Chief Engineer (Sailing/­Perm)

Job Type Permanent
Salary/Wages £30,475 pro rata (Annual, Gross)
Date Posted 28 March 2019
Closing Date 11 April 2019
Trading Area Worldwide
Flag State United Kingdom


We require a positive and outgoing Chief Engineer to join our client’s team working on their Tall ships. You will become part of a charitable trust which gives people of mixed abilities the freedom to explore their ability, potential & place in the world through inclusive adventures at sea. You will be a key role in delivering this.


Our beliefs:

  •  Freedom - We believe that everyone should have the freedom to live their life as they wish
  • Tenacity - We believe in the power of a determined and courageous attitude to overcome anything
  • Community - We believe in the power of a diverse, accepting and respectful community that safely nurtures and helps each other grow
  • Exploration - We believe that exploring can help us see potential, not limitations and give us a fresh perspective on our place in the world
  • Respon­sibility -  We believe that to progress whilst protecting ourselves and our environment, we must take risks but never be reckless.


The Position:


The Chief Engineer is responsible for the efficient operation, repair and maintenance of all mechanical and electrical machinery and associated equipment onboard the vessel.


Your respon­sibi­lities will include:


  • General upkeep of the engine room, pump rooms, steering gear compartments and storage areas
  • Part of vessel inspections
  • Bunkering operations
  • Assisting with organising maintenance and repairs
  • Running the ship’s bar and ordering stock


 Skills Required:

  • Minimum UK MCA Yacht 4 or SMEOL (Senior Marine Engine Operators Licence) although higher engineering quali­fica­tions would be preferred
  • STCW Basic Safety Training (PSSR, EFA, PST, FPFF, AFF, PSCRB ) Essential
  • Proficiency in Security Duties (PDSD) Essential
  • Proficiency in Medical First Aid - Essential
  • Ship Security Officer - Desirable
  • Shipboard Safety Officer - Desirable
  • HELM- Desirable
  • ENG1 Seafarers  Medical Certificate -Essential
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills- Essential
  • DBS Certificate - Essential
  • Ability to work under pressure -Essential
  • Good command of written and spoken English (Essential)


Person Specifi­cation:

  • Willingness and ability to be flexible
  • Ability to get on well with a wide variety of people and work as a team
  • Strong work ethic
  • Dependable
  • Tenacity
  • Positive attitude
  • Self-motivated


 For further information please email info@bachmann-recruitment.­com

Reference No: 601018

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