2nd Engineer- 60m Expedition/Scientific Research Motor Yacht Apply Now

Interested in joining a yacht with Scientific research focus?

Do you enjoy a mixture of off the beaten track cruising and a yacht with a home base?

 World cruising expedition motor yacht that maintains a permanent berth in Perth, WA seeks an experienced 2nd engineer (with AV/IT Skills) to join their professional team.

The yacht will be used for scientific/research missions throughout the WA, Indian Ocean and Antarctica regions

The yacht will undertake a few prolonged trips away however will maintain a permanent residence in Perth (around 6 months/ year)

Based in Perth, the yacht has plans for an Antarctic Voyage and will be going through the ice rating survey inspections.

This, with the addition of a soon to be completed helicopter pad extension the vessel will look to cruise very remote destinations throughout the Indian Ocean and beyond!

 The yacht will undertake a few prolonged trips away however will maintain a permanent residence in Perth (around 6 months)

Perfect for a 2nd engineer looking for a yacht that offers life balance between time at home and time at sea

Will be working under the guidance of 2 very experience rotating chief engineers

Must be a team player with the following skills:

– Y4/Y3, EOOW or MEC 3 minimum

– Some AV/IT skills

– Experience with IDEA planned maintenance system

– Hands on to work closely with C/E.

– Must be able to pick things up quick and hit the ground running.

– Should have positive attitude with a love of the ocean. Will suit an individual who enjoys surfing, kiting, fishing, diving.

– Great young crew with a sense of adventure.

– Good longevity & references

– Work Rights for Australia

Salary offered: DOE, AUD Equivalent of $6000 US – $7,500 US / month DOE

Leave allowance: 6 weeks annual

Itinerary: Australia, Asia, Antarctica over the next 4 yrs

Start Date: Flexible, with 2-4 week handover with outgoing 2nd

  • Classification:   Engineer
  • Location:   Australia/NZ
  • Type:   Full-Time