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28 February 2022

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Wightlink is one of the UK’s largest domestic ferry operators, providing a link  between the Isle of Wight and the Hampshire mainland. 

Based at our Lymington Terminal in the New Forest the successful applicants will have  knowledge of MCA requirements. 

We welcome applications from candidates who ideally hold current a Chief Engineer  Officer III/2 Motor or Chief Engineer III/2 Yacht (Y1) Certificate of Competency (with  EOOW unlimited)  

The Chief Engineer Officer leads the technical standards on board and ensures the  effective implementation of the associated areas of the Safety Management System. 

As a technical professional the role requires an MCA Certificate of Competency  (higher certification will be viewed more favourably) and the use of best practice for: 

  • Safety and Protection of the Environment 
  • Flag and classification standards  
  • Planned maintenance and refits 
  • Defect repair 

In addition, expertise will be required to ensure repairs are carried out in a timely  manner and to a high standard, while strong administrative and practical support to  the survey Chief Engineer in planning refits will also be required. 

Effective liaison with the superintendents ensuring, full, clear and concise  communications is essential. An ability to lead, motivate and develop junior officers  and ratings is required, as well as to develop strong working relationships with the  deck officers and ratings.  

In return we offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at sea but still go  home at night!  

Wightlink employees enjoy a comprehensive range of travel and retail benefits. How to apply: 

If you are interested in this vacancy, please send your CV  

to detailing your qualifications, skills and  experience. Please include all your contact details, including your address, landline  and mobile telephone numbers.

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Wightlink is one of the UK’s largest domestic ferry operators, providing a link between the Isle of Wight and the Hampshire mainland.

Apply now

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