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Chief Engineer in Australia


  • Start Date: 8th Aug 2018
  • Job ID #584574
  • Posted by: KGCH Yacht Recruitment

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  • Y 3 Engineer- Non Rotational

Seeking an experienced, energetic, single Y3 Engineer for a newer 50-meter vessel currently in Australia. This is non-rotational position. You will have assistance in the engine room when needed, however, there is not a full time 2nd Engineer.
Must be fit and very hands on.
English needs to be your first language. Solid references and longevity are a must.

The vessel has no other available positions at this time, so hiring a team is not possible.

Experience with MTU 12V4000 M64 series mains and John Deere 4045 AFM85 4.5 liter 99kW gen sets a plus. Needs to have solid knowledge of high voltage electrical, HVAC and a good understanding of AV and Sat comms. Familiarity with Triton Vessel Management or similar also a plus. Must be very organized and proactive with all ISM and compliance procedures.

Strictly NON-SMOKER, NO “social” smokers, normal diet, easy going nature. Private with possible charters in the future.

9 crew fantastic crew in total, Great owners and Captain

Vessel will be traveling through Indonesia after leaving Australia. Vessel will return to the US sometime in 2019.

Start Date: ASAP in Australia Salary: $11,000 -10,500 DOE Standard benefits package-contract


  • Vessel Size50m (164ft)
  • Vessel TypeMotor Yacht
  • Charter/PrivateBoth
  • Position TypePermanent Position
  • Current LocationAustralia
  • Cruising ItinerarySouth Pacific Ocean
  • Number of Crew9
  • Yachting Experience5+ years
  • Looking for Team/CoupleNo
  • Posted 8th Aug 2018 by Agency

Language & Visas

  • English Fluent


  • Diving Qualifications (or Beesac, CMAS or PSAI equivalent) PADI - Open Water [Essential]
  • Engineering Qualifications (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) RIII/3 Y3 (<500gt <3000kw) - Chief Engineer [Essential]


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