Engineering Instructor

Location: Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Jack Pleon

Engineering Instructor


Engineering Instructor needed to join my client on a permanent basis. My client are the single contractor providing specialist Waterfront In-Service Support to the Royal Navy's Trident Strategic Weapon System (SWS). The company plays a supporting role in the operational readiness of the nation's nuclear deterrent on board the Vanguard class Trident Submarines and provides the Ministry of Defence (MoD) with safe, efficient and responsive support.

What the role entails:

  • Deliver Launcher Subsystem Trident Engineering Support Trainer (TEST) training courses at basic and advanced level as directed.
  • Support RN delivered SWS training as directed in accordance with the service level agreement.
  • Assist the TEST team in the delivery of other TEST courses within the bounds of personal competence.
  • Produce course reports for Launcher course delivery, write technical reports as required.
  • Update training material following course delivery, feedback, and changes to source documentation.
  • Assist the TEST training design staff as the Launcher Subsystem subject matter expert in developing, maintaining, updating training material when assigned, ensuring content is technically accurate and up to date.
  • Interface with internal and external stakeholders on Launcher issues as required.
  • Attend required facility training as assigned and as required.
  • Responsible for maintaining a working knowledge and understanding of approved Trident documentation, mandatory health and safety legislation, acceptance standards and directives to ensure compliance with Trident Programme and Company requirements

What you need to be the successful Engineering instructor:

  • Experience of technical instructional delivery
  • Experience of the SWS and its subsystems in an engineering capacity.
  • Possess clear and concise oral and written communication skills.
  • Be IT literate to an appropriate standard in PC based systems with awareness of the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent organisational and workload management skills
  • Strong communication, verbal and presentation skills
  • Results oriented with strong interpersonal skills to achieve success
  • Possess first rate customer facing skills
  • Have evidence of ability and willingness to adapt within a dynamic environment.
  • Be motivated, reliable, show initiative and be able to work to deadlines.

Desired skills:

  • Knowledge of the PSA and how it impacts UK training documentation
  • Experience in delivering training for SWS equipment, ideally the Launcher and/or Fire Control Subsystem.
  • Capable of building and maintaining customer relationships and debating technical issues with both Customer and Accreditor
  • Knowledge of FOST Quality Processes

Must be eligible for Security Clearance

Faslane based - Some occasional international travel may be required to the USA for training (once every few years if at all)

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Engineering Instructor to join a large organisation. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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