Interested in a 10 week on 10 week off rotation in a remote tropical paradise?

Are you an experienced engineer who holds a Y3, MEC 3 or EOOW?

The Chief engineer will Join a crew of 9 on a 47m private yacht, based on a remote tropical island off the coast of Jakarta with many animals and beautiful nature surroundings. The crew are all mature with their own hobbies who pursue them when not working. The crew are active and enjoy BBQs all together on Fridays, play volleyball twice a week when the boss is not on the island (high profile Indonesian).

Yard periods almost every year to Malaysia Langkawi , and do the odd trip to Bali with the rest of the year doing day trips from the private island.   

The yacht will be undertaking a yard period in Langkawi, Malaysia soon before  travelling back to Indonesia  

The yacht has had an extensive rebuilt on-board systems done in the last few years, including main engines and generators.

In the process of having the shafts installed, new engine mounts and gearbox mounts changed and all reset aligned… the vessel has Paxman (formular1) engines and is very powerful, they are set up to run close to full load for long periods

Engines have just been serviced and replaced all UPIs (injectors).

The yacht will often have guests on board for one or two days on the weekend, occasionally doing longer trips to Lombok and Komodo.

Overall this is very low use program & very little stress in this position

The crew will have use of villa facilities on the island and large swimming pool, as well as the local islands to explore when no guests are on board.

The right candidate needs to be comfortable in an isolated location, and capable, to come up with solutions.

Crew are multi-national, British, Australian, Kiwi & Asian. 9 in total

The successful candidate will:

· Hold a Y3, EOOW or MEC 3

· Will have some previous yacht experience on vessels 40-50m

· Have good technical knowledge

· Can work within a dynamic team

· Good communication skills and record keeping

The yacht is open to candidates of any nationality worldwide however candidates within a short flight of joining will also be highly considered

Start Date: Flexible

Location: ASIA, Predominantly Indonesia

Salary: $7000 US / Month + flights , medical (paid 12 months)

Rotation: 10 weeks on 10 weeks off

Preference to candidates with a home base in New Zealand, Australia, SA or Asia

Medical Insurance: Yes

Are you an Australian or NZ engineer looking for an equal time rotation in Australia?

Do you hail from a trade background?

Position Snapshot

A high profile, well run 40m private MY is on the search for an experienced engineer to work an equal time rotation.

Based in Western Australia, the yacht will likely spend its summers in Perth & winters cruising the top end of WA & Kimberley

Twin MTU Engines and Cat Generators , well maintained by long standing chief engineer  

Trade background advantages, fun and active , happy to assist with basic deck duties on occasion

Open to candidates rotating within Australia or NZ only

Ideal Candidate

Start: Flexible

Salary: From $140,000 AUD + Super + flights