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Fishing Vessel 1st Marine Engineer

Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing

NZ
Currently, this employer is looking to add to their team of 1,200 employees and have an opportunity for experienced Marine Engineers for FV Ocean Dawn and FV Rehua.

About

This employer is one of the largest seafood companies in the Southern Hemisphere.  And with more than 60 years of fishing experience, farming, processing, and marketing operations, their business consistently delivers quality seafood to their customers around the world.

  • Nelson based
  • Trip on and trip off
  • Career pathway for progression, including qualifications


 
Passionate about the sea, fishing, and developing your career in the industry, including gaining qualifications while you work …then this opportunity is not to be missed!
 
Marine Engineers you will have a MEC 6/5/or 4/3 qualification along with proven experience in managing the mechanical and electrical performance of the vessel’s propulsion, fishing, processing and ancillary systems in a safe and efficient manner, self-motivated to work independently with excellent problem solving skills and a commitment to preventative maintenance systems


 
Trip lengths on the vessel is between 35-45 days and crew operate on a trip on, trip off rotation, the hours of work are generally done in shifts of 12 hours, PPE is supplied, and all meals provided by their experienced cook.
 
If this sounds like the right job for you, you have proven engineering experience on deep sea fishing vessels and would enjoy working in a small close-knit team, then impress us with your positive can-do attitude, teamwork, safety focus, and the ability to follow instructions and rules. While out on the water, resilience is a life skill that is critical, as is respect for each other and the environment. Being committed to your team and tasks is imperative for the whole crew to be successful.
 
Being at sea is a way of life, unique and exhilarating! This is a lifetime opportunity with a company committed to its people and their training and development to help you fulfil your potential; offering stability and a great work-life balance.

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Job listing published:
January 4, 2024

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