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Chief Engineer in Italy


  • Start Date: 31st Aug 2023
  • Job ID #2110419
  • Posted: 18th Sep 2023 by Captain

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Looking for a professional, and mature person to serve as a relief to our Lead Chief Engineer and take responsibility in his absence. The Chief Engineer will be required to support the captain and management structure in every aspect of yacht management.

The ideal candidate would have at least five years working in a similar role with a good understanding of general yachting protocols and operations.

Start Date: November, 2023 - flexible for the right candidate.


•Chief Engineer Y2 or equivalent

•Cayman Island Endorsement

•STCW/Security Awareness and refresher if applicable

•Current medical certificate (ENG1 or US Equivalent)

•Valid Passport

Job Responsibilities:

•Maintenance and repairs to all ships systems, and keeping up with inventory of all spares

•Stowage procedures

•Standing an engineering watch

Required Skills:

•Ability to delegate, effective communicator, organized, diplomatic and versatile

•Excellent ISM and ISPS knowledge and practices

•Extensive maintenance knowledge and skills; cleaning, rust/corrosion, painting, outboard motors and maintenance product knowledge

•Advanced engineering knowledge

•Computer skills

Other Requirements:

•Mid to late 30’s, early 40’s, mature, serious types, well mannered

•Male, healthy, physically fit nonsmokers. No electronic cigarette users

•Neat, clean cut, clean shaven

•No tattoos

•Confident person, personable and loyal with leadership ability

•Polite, and respectful to crew, owner, supervisor, and other Head of Departments - Head Chef, Chief Stewardess, and Chief Engineer

•Longevity with good references

Couples: Only couples with longevity working together, and great references will be considered

Excellent Compensation & Benefits package for the right person

•Competitive pay, 2 on 2 off rotation

•Extensive pre-hire screening - background/criminal/previous employment reference checks, and drug screening


  • Vessel/Shorebased Type62m (203ft)
  • Vessel TypeMotor Yacht
  • Charter/PrivatePrivate
  • Yacht Built2007
  • Number of Crew16
  • Position TypeRotational
  • Current LocationItaly
  • Cruising ItineraryMediterranean Sea, Spain
  • HomeportSpain, Spain
  • Yachting Experience5+ years
  • Looking for Team/CoupleNo
  • Posted 18th Sep 2023 by Captain

Language & Visas

  • English Fluent


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