2nd Engineer (Rotation, 2:2) 54m Charter/Private MY – Australia & New Zealand Apply Now

Are you interested in a rare rotational position out of Australia?

Are you located in Australia for joining purposes?


A 54m Motor Yacht is looking for a new 2nd Engineer located in Australia to join their professional team.
The 2nd engineer will rotate time for time 2 months on 2 months off

This yacht is being used privately during this COVID-19 period

Currently cruising North towards Lizard island then returning the Whitsunday’s for Hamilton Race week (if it is still on). This will be followed by a brief shipyard period before returning to Sydney for Summer. Early next year the yacht will hope to head over to NZ for the Americas Cup.


The yacht maintains a home base in Sydney harbour and typically undertakes a mixture of day and term charters, operating both domestically and internationally.
The upcoming summer will be completely based in Sydney with some trips to Palm Beach and other surrounding areas.
Mid 2021 – the yacht will undertake its 15-year survey
As the yacht charters within Australia, the positions are only open to candidates with work rights for Australia/ New Zealand & who possess commercial qualifications that are already endorsed by AMSA


The Ideal Candidate


• MED 1 minimum

• STCW
• Seafarer medical (willing to obtain AMSA medical)
• Superyacht Engineer experience
• Can work within a full ISM framework
• An understanding of AMSA Survey requirements
• Excellent project management skills
• Can work effectively with rotating chief & 2nd engineer
• Runs a meticulous preventative maintenance schedule
• Full work rights for Australia/NZ
• Off rotation home base in Australia

Start- As soon as candidates are found/available


Rotation– 2 months on / 2 months off


Salary– $90,000 AUD + Super (paid both On/Off swings). Full Medical insurance
Contracts are Australian Fair Work act based while a DCV and MLC when international
This is a rare opportunity to secure rotational superyacht position within Australia

  • Classification:   Engineer
  • Location:   Australia/NZ
  • Type:   Rotational