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Officer careers

Being an officer in the REME

Inspire and lead technical excellence by skill and by fighting

Every unit in the British Army needs REME personnel to repair, recover and maintain its vehicles and equipment. We need engineers to command highly skilled and qualified tradesmen in any theatre of operations whether they are repairing Light Guns, recovering Challenger 2 Tanks, maintaining Apache helicopters or supporting the Special Forces.

Are you up to the challenge?


Challenge. Diversity. Professional Recognition.

The Corps plays a vital role on and off the battlefield with soldiers and officers deployed worldwide. Every part of the British Army has a REME detachment within it.

The Corps offers bright and determined men and women with a technical background the opportunity for a diverse, exciting and challenging career.


Professional Engineers

REME Young Officers must have the ability to achieve accredited status with a Professional Engineering Institute (PEI). If they already have a degree they can confirm whether is accredited with the Engineering Council http://www.engc.org.uk/education-skills/course-search/acad/). If they have a degree not accredited they need to email RHQ REME (REMERHQ-PersOps-Off-SO3B@mod.uk) who will be able to advise further. If the candidate has no degree, then they can be put through an In-Service Degree if they meet the eligibility criteria.

All REME Officer training is accredited by the PEI’s allowing them to achieve Chartered status on reaching the rank of Major. Officers with an interest in aviation can undertake additional training in order to work with Army aircraft. REME is partnered with the Society of Operational Engineers (SOE), Institute of Mechanical Engineering (IMechE), Institute of Engineering Technology and the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS).


Contact Us

REME Officer Recruiting Team
Regimental Headquarters REME
MOD Lyneham
SN15 4HB

Email: REMERHQ-PersOps-Offr-SO3A@mod.uk
Tel: 01249 894516
Facebook: www.facebook.com/REMEOfficerJobs

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