Second Engineer - Deep Sea Fishing Vessel

Listed 8 days Ago

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Talley’s is proudly New Zealand owned and operated. We run eight deep sea fishing vessels with primarily Kiwi crews bringing the best New Zealand seafood to the world. Right now, we’re looking for qualified and experienced Second Engineers to keep our fishing vessels operating.

We offer competitive remuneration that includes full pay while you’re not working, and the opportunity to further your career while fishing around New Zealand, Antarctica and the Western Pacific. 

About the role

The successful applicant must hold a minimum of a MEC5 (or equivalent) Ticket and at least 1 years’ experience on similar vessels.

In this role you will take direction from the Chief Engineer and be responsible for carrying out watch keeping duties, maintenance of the ship's machinery, equipment and structure. 

You would be at sea for 4-6 weeks at a time which means you will be working every day during the trip. You will be scheduled to one trip on, one trip off – and while you’re at home on your trip off, you’ll still be fully paid. 

Conditions can be challenging so being fit and healthy is a must. While onboard you will have a comfortable cabin, with an ènsuite, and most of our fleet have an onboard gym, WIFI and plenty of space to relax in your in your downtime.

To apply, please visit and use CENG as the reference for the position you’re applying for. 

Skills/Experience Needed

· Commitment to preventative maintenance systems

· MEC 5 (or equivalent) Ticket

· A high standard and awareness to health and safety

· Great attention to detail and a high level of enthusiasm

· Ability to communicate well and build good relationships

· Having proven experience working on fishing vessels is essential

· Problem solving skills

· Supervisory and training experience

To apply, please visit and use 2ENG as the reference for the position you’re applying for.

Talley’s is committed to Health & Safety in all our workplaces and all our vessels are drug free. We carry out pre-employee and routine random drug testing for all our employees.