Featured Veterans

Veterans Employment & Training Solutions would like to give you the opportunity to view a selection of the talented veterans and service personnel who are currently seeking employment.

This is a snapshot of the talent currently available through V.E.T.S so if you’d like to learn more about the profiles listed or indeed discuss current or future opportunities that would benefit from a skilled professional from HM services please get in touch HERE

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Navy Veteran

Senior Engineer

With over 16 years military service and an FdEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, I am a highly skilled, motivated and versatile engineer and Group Head with a huge range of transferable skills.

Proven to safely deliver results in challenging and high-pressure situations both in large and small, close knit teams with a positive attitude and strong team ethic. Builds excellent working relationships across multi-disciplinary, technical and non-technical teams and other internal and external stakeholders.

£50,000 circa + Benefits

Engineering

Engineering Management

Systems engineering

Electronic Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Leadership

Management

Mentoring

Military

Versatile

Communicating

Adaptabitlity

Technical reports

Fault finding

Defect rectification

Maritime

Foundation degree in Electrical Engineering
Royal Navy Artificer Apprenticeship in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
MIET – awaiting interview for IEng status
Application submitted to CMI for Level 5 in Leadership and Management
Security clearance to a high government standard

V.E.T.S ID No. 19

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Army Veteran

Operations Manager (Rail Industry)

An accomplished, committed and positive Operations Manager with an extensive background within the rail industry. Demonstrates a proven track record in implementing improvements in safety and minimising risks across operational delivery. Dedicated to achieving excellence, providing best practice solutions to achieve high performance levels whilst contributing to the full delivery of common objectives.

£42,000 circa + Benefits

  • Accident / Incident investigation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Line Management
  • People Management
  • Mental Health First Aider
  • Rail Management
  • Customer Service
  • Assessor
  • Project Delivery
  • Health & Safety
  • Operational Management

  • NEBOSH – Health & Safety Practical Application
  • NEBOSH – Controlling Workplace Hazards
  • D32/33 – A1 Conversion. Assessor
  • Operational Risk Management
  • Pearson EDI Level 3 Professional Investigator
  • Accident Investigation & Root Cause Analysis
  • Risk Assessment
  • Mental Health First Aider

V.E.T.S ID No. 457

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RAF Veteran

Project Manager

An accomplished Prince2 accredited Project Manager with 10 years’ experience and a proven track record in delivering multi-million-pound initiatives within the public sector.

Managing the full project lifecycle to achieve delivery on time, within budget and to the agreed quality specifications.

Recognised as an inspirational leader and mentor who can direct large teams and manage stakeholder expectations.

£40,000 circa + Benefits

Prince 2, Management, Project management
Mentoring, Problem Solving, stakeholder engagement

Completing a range of both technical and managerial courses and actively seeking to complete continuous professional development opportunities. Completed courses include:

Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership

PRINCE 2 Foundation

Level 3 Certificate in Business & Administration

PRINCE 2 Practitioner

Level 3 Certificate in IT Users

BTEC ONC In Engineering

Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity

Quality Management

Level 2 Certificate in Customer Services

Staff Report Writing

Level2 Certificate in LEAN Techniques

Risk Management

V.E.T.S ID No. 135

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Navy Veteran

Engineer

A Lead Engineering Technician with a strong background over 15+ years working within the Royal Navy. Excellent ability in coordinating teams to undertake various tasks including the inspection, maintenance, testing and repair of mechanical and electrical systems. Quick to grasp new ideas and concepts to develop creative, innovative solutions to problems. A passion for leading successful and productive teams in challenging work environments.

£30,000 circa + Benefits

Maintenance, Leadership, Health & Safety, Communication, Adaptabitlity, Time management, Standards compliance
Management, Technician, ? Fault Diagnosis/Fault Trends, Inspection, Fault finding, Mechanical, Electrical & Mechanical technical ability, Power Generation

CMI Level 3 in First Line Management
MIST
OGUK Medical
BOSIET with CA
EBS and Shoulder Width Measurements
Level 3 NVQ Extend
ed Diploma in Engineering Maintenance
Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance (Engineering Systems)
City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Engineering
Marine Engineering
Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacture
City & Guilds Level 2 Information and Communication Technology

V.E.T.S ID No. 307

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Army Veteran

Telecommunication Specialists

British Army Warrant Officer Class 1 with over two decades experience in the training and leadership of specialist UK Electronic Warfare assets. Resourceful and highly motivated, with the ability to analyse problems logically to produce timely and effective solutions. Broad knowledge and experience in all aspects of the design, development and delivery of training in the MoD environment. First-hand experience in the procurement of bespoke military equipment and related software programmes. A gifted leader, learning specialist and workplace mentor with a keen eye for detail and dedication to continuous improvement of business practices.

£30,000 circa + Benefits

  • Qualified instructor, workplace coach & mentor,
  • Trusted team leader and experienced manager, with the proven ability to deliver mission critical capability to commanders.
  • Educated to degree level in a Cyber related discipline; primarily Ethical Hacking.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of MoD practices and particularly the method in which specialist Electronic Warfare training is delivered under the Defence Systems Approach to Training.
  • Conversant in the CADMID process and Defence Lines of Development with experience in MoD project planning within Defence Equipment & Support.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills gained during a successful career in the British Army.
  • Developed Vetting security clearance held for over 20 years.
  • Good IT skills in-line with current Windows based software programmes and bespoke operating systems.

BSc (Hons) Intelligence and Security, Staffordshire University (Ethical Hacking ).
CMI Level 7 Certificate in Leadership and Management.
ILM level 3 Certificate in Coaching for Team Leaders and First Line Managers.
HNC in Electronics.
BTEC Engineering.

Full clean driving licence (including Cat B).
Security clearance held – details on request.

V.E.T.S ID No. 253

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RAF Veteran

Engineer

Professionally trained by the Royal Air Force and Rolls Royce, highly experienced Mechanical Engineer. With 22 years’ exemplary military service, specialising in fixed wing aircraft and associated support equipment, operating under both CAA and MAA regulations. With proven technical abilities at Line, Depth and Bay Maintenance facilities. Possessing the ability to operate successfully in any high pressure, technically demanding environment. With a positive, flexible approach to change and the ability to work confidently as an individual or can form part of a highly effective team

£40,000 circa + Benefits

Inspection, engine overhaul, fault diagnosis, repair and test of aircraft systems, Hydraulic, pneumatic, structural repair including composites and flying control systems to exacting standards, on time and within operational constraints.

Well versed in technical publications, engineering drawings and data archive.

Practical approach to change management, capable of producing high performance standards whilst enhancing productivity with a reduction in resources.

Ability to maintain an open mind and remain flexible whilst reacting rapidly to ever changing requirements.

A proven leader who utilises excellent interpersonal skills to motivate, supervise, mentor and instruct staff.

Plan manage and co-ordinate complex tasks, delegate work whilst ensuring deadlines are met.

City and Guilds Basic Engineering Competences
BTEC First diploma in Mechanical Engineering
BTEC National certificate in Aerospace Engineering
Certificate of Education QTTLS & BTEC Level 4 Teaching in lifelong learning
sector
ILM Certificate in Team Leading
IOSH Risk Assessor
IOSH Manual Handling Practitioner
IOSH Managing Safely
FPOS First person on scene first aid
ECDL
17th Edition wiring regulations
City and Guilds LVL 3 PLC's
 

V.E.T.S ID No. 465

 

 

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