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Chief Engineer for soon to be Australian based Private 60-m Motoryacht - CEEM

Work Type:
  • Are you looking for a long term, permanent position?
  • Great opportunity to work close to home in Australia!
  • March/April 2021 start date in Europe!


This 60-m privately owned Superyacht is currently in the shipyard in Europe and is seeking an experienced Chief Engineer to take charge of all engine room systems, lead the onboard team and be able to co-ordinate all works with the shore-side engineers during this initial phase.


The position will begin in Europe from around March 2021 and upon completion of yard work the yacht will be shipped to her home port of Brisbane, Australia. (Date TBC, circa July/August 2021). The position is a permanent one, under Australian working conditions and a very generous salary is on offer for the right person.


We are looking for a Chief who has experience on similar size yachts, yard experience, who is a hands on engineer and also able to manage the team of engineers, electricians and ETO as you will be responsible for the safety of all engine room operations.


Qualifications, skills and requirements will include:


  • Chief Engineer Unlimited III/2 or Y2 minimum;
  • Preference to Australian/NZ Passport holders;
  • Experience with CAT M/E, Quantum stabilisers and Northern Lights Generators preferred;
  • Minimum 3 years experience onboard as Chief up to 500GT or 2nd Engineer >500GT;
  • Longevity, hard working, skilled engineer with team managing capabilities,
  • Yard Experience (dry docking, refit or new build)
  • All Engine Room Systems, electronic equipment, HVAC, tenders and toys;
  • Have strong contacts and knowledge of finding and purchasing any parts as required;
  • Expert in technical and troubleshooting;
  • Expert in Planned Maintenance;
  • Have the ability to delegate tasks and train crew;
  • Be prepared to take on responsibilities in all areas of engineering as required on board.



Start date:           March/April 2021 in Europe, returning to Australia in July.

Salary:                  AUD per month (depending on experience)

Leave:                  42 days per year plus public holidays


Please forward your CV, location and references to

Reference Number:
Engineering > Chief Engineer
Superyacht Crew International
Contact Details:
Michelle Mitrovic