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Senior Ship Services Technicians

BAE Systems UK

Location: Portsmouth

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Senior Ship Services Technician

Location: Portsmouth

Salary: Up to £41,000 dependent on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Operate Safe Systems of Work that comply with Company Processes and procedures on SHE to ensure the safety of all staff
  • Supervise as directed, low level maintenance and equipment keep alive as required by contract specification
  • To act as authorised person for Confined Space / High Voltage
  • To deputies for Ship Services Team Managers in their absence
  • Maintain positive relationships with Ship’s Staff, Projects and Customers
  • To be available for shift working as required

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience in managing a team
  • Experience in Maritime / Oil and Gas industry safe systems of work
  • Good team player / leadership qualifications, needs to be flexible and have good communication skills


  • Previously served in Royal Navy or Merchant/Oil & Gas industry
  • Ability to operate in a pressurised environment.


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Ship Services team:

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within the Ship Services team, A unique team working across all types of vessels currently being used within the Royal Navy. No two days will be the same in this role! You will be working on Type 45 Destroyers, Minesweepers and Aircraft Carriers in the Portsmouth Naval Base. This is also a great opportunity for the development of existing experiences and skillsets, with the chance of progression later on down the line.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

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