Chief Engineer

Faslane | Other

Chief Engineer Maritime 
HMNB Faslane, Faslane, Argyllshire, GB, G84 8HL

Ideally 3 weeks on/ 3 weeks off rota pattern, other options can be discussed

Competitive salary plus benefits




Serco provides Maritime Services for our customers in the Defence and Nuclear sectors, operating over 100 vessels from seven sites around the UK, working in British waters and around the world. We provide Maritime Services for our customers in the Defence and Nuclear sectors, operating over 100 vessels from seven sites around the UK, working in British waters and around the world.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Chief Engineer to join our team based in Faslane. Our Chief Engineer will support the Tug Masters with all matters pertaining to engineering and electrical operation, maintenance and defect rectification providing maximum usage and time at operational readiness. This role will also support both the Tug master and Technical Department as required to maximise operational availability of the vessel. The Chief Engineer will also ensure safe and efficient operation and maintenance of all propulsion, auxiliary and deck machinery, electrical appliances, air conditioning, domestic installations, fittings and structures within and out with the machinery spaces. 



What you'll need to do the role



To be considered for this role, you'll have an understanding of planned maintenance systems such as AMOS. You'll have an in date ENG1 with a basic level management or leadership training or demonstratable experience. You'll have a proven history of operating as a singleton in charge.


You'll have a Ch. Eng minimum CoC 3000kw accompanied with a Marine Industry background. If you have previous or current security clearance in place this is desirable but not essential.



What we offer:


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Thrive App, Simply Health Plans, Cycle to Work Scheme Annual Leave Purchase Scheme and more
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Merlin Attractions, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure and Hospitality discounts
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team where you'll get the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Interesting and enjoyable work
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities



About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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24/06/2023 02:48:00
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