Marine Engineer

Get visa sponsorship in Queenstown, Otago as Marine Engineer. Please note that you will have to make your own enquiries with the employer directly.

ABC aims to become a premier conservation company with a focus on sustainable tourism, driven by the tourism industry. They prioritise guest satisfaction and offering unforgettable experiences in Aotearoa, promoting respect for people, environments, and empowerment for all.

Job title
Marine Engineer
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Queenstown, Otago
Full time


NZD 50 per hour, FIFO

Enabled by tourism, their vision is to be a leading conservation business. They are committed to the future of sustainable tourism whilst honouring the past. Their guest centric attitude is fuelled by their promise to deliver Aotearoa's most unforgettable experiences.

ABC encourage people to be themselves, respect the environments they operate in and respect each other. They are committed to empowering people, so they can have a voice, be heard and be present. They are a diverse group of people, and their passion is to share incredible environments and experiences with guests.

ABC is an accredited employer. However only candidates that require a visa variation may be considered.

The Opportunity:
As a ABC Steamship Engineer, you will ensure that the ABC is always operating efficiently, making sure that all maintenance duties are carried out as required. You will provide a high level of customer service, ensuring customer and staff safety is always maintained.

What's in it for you?

Support from the employer to obtain your steam ticket/endorsement
FIFO (fly in, fly out) for the right candidate
Live and work in some of New Zealand's most iconic and beautiful destinations
Amazing staff benefits - take a friend for free with you to explore some of ABC's most memorable experiences - Milford and Doubtful Sound, jet boating, rafting, Te Anau Glow worm Caves and the International Antarctic Centre
Access to some great discounts at Cardrona x Treble Cone
An awesome opportunity to explore our back yard without spending a fortune!
Be a valuable member of a great team in a progressive business


Safe and efficient operation of the plant and machinery on board the ABC
Contribute to the ongoing sustainability and optimisation of the ABC
The development and maintenance of Engineering Standing Orders, instructions, and procedures as they relate to the operation of the ABC and management of the Engineering Department
Assistance in the preparation and training of new stokers and engineers, ensuring company training programmes and systems have been implemented and staff improvements are monitored
Ensure staff carry out their duties efficiently and safely, assisting where required
Implementation of the vessel Safety Manual and Company Maritime Transport Operator Plan (MTOP)

Skills, experience, & qualifications:

Relevant Marine engineering qualification (Mec 3 or Mec 5)
Steam endorsement highly regarded but not essential
Marine engineering experience
Heavy machinery/equipment experience
Excellent people and communication skills
Prepared to work rostered shift over seven days with extra hours and duties when required
Leadership & customer service skills
Class 2 and HT Licence (preferred but not essential)

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