Naval Engineering Consultant

23rd April 2023

Salary range is between £35,000pa and £60,000pa, dependant on experience.

At Naval Solutions we support our clients deliver Ship, Submarine and Port Infrastructure projects by providing innovative engineering and technical solutions tailored to making a real difference now and in the future.

We are a small company, so you will have greater exposure to the mechanics of operating the business. This will mean, more autonomy and freedom and be at the cutting edge of shaping the delivery of Technical Services to our MoD and Industry Clients. Our people are an integral part of our success, and we feel they should be suitably rewarded for their expertise, knowledge and contribution.

As a Consultant, you will have the opportunity to work with a variety of clients and projects, and to provide valuable insights and solutions that will shape the future of Naval Solutions and the maritime industry.

If you are passionate about the maritime industry and have a technical background in marine engineering, naval architecture, and ship design, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a Consultant to provide advice and technical solutions to our clients in the maritime industry.
The successful candidates will have had experience and be able to provide consultancy services in one or more of the following disciplines in Ship’s or Submarines:

  • Marine engineering,
  • Safety Engineering and Safety Management,
  • Systems Engineering,
  • Supportability,
  • Nuclear Engineering,
  • Naval Architecture,
  • Combat System Design,
  • Weapon Design,
  • Weapons Integration,
  • Legislation Compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide Technical Support and Assurance to clients during the design, construction, and commissioning phases of maritime projects.
  • Review and evaluate design proposals, specifications, and technical reports.
  • Author technical documents, reports, manuals, and procedures.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in Maritime and Naval Sector, engineering lifecycle and MoD Procurement.
  • Project Manage projects within the Naval Solutions portfolio.


  • Self-starting personality.
  • Technical background.
  • Excellent Teamwork skills
  • Due to the nature of the work that Naval Solutions undertake, candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment screening and must be able to satisfy SC clearance criteria for UK National Security Vetting.


  • Degree in relevant Engineering discipline related field.
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards becoming a Chartered Engineer.
  • Although not essential, this role would particularly suit a Royal Navy/ Merchant Navy/ ex-MoD personnel.
  • Knowledge of either vessel design, construction, or operation,
  • Understanding relevant regulations and standards.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
  • Developing project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Willingness to travel to client sites as needed.


  • Competitive salary: [£35,000 – £60,000], dependant on experience.
  • 25 days’ holiday entitlement building up to 30 days over 10 years service.
  • Company pension scheme with Naval Solutions matching contributions up to10% salary.
  • Support in your ongoing Professional Development.
  • Private healthcare membership.
  • Bonus scheme linked into company performance.
  • Bonus scheme linked into individual performance.
  • Hybrid working pattern.