Chief Engineer (Y1 or equivalent) (MY 75m+)

DOE (starting salary - €9000)
Vacancy Type:
Rotational Salaried Employee
28 Dec 2020
Engineer - Yacht (Chief)
12 Dec 2020
Job Advert
A well presented, articulate, enthusiastic and motivated rotational Chief Engineer is required for a private 75m+ motor yacht. A minimum Y1 qualification (or equivalent) is required. The vessel is Dutch built and operates on one season in the Mediterranean. Plans are to be based in Palma for the winter, including some yard time, before the European summer.
The ideal candidate should have at least 4 years experience acting as a chief engineer on a similar sized vessel (or power management plant output) and not less than 2 years experience on yachts. Also they should have previous experience of managing and maintaining an Engineering Department under the ISM and ISPS regulations. Ideally it is expected that the candidate have a high level of computer literacy, including MS Word, Excel, Project, Adobe Acrobat and experience with YMS software. A strong administrative tendency is imperative in order to perform the duties and responsibilities to the necessary standard.
The start date would be the end of December.

Job Specification
  • Minimum C/Eng (Y1). Reg 111/2 qualification (or equivalent e.g. C/Eng MN. Reg 111/2 Unlimited or 2/Eng MN. Reg 111/2 with Large Yacht Endorsement)
  • No tattoos, non-smoker and a keen interest in health & fitness is encouraged
  • Valid ENG1 Medical Certificate (with not less than 3 months remaining)
  • STCW ’95 Advanced Safety Training
  • Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (PDSD)
  • The safe and efficient operation of the main propulsion and all auxiliary systems on board including deck machinery,
    tenders and toys and all hotel services.
  • Overall in charge of all engine room staff and any contractors working in the engineering department.
  • Implementation of the Safety Management System procedures and requirements within the engineering department,
    ensuring the safe and proper preparation of the yacht for its designated work (Standard Operating Procedures) and for
    keeping the Master fully aware of such work.
  • To identify critical systems, testing and maintenance requirements and maintain a planned maintenance system.
  • To maintain appropriate records, including records of all maintenance planned and unplanned, accidents, incidents,
    requirements of MARPOL including the Oil Record Book, Engine Room Log Book and any others as required by Flag
    and Class.
  • To operate and maintain to a schedule, all machinery, electrical systems and associated plant on board, to keep an
    inventory of the same together with a list of spares kept on board and ensure that the spares requirement is up to date.
  • Maintenance of all safety, firefighting and environmental related equipment and devices of his department in full
  • To ensure safe systems of work are always adopted, including proper safety, good hygiene and conscientious
    environmental protection rules and practices, by engineering personnel.
  • Standing an engineering watch at sea or in port.
  • Ensure the correct manning levels of Engine Room watches (alongside or at sea).
  • Familiarisation of engineering personnel with the power plant, the firefighting arrangement and Safety Management
    System requirements.
  • To ensure that the yacht has at all times sufficient fuel, lubrication oil and water on board for its intended voyage
    together with an adequate safety margin.
  • To arrange and manage the taking of bunkers and the discharge of slops and dirty water in compliance with all local and
    international regulations.
  • Ensuring compliance to the Company’s policies regarding Safety, Hygiene and Environmental protection by all repair
    teams while on board the Company’s yacht.
  • To ensure that all engineering personnel participate in the Safety and Security training and drills on board.
  • The Chief Engineer is to have a working knowledge of:
    • The ISM Safety Management System
    • The requirements of MARPOL
    • The Masters Standing Orders
    • The MCA Large Yacht Code
    • The ISPS Security Plan
    • The Code of Safe Working Practices
    • All relevant regulations, advice and guidance issued by the Flag State and relevant Port States.
  • Salary - DOE
  • Full Rotation - Depending on boats schedule but most probably 10 weeks on : 10 weeks off
  • Travel -  Flights pro rata
  • Bonus - Annual bonus equivalent to one months salary paid over 2 instalments (March and September)
  • Health Insurance - As per SEA
Note: When applying, please ensure your SECTRE profile is 100% complete and that ALL of your certificates and files are uploaded and are up to date.

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