2nd Engineer

2nd Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a 2nd Engineer to join our team.


  • Understand read and follow the company SEMS;
  • Be able to priorities maintenance with safety, efficiency and guest satisfaction in mind;
  • Assist the Chief Engineer in taking on board spare equipment and stores, ensuring these are properly accounted for and stored in the correct fashion;
  • Organizes the maintenance of the yacht on a day to day basis, ensuring that all systems are functioning as designed;
  • Ensure that English ids the spoken word of the engine room and promotes this with his peers and subordinates;
  • Be able to effect repairs of all types of machinery in the engine room, primarily the main Air conditioning compressors and associated equipment;
  • Understand the correct use of MSDS sheets;
  • Follow the Chief Engineers standing orders;
  • Be fully aware of the layout and systems for the entire yacht;
  • Completed and filed the company engine room Familiarization form;
  • Safely isolate machinery and electrical components so that work may be carried out on equipment;
  • Be able to adequately monitor the yachts AVO system and assist in repairs required by both the deck and Hotel department;
  • Understand the regulations and rules of SOLAS and MARPOL;
  • Perform an efficient and accurate handover at the end of his watch period;
  • Primarily run a safe and efficient engine room watch.


  • STCW 4th Part Basic Training;
  • STCW Crisis Management & Human Behavior;
  • Certificate of Competency suitable to the rank and yacht.