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Marine Engineering Training Instructor

Helensburgh, Argyllshire
Job Type
3 May 2024

The Role

As a Marine Engineering Training Instructor, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Providing specialist engineering and nuclear expertise to the training design process. You’ll have the opportunity to support the development of the recently established business, which provides a wide range of engineering training courses.

Day to day, you’ll be working with our Astute-class Training Service team to help train the current and next generation of Submarine Service engineering professionals.

  • Provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) support to the review and evaluation of technical data/notifications of change, identifying the impact of change on existing Marine Engineering and Nuclear Steam Raising Plant courseware. Liaison with the training design team to implement required change to Marine Engineering and Nuclear Steam Raising Plant courseware

  • Provide other instruction in for example, Confined Space and Working at Height training to students external to the Astute Class Training Service (ACTS) contract. Training is to be delivered to prescribed standards, quality and cost.

  • Deliver classroom and simulator-based training to Nuclear Propulsion Plant Operators and Marine Engineering Equipment Maintainers

  • Liaise with the training design team and provide SME support for the routine review and amendment of Marine Engineering and Nuclear Steam Raising Plant courseware

Essential experience of the Marine Engineering Training Instructor:

  • Comprehensive knowledge and recent experience of operating Naval Nuclear Steam Raising Plant

  • Comfortable working both autonomously and collaboratively

  • Engaging and effective communicator

This role is full time based on site at Faslane, Helensburgh.

Qualifications for the Marine Engineering Training Instructor:

  • Qualification as a Category A or B Watchkeeper in the Royal Navy Submarine Service

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC required security clearance level for this role.


  • Generous holiday allowance 

  • Contributory pension scheme, with life assurance

  • Employee share scheme 

  • Employee shopping savings portal

  • Payment of Professional Fees

  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 

  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement

  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

The Company

For over a century our Client has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, they must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

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  • Job Reference: 00100051-1
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Recruiter: SaluteMyJob
  • Location: Helensburgh, Argyllshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent