Commissioning Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Portsmouth
  • Applications have closed.

Website SubSea Craft Ltd

Advanced Maritime Technology

Commissioning Engineer

  Salary: £35,000-£45,000

Full Time



Who we are: Subsea Craft is a fast growing, privately funded, UK-based SME delivering Advanced Maritime Technology. We leverage our team’s defence experience and technology expertise with cross-industry partnerships in the field of advanced maritime engineering. Our market ready platform, VICTA, is an optionally crewed / payload carrying dual-domain platform designed to operate at speed over range, capable of rapid transition beneath the surface to operate submerged, enabling the discreet delivery of effects within contested waters. It is a unique, innovative British platform focused primarily on the defence market but with utility beyond.

What we offer:

  • Private Healthcare with optional family cover
  • Life Assurance (4 x salary)
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Unlimited Paid Holiday
  • Ongoing professional development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Flexible Working
  • A culture of diversity and innovative thinking


Responsibilities will include:

  • Support, maintenance and repair of electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Support delivery & trials activities.
  • Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) Coxswain
  • Carry out quality control and commissioning activities.
  • Fault finding and defect rectification.
  • Craft, vehicle and equipment asset control and maintenance.
  • Travel and support to offsite testing locations.
  • Support R&D, build and manufacturing teams.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Recognised mechanical or electrical qualification.



  • Travel to SSC Sties and test locations.
  • ML5 or ENG1 Medical (or ability to achieve)



  • Experience supporting diving operations.
  • Experience with LV / HV systems.
  • Crane / Slinger experience
  • L2 Powerboat (commercially endorsed or able to achieve)


Note: Due to the nature of work undertaken at SubSea Craft, the selected candidate must be capable of meeting the security requirements of the position, which would include as a minimum Existing right to live and work in the UK, Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS), with Security Check likely for specific projects.*


Values: Our people are our greatest asset, we continually strive to provide an excellent working environment to enable our team to do their best work. We have an agile professional workforce: we are founded on the belief that our people are valued and our business is trusted, inclusive and commercially-adept.


What we expect from you:

  • Teamwork, mutual respect and collaboration
  • Initiative and independent working
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Business and commercial awareness
  • Agility, adaptability and continuous development


We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge every application. Please bear in mind that if you are selected for an interview we will aim to contact you within 14 days of your application or the closing date (if stated). However, if we think that your skills and qualifications may be suitable for other similar positions we may hold your details on our database and contact you in the future. Please let us know if you do not wish us to keep your details on file.

*Please note that DBS, Driving Licence and reference checks will be carried out and all offers of employment are subject to meeting our requirements.

Our mission is to secure the competitive advantage through the accelerated research, development, and delivery of maritime technology.