Chief Engineer Job Description
The Chief Engineer is fully accountable for the entirety of the engine room and safety onboard. The position requires leadership and strong management skills in addition to technical expertise. As the size of the yacht increases, so does the number of engineers on board, complexity of systems and scope of engineering projects that require detailed time and fiscal oversight.
They are responsible for the Implementation of the Safety Management System procedures and requirements onboard and compliance with all relevant regulations, annual flag surveys, annual class surveys and port state controls.