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 now 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

(also open to candidates able to fill in as 2nd engineer in Sorong, Indonesia until fulltime option can start) from 8th January onwards

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: $10, 833 AUD / Month DOE  

Leave allowance: 6 weeks annual

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

Start Date: Flexible, ideally early/Mid-January but can wait for right person

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