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Chief Engineer in Mexico Position Filled


  • Start Date: 25th May 2021
  • Job ID #1343381
  • Posted by: Head of Department

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Position: Chief Engineer for a team of three Ship: ex-US Coast Guard Cutter vessel Itinerary: Shipyard period and direct action campaign in Mexico

This is a HANDS-ON position, mentoring junior engineers. Must be fluent in English, have attention to detail for reporting and budgeting, work well in a team, want to help save a species from extinction. This is an opportunity unlike any other, and a rewarding role for those up for the challenge.

As a Non-Profit, the salary is on the low end of the pay scale. However, rotation is available for 3 on/3 off for the right candidate.

Food served on board is VEGAN. Most of the crew are VOLUNTEERS.


  • Vessel Size34m (112ft)
  • Vessel TypeResearch Vessel
  • Charter/PrivatePrivate
  • Position TypeRotational
  • Current LocationMexico, Sinaloa
  • Cruising ItineraryGulf of California, Sea of Cortez
  • Yacht Built1991
  • HomeportMexico
  • Number of Crew18
  • Yachting Experience5+ years
  • Looking for Team/CoupleNo
  • Posted 27th Apr 2021 by Head of Department

Language & Visas

  • English Fluent
  • Spanish Intermediate
  • VisasGreen Card


  • Entry Level Qualifications (or equivalent) STCW 95 (STCW 2010) [Essential]
    ENG 1 (Medical - NO Limitation/Restrictions) [Essential]
  • Engineering Qualifications (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) RIII/3 Y3 Chief Engineer (<500gt <3000kW)/ Chief Engineer (SV) (<500gt 3000kW) [Essential]
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