Are you an experienced 2nd engineer looking for that rare equal time rotation within Australia?

Do you enjoy working on a vessel with an interesting focus?

Position Snapshot

An amazing opportunity has become available for an up & coming 2nd engineer to join a 60m expedition / scientific research vessel that is based within Australia between trips away.

Currently cruising Bali / Komodo region the vessel will soon return to Australia for a guest trip around the Kimberley.

The vessel is used for a mixture of private owner trips and scientific research.

Past science trips include: deep trench dives in the Indian Ocean & Ocean bed discovery missions in PNG.

The 2nd engineer’s counterpart has been with the program for sometime , as has the equal time Y1 chief engineers who the incoming 2nd will report into… plenty of opportunity for mentoring , learning & upgrading skills/ licenses.

The vessel largely operates private when in Australia but also operates commercial when in international waters.

The Ideal Candidate

Start: Ideally 2-3 weeks ( can wait for the perfect fit )

Salary: Discussed on Application, Paid through the Australian System in AUD + Super

Rotation: 2 months on , 2 months off  

Are you an engineer interested in being based in the beautiful Whitsundays?

Are you looking for a role where you can build your engineering sea time & tickets?

The yacht will cruise the QLD coast and the South Pacific Islands (Fiji, Vanuatu) but will maintain the Whitsundays as its home base between trips.

The family is your typical down to earth Australian family who enjoy BBQ’s & game fishing

The vessel has quite a few support / chase tenders used for exploring , diving and game fishing

The owners enjoy keeping fit and active with water activities, particularly fishing.

Great crew dynamic onboard and the engineer will have plenty of opportunity to share in leisure / water activities in between duties.

The engineer will be given plenty of support by the Captain / Engineer and will also have his/her own cabin onboard

A strong sense of fun and humor is important to succeed in this role, someone who has a zest for adventure and who really enjoys working in the industry

As the vessel is only used privately no specific engineering tickets is required but someone interested in working towards their MED 1 / Y4

Open to Couples with a stewardess / cook or stewardess/deck

The engineer will also be required to back the captain up with some 1st mate style responsibilities on deck

The Ideal Candidate

Start: When Found

Salary: Between $85,000-$135,000 AUD / Year   (depending on candidates experience level)