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Chief Engineer


  • Start Date: 15th Feb 2019
  • Job ID #639957
  • Posted by: Hill Robinson

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Chief Engineer opportunity for an 80m private Motor Yacht

Start Date: February 2019

Location: Currntly in the Shipyard for another 12 months

Package: Salary paid in euros per month; 30 days leave while in the yard. 174 days (2/2 rotation) after the shipyard period. While in the yard - 5 days a week working days depending on work schedule.

Single apartment when in the yard and single cabin once the yacht is back at sea.

Experience and Attributes Required:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ Chief Engineer experience on board 50m+ yachts or 4 years' as 1st or 2nd engineer on 80m+ yachts

  • Good hands-on mechanical skills and all-round knowledge of (basic) electrical systems

  • Shipyard experience - drydocking, refit or new build

  • Willing to educate junior engineers to gain additional knowledge

  • Need to be flexible, self motivated and a team player willing to help out in other departments

  • Experience with IDEA maintenance software

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 365

Qualifications Required:

  • Y1 or Chief Engineer Unlimited

  • Proficiency in Designated Security Duties Certificate

  • Fully updated STCW

  • Seafarer’s Medical Certificate (Min 6 months validity)

  • Seaman’s Discharge Book

Non smoker/no visible tattoos


  • Vessel Size80m (262ft)
  • Vessel TypeMotor Yacht
  • Charter/PrivatePrivate
  • Position TypePermanent Position
  • Cruising ItineraryLocal Area
  • Yachting Experience2 - 5 years
  • Looking for Team/CoupleNo
  • Posted 18th Jan 2019 by Agency

Language & Visas

  • English Fluent
  • VisasSchengen


  • General Qualifications Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (A-VI/6-2) [Essential]
    Proficiency in Security Awareness (A-VI/6) [Essential]
    ENG 1 (Medical - NO Limitation/Restrictions) [Essential]
    STCW 95 (STCW 2010) [Essential]
  • Engineering Qualifications (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) RIII/2 Y1 (<3000gt <9000kw) - Chief Engineer [Essential]


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