royal engineers

  1. Ex-Mil Recruitment

    Construction Team Leaders and Foremen (054jc) – Uganda – Excellent Package

    My Client who is a multi-national structures, logistics and operations company are now seeking expressions of interest from a number of Construction Team Leaders and Foreman for a 2 – 3 month project in Uganda. You will need to have extensive experience leading small teams on practical...
  2. warty_melon

    Forklift Engineers/Fitters/Mechanics/Electricians

    Apologies MODS if I've posted in the wrong area, just trying to help a brother or sister. First job I applied for I got the position, being an amputee this was mega, however I digress, Neckar Forklifts near Windsor are looking for Ex Forces with any experience in Mechanical & Electrical...
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    170 Infrastructure Support Group if living in Glasgow

    Hi folks, I just moved to glasgow and am looking into joining the reserves as a soldier to make some pals and use my free time productively. My job is in geotechnical assessment mainly to do with the risks of earthquakes and how strongly they could damage infrastructure. I've looked about and...
  4. Michael English

    Where to get records fast before funeral ... MOD or forces-war-records.co.uk

    Dad died a few days ago aged 92 Raymond William English Royal Engineers 339482. He served from Feb 1945 to Aug 1955 but would say little as many experiences shocked him. While he was 'post war' he served in India, Malaya, Singapore, Burma and Germany. He sank one of our merchant vessels in India...
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    BOMB DISPOSAL PLAQUE FOR MALTA

    RE bomb disposal in Malta WW2 to 1979 is to be recognised with a memorial plaque in the capital, Valletta in September 2017. (7300 UXBs dealt with by max 2 officers & 30 men in 2 years in WW2!) Did you or anyone you know serve there? Info at Bomb Disposal Memorial Malta
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    Royal Engineers or Royal Artillery

    First of all I will apologise in advance if this is in the wrong place. I am aware that some threads have already covered this topic but it has not quite covered my question. I'm currently at Welbeck under the army scheme (having passed AOSB) and am looking into potential regiments. I am...
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    Fitter RE or Vehicle Mechanic REME?

    Tommy66 Hello, I want to be a vehicle mechanic and have decided to join the Army. The problem is while I am interested in working on smaller vehicles such as Land Rovers, cars etc. My main interest is in plant machinery with hydraulics like diggers, tractors etc. I've read on another thread...
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    Can vehicle mechanics in the REME work on plant?

    Hello, I want to be a vehicle mechanic and have decided to join the Army. The problem is while I am interested in working on smaller vehicles such as Land Rovers, cars etc. My main interest is in plant machinery with hydraulics like diggers, tractors etc. Is it possible to work on this stuff as...
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    Joining 23 para regiment ? Questions and advice please

    Hi guys, Been doing a little exploring for my future in the royal engineers soon and was just wondering when we finish trade training and can apply for the choice of joining a regiment ,if I was to select 23 para regiment (and fingers crossed get selected) would I still be in the regiment even...
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    Military Engineer communications RE

    Hi Can anyone please give advice on this role plse my son just passed his selection up in scotland and has been offered this position as they say he is colour blind even tho the optitians say he isnt so cant be a sparky or fitter .. will he find it exciting or just plane boring will he be out...
  11. M

    Bricklayer or Plant Operator?

    Hi, I've recently joined up to the army and looking to go into the RE, they've told me my AC will be in Feb/March and I have an insight course mid February, I've put my trade choices as 1. Bricklayer and 2. POM 3. Light gunner I'm the RA (the recruiter said to choose something else) I'm 23 years...
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    C3S Royal Engineers (Advice and help)

    Hi guys, I have recently passed selection with a grade A and have decided to go down the Royal engineers side (C3S for my trade) however I was just wondering if there are any of you who can give me some more information on this trade, some up to date 2016 info lol, as I see most discussions are...
  13. TeamBox

    Joining the Royal Engineers

    Hi I am looking to join the Army, in the Royal Engineers I am looking at the Engineer IT Systems Operator role I was just wondering, is this a role where I would be in combat? or is it more of a role where I would be at base most of the time? I understand it's difficult to answer, just trying...
  14. TeamBox

    Joining the Royal Engineers

    Hi I am looking to join the Army, in the Royal Engineers I am looking at the Engineer IT Systems Operator role I was just wondering, is this a role where I would be in combat? or is it more of a role where I would be at base most of the time? I understand it's difficult to answer, just trying...
  15. TeamBox

    Joining the Army

    Hi I am looking to join the Army, I am looking at Signals Installation Technician, communication systems operator or the Engineer IT systems Operator role I was just after a bit of advice, I see the Royal Signals do an insight course over 5 days? Is this good for getting a bit more knowledge on...
  16. Jcam505

    Royal Engineers or Royal Signals?

