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106 Battalion

106 Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers are the Army Reserves professional engineers in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Role of the Battalion

Our role is to provide reserve soldiers and officers to train for, and deploy on, military operations. In order to do this around the world, REME tradesmen are trained to the highest level as both soldiers and technicians gaining civilian qualifications in the process. As a REME soldier you will develop leadership and management skills that will also compliment your civilian career. 106 Battalion also train regularly overseas - as technical tradesmen and engineers - supporting the Army's equipment capability in locations such as Canada, Germany and Kenya. We welcome those with no previous military service as well as ex-regulars. Members of 106 Battalion have previously deployed in support of the Army's current operations in Afghanistan, Cyprus and the United Kingdom.



  • Trades: Vehicle Mechanics, Recovery Mechanics, Metalsmiths, Armourers, HR Specialists, Chefs, Technical stores specialist.
  • Canada, Cyprus, Kenya, Belize, Brunei, Austria, Germany.
  • Qualifications: e.g. Diploma Level 2 & 3,NVQ’s, City & Guilds, Reserve Engineering Training scheme.
  • Extra money: Bonuses paid on completion of each phase of training and yearly bounty.
  • Pension: Earn a pension while you serve in the reserves.
  • Challenge yourself: Mentally and Physically.

Battalion locations

  • 106 Battalion REME Headquarters - East Kilbride
  • 152 Field Company - Edinburgh
  • 153 Field Company - Grangemouth
  • 155 Recovery Company - Glasgow
  • 157 Field Company – Northern Ireland 

What are we looking for?

We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic men and women who are prepared to give some time to undertake challenging, exciting and rewarding work in return for good pay. We are looking for men and women who are prepared to learn technical and supporting trades in order to support the wider Regular and Reserve Army at home or on operations around the world.


What Next?

If you like the sound of what we do then you sound like our kind of person. For more details, or to visit us and get a first-hand view of what life in the REME Army Reserve is like, contact us by contacting:

Tel: 0131 310 5800

Email: 106reme-bhq-roso@mod.uk

Visit our Facebook page 106 Bn REME and see what we have been up to recently.

We look forward to hearing from you.

106 Battalion REME locations

106 Battalion REME HQ

Army Reserve Centre, Kitchener House, Whitemoss, East Kilbride, Glasgow, G74 2HP

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152 Field Company

Army Reserve Centre, Redford Cavalry Barracks, Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0PP

Title|152 Field Company;Lat|55.912898;Lng|-3.241949;Url|

153 Field Company

Army Reserve Centre, Central Avenue, Grangemouth, Stirlingshire, FK3 8HZ

Title|153 Field Company;Lat|56.004543;Lng|-3.726820;Url|

155 Recovery Company

Recovery Company, Barnsford Bridge, Houston Road, Inchinnan, Renfrewshire, PA4 9LS

Title|155 Recovery Company;Lat|55.879805;Lng|-4.458666;Url|

157 Field Company

Army Reserve Centre, Palace Barracks, Holywood, Belfast, BT18 9RA

Title|157 Field Company;Lat|54.629973;Lng|-5.848547;Url|

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