the successful candidate, with recent deployments including Singapore, Japan and Bahrain.

Sounds interesting but you are worried you don't have the experience? All you need to apply is a qualification in Electrical Engineering to the level of the 18th Edition. DE&S will provide you with the necessary training and help you on your journey to becoming an experienced operator.


If successful in this role, you will act as the electrical safety focal point within the salvage team and be responsible for the day to day management of all aspects of electrical maintenance and supervision both ashore and afloat. You will have the opportunity for regular deployments within the UK, abroad and afloat, leading as a focal point of the salvage team instilling best practice in operations as well as the shore-based management role. Duties include equipment preparation, operational planning and documentation, Safe systems of work, HSE regulation and system maintenance plus associated review.

This is a Safety Delegated post and includes the ongoing development and maintenance of the Safety Case, standard operating procedures and safety management systems. You may on occasion, be called upon to engage in other diverse activity to support both SALMO and wider Defence outputs.

You will also be required to enlist as an RN Sponsored Reserve.

In order to be successful in this role you must:

* Hold Electrical Qualifications; 18th Edition

* Be fit to pass and maintain a 2 yearly ENG1 seafarers medical & an annual Diving Medical.

* Full UK Driving License

* Qualify as an HSE surface supplied diver within 12 months of appointment.

It will be beneficial to have:

* Management Experience

* HSE Commercial Air Diver/Supervisor

* Relevant experience in a Marine environment

* Marine Ops &/or Salvage Experience.

* STCW Seafarer Qualifications

* Experience/licenses of vehicle handling and trailer towing, Forklift truck, Class C, CE

Please note this post is open to Sole UK Nationals only.

Matchtech Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

You can not apply for this job as its status is Closed.
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