    Hello I've been accepted into basic training in November the 14th into the Royal engineers as a heating and plumbing engineer. I was just wondering about the Royal signals is it another option to consider? Specifically I'd be looking at CSE. Id just like to know what jobs you can go into after...
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    Royal Engineers Recruitment Questions

    Hi, Can someone tell me if you are required to take the TST if you're applying for the Plaster/painter trade within the Royal Engineers? I was unsure because when I was sent the table with all the scores required for certain trades, the plaster trade wasn't on there? Thanks in advance.
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    Am I the only mong that doesn't get NEM for re?

    Just got selected for my lance jack, no congratulations necessary. Was looking at the abn and the pay 16 page and cannot make heads or tales of it concerning what OR rate il be going onto when I post into Malta troop at Gib (treat ya sen) . If anyone's reading this who could help, or just leave...
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    Which trades are in field squadrons?

    I ideally want to be in a field squadron when I soon join because of the combat engineering. I'm hoping to either become an armoured farmer or POM. Im just curious, which trades are most common in field squadrons, it won't affect my choices but I'm just curious.
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    Armoured engineer

    I may be joining Harrogate soon and I'm hoping to join the Royal Engineers as an Armoured Engineer. Can anyone give as much information as possible about the trade and more importantly, what about after service and I go to civvy street? I doubt somehow that they use the Titan there so what about...
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    Guards platoon officer

    So I've lately been looking a the Guards Platoon officer and I have a few enquiries, first and foremost, what about when I leave? I have IT, triple award sciences, HSK mandarin and an engineering GCSE behind me, no a levels. When I leave how hard could it be on civvy Street opposed to getting a...
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    RE carpenter and joiner

    I applied back in November and just waiting for my ADSC date and I'm undecided regarding this role or my second choice Vehicle mechanic within the REME. I just want to know how often you use your trade as a carpenter within the RE? What qualifications do you receive when completing class 1...
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    UPS Service Technician (Suit REME Tech, RE Electrical)

    Leading UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) manufacturer has a vacancy in its field service team for a UPS or trainee UPS Service Technician. Would suit REME Control Equipment's/Avionics Tech (1st Class). Salary £38.5k per annum plus overtime, car, pension, health insurance etc. This is a...
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    Employment - Manual Machinist / toolmaker

    Afternoon gang, I am keen to hear from any ex-forces especially armorers and manual machinists. In my previous life i served with 2 Mercian "A" Coy - and now a days i'm a specialist recruiter for engineering and technical trades across the midlands, if anyone is either getting out or know...
  25. Skr.69

    RA or RE Junior Entry

    Im currently in my applicaton process for the army, its something ive been wanting to do all my life and my interview to go to AFC Harrogate is next week. However, i cannot decide between joining the Royal Engineers or the Royal Artillery. Im aware if i go down the RA route i will have to do a...
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    REME vs RE opportunities

    Ello, I begin Phase 1 training at ATR Pirbright in a few months. After this I will go to Lyneham to begin trade training as an Aircraft Technician. I am told that this trade is very promising in the civilian world which is the main reason I went for it. However, I wonder how many opportunities...
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    Help for Sapper trade?

    Hi just looking for some advise on what trade to do in the RE. I passed selection with an A but wasn't eligible for any trade due to my colourblindness being CP4 so I turned to become a para. Passed PRAC this week. But now have been told the CP grades for some trades has changed and I now have a...
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    Which Sapper trade?

    Hi just looking for some advise on what trade to do in the RE. I passed selection with an A but wasn't eligible for any trade due to my colourblindness being CP4 so I turned to become a para. Passed PRAC this week. But now have been told the CP grades for some trades has changed and I now have a...

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