Chief Engineer in Mexico

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  • Position Chief Engineer
  • Team / Couple No
  • Vessel / Shore Based Type Expedition Vessel
  • Vessel Size 44m
  • Cruising Itinerary North Pacific Ocean, Eastern Tropical Pacific
  • Yachting Experience 5+ Years
  • Charter/Private Private
  • Employer

Job Description

Hands-On Chief Engineer for Ocean Conservation Ship

Vessel Size: 144 ft

Vessel Type: ex-USCG Buoy Tender

Position Type: Six Month Contract

Currently Based: Mexico

Itinerary: Patrolling of the North Pacific and Eastern Tropical Pacific

Start Date: Beginning April 2020

Wage: USD ($) Lower end of the pay scale, as we run 100% on donations

Requirements: Y3 Minimum or equivalent.

The applicant: Must be HANDS-ON and enjoy a mentoring/teaching role working with volunteers.

Experience with 2 x 800 kW Caterpillar D-353-E diesel engines or similar. Proficient knowledge in gearbox maintenance, watermakers, electrical and air conditioning systems. Thrive in troubleshooting.


. Vegan Food Policy onboard all ships.

. Crewed mostly with VOLUNTEERS.

. Salary is on the lower end of the pay scale, as we run solely on donations

. SSCS is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the protection, defence and conservation of all marine wildlife.

. This is really a job for someone who is not looking for a big salary job, but to literally help save the vaquita dolphin, hammerheads, turtles, etc.


Vessel Size: 44m (144ft)
Vessel Type: Expedition Vessel
Charter/Private: Private
Position Type: Contract
Current Location: Mexico, La Paz
Cruising Itinerary: North Pacific Ocean, Eastern Tropical Pacific
Yacht Built: 1944
Homeport: Mexico
Number of Crew: 18
Yachting Experience: 5+ years
Looking for Team/Couple: No
Posted: 13th Mar 2020 by Representative

Language & Visas

English: Fluent
Spanish: Intermediate


Entry Level Qualifications (or equivalent): STCW 95 (STCW 2010) [Essential]

Engineering Qualifications (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent): RIII/3 Y3 Chief Engineer (<500gt <3000kW)/ Chief Engineer (SV) (<500gt 3000kW) [Essential]

Posted by Representative

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