Engineering Consulting

Are you a highly skilled Engineer? Would you like to work in the UK for a Consultancy that offers Tier 2 Work Permit Sponsorship? If so Commonwealth Contractors can help!

At Commonwealth Contractors we work with a number of Clients, Employers & Consultancies who are desperately in need of highly skilled and experienced engineering professionals. Many of our partners are Tier 2 Licensed and are prepared, where required, to ‘sponsor’ an individual on a Tier 2 General Visa (formerly UK Work Permit).

To find out more about working in the UK as a professional engineer call Commonwealth Contractors now on 0800 294 4388 or Submit your Details and we will get right back to you!

Engineering Shortage Occupations

The UK Border Agency (UKBA) considers many engineering roles to be officially in shortage in the UK, especially those within the Oil, Gas and Electrical Engineering sectors.

The following table sets out the current Engineering Shortage Occupations.

CIVIL ENGINEERS

  • Geotechnical Design Engineer
  • Geotechnical Specialist
  • Reservoir Panel Engineer
  • Rock Mechanics Engineer
  • Soil Mechanics Engineer
  • Geomechanics Engineer
  • Mining Geotechnical Engineer
  • Mining & Coal Engineer
  • Wells Engineer
  • Tunnelling Engineer
  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Drilling Engineer
  • Completions Engineer
  • Fluids Engineer
  • Reservoir Engineer
  • Offshore & Subsea Engineer
  • Control & Instrument Engineer
  • Process Safety Engineer

MECHANICAL ENGINEERS

  • Mechanical Engineer in the Aerospace Sector

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS

  • All Electrical Engineers in the Oil & Gas Industry
  • The following jobs in the electricity transmission and distribution industry:
    • Power System Engineer
    • Control Engineer
    • Protection Engineer

CHEMICAL ENGINEERS

  • All jobs in the Chemical Engineering Occupation Code

DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT ENGINEERS

  • ONLY the following jobs in this occupation code:
    • Design engineer in the electricity transmission and distribution industry
    • Simulation development engineers

PRODUCTION AND PROCESS ENGINEERS

  • ONLY the following jobs in this occupation code:
    • Manufacturing Engineer (process planning) in the Aerospace Sector
    • Technical services representative in the aerospace sector

PLANNING AND QUALITY CONTROL ENGINEERS

  • ONLY the following jobs in the electricity transmission and distribution industry:
    • Planning / Development Engineers
    • Quality, health, safety and environment (QHSE) engineers

ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

  • Geoenvironmental Specialist
  • Geoenvironmental Engineer
  • Contaminated Land Engineer
  • Landfill Engineer
  • Metallurgical / Mineral Processing Engineer
  • The following jobs in the aerospace sector;
  • Aerothermal Engineer
  • Stress Engineer
  • Chief of Engineering
  • Advance tool and fixturing engineer
  • The following jobs in the decommissioning and waste management areas of the nuclear industry:
  • Operations Manager
  • Decommissioning Specialist Manager
  • Project / Planning Engineer
  • Radioactive Waste Manager
  • Radiological Protection Advisor
  • The following jobs in the electricity transmission and distribution industry:
  • Project engineer
  • Proposals engineer

If you possess skills considered to be in shortage our Consultancy Partners will be interested in sponsoring you on a Tier 2 visa (formerly UK Work Permit). Tier 2 General Visas;

Are Initially approved for 3 years, but may be extended for a further 2 years
May be secured within 1 – 4 weeks depending upon your situation
Qualify for Indefinite Leave to Remain after 5 years (Permanent Residence)

Find out More

To find out more about Commonwealth Contractors call now on 0800 294 4388 or Submit your Details and we will get right back to you!

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