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  • Job ID #1780467
  • 43m (141ft) Motor Yacht
  • Starting 29th Jun 2022
  • United States
  • Permanent

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  • Job ID #1779879
  • 48m (157ft) Motor Yacht
  • Starting 14th Jul 2022
  • France
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  • 42m (138ft) Motor Yacht
  • Starting 7th Jul 2022
  • Spain
  • Permanent

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  • Job ID #1779683
  • 70m (230ft) Motor Yacht
  • Starting 29th Jun 2022
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  • 80m (262ft) Motor Yacht
  • Starting 29th Jun 2022
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  • Job ID #1754234
  • 38m (125ft) Motor Yacht
  • Starting 30th Jun 2022
  • United Arab Emirates
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  • Job ID #1744284
  • 42m (138ft) Motor Yacht
  • Starting 26th May 2022
  • Spain
  • Permanent

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  • Job ID #1779042
  • 45m (148ft) Motor Yacht
  • Starting 15th Jul 2022
  • Turkey
  • Permanent
  • EUR (€)7,000.00 Per Month

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Chief Engineer
  • Job ID #1778615
  • 50m (164ft) Motor Yacht
  • Starting 4th Jul 2022
  • Panama
  • Rotational

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  • Job ID #1778304
  • 50m (164ft) Motor Yacht
  • Starting 1st Aug 2022
  • United States
  • Rotational
  • EUR (€)7,000.00 Per Month

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  • Job ID #1778217
  • Sole Engineer for a 30m+ Private M/Y based in the Middle East. The ide...

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  • Job ID #1777691
  • 35m (115ft) Motor Yacht
  • Starting 27th Jun 2022
  • Contract

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  • Job ID #1777393
  • 55m (180ft) Sailing Yacht
  • Starting 27th Jun 2022
  • France
  • Daywork

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Chief Engineer
  • Job ID #1776997
  • 75m (246ft) Motor Yacht
  • Starting 27th Jun 2022
  • Temporary

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  • Job ID #1776510
  • 49m (161ft) Expedition Vessel
  • Starting 8th Jul 2022
  • United States
  • Permanent

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Chief Engineer

The Chief Engineer is responsible for the safe working order of every piece of machinery on board a yacht and the ultimate safety for engine room operations. Depending on the size of the yacht the Chief Engineer will either be managing a team of engineers and ETO or will be Sole Engineer on board. The Chief will manage the day-to-day running of the team; execute planned maintenance programme as well as preventative maintenance. This position will require an extensive range of technical knowledge and although there will be a large element of administration and paperwork; the Chief is expected to be hands on. The chief will be experienced with working on yacht engines, generators, drive systems, water-makers, electrical systems, air conditioning units, servicing of tenders and jet skis. Have good ability to secure outside contractors; ordering of parts in ports worldwide and project manage.

Salary range

EUR 4000 to EUR 12000 Per Month

Qualifications, training and skills required
  • Qualifications, this really depends on the size of the vessel and their safe manning requirements as to which certificate the Chief Engineer must hold – Y4-Y1 to Chief Engineer Unlimited
  • Experienced with a variety of yacht engine types, generators, electrical systems, water makers and air conditioning units
  • Have an understanding of ISM
  • Manage and supervise
  • Good Leadership skills
  • Ability to delegate
Extra desired training
  • New build / project management experience
  • Foreign language skills