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Donna Portland

Land Based New Build Av-It Officer For 140-M M/Y (Abam) 
Ref No: ABAM
Position Location: Germany
Min Quals: • ETO CoC III/6 or III/7 • STCW95 Basic Training • Security awareness or designated security duties certificate

Hiring Lead: Donna Portland
Status: Closed
Opened on: 16 November 2017


Incredible opportunity for large New Build Motoryacht in Europe!

  • Are you a European citizen and/or having working rights in Europe?

  • Land Based contract until end of 2018!

  • ETO CoC (new regulation III/6 or III/7 preferred)

We are looking for an experienced AV-IT Officer to join a great one of the most exciting new builds this year. Based in the shipyard in Germany, shared furnished apartment will be provided until the end of 2018.

You will have previous experience in a similar position onboard 100-m+ yachts, passenger/cruise ships or high speed ferries and new build experience will be favourable.

Qualifications & Desired Attributes:

  • ETO CoC III/6 or III/7

  • STCW95 Basic Training

  • Security awareness or designated security duties certificate

  • Seafarers Medical

  • Non-smoker

  • No Visible tattoos


The successful Candidate will have:


  • Previous experience in similar position on 100m+ yachts, passenger ships, cruise or ferry.

  • Yard and new build experience preferable

  • Able to lead AV-IT projects, writing detailed specs, reviewing quotes, monitoring budget, following-up work execution and final commissioning in an organized, documented and trackable way

  • Working according to the highest safety and security standards (risk assessments, permits to work, work procedures, lockout-tagout, …)

  • Good communication skills in order to report about technical aspects and maintain excellent relationship with working partners (colleagues, yards, contractors, suppliers, superintendents…)

  • Confident, experienced and advance knowledge of AV-IT Equipment

  • Proactive to problems and good at finding solutions under pressure and be able to work independently on AV-IT Systems.

  • Able to find solutions on systems upgrades and troubleshooting


Proficiency in following (operating, maintaining, troubleshooting, upgrading of the system)

  • Communication: VSAT/TVRO/ GSM/, Fleet Broadband, Iridium, Inmarsat, GMDSS, UHF

  • Enterprise IT systems: Networks, Virtual machines, Clients, Phone systems and Wi-Fi

  • Configuring and maintain Cisco network switches, routers, and VPN with Firewall

  • AV control systems: Control processors, Interfaces (KNX, DMX,) and user’s iPad Devices

  • AV sources and distribution system: IPTV Management, DVB-S, Crestron NVX, AVOD, Satellite TV

  • Ships security systems (CCTV, DACS, UPS)

  • Ships sound system, TVs, TV lifts, cinema + projectors

Salary:  €6.500/month, 30 days leave and 1 return flight per year. Based on a 5-day working week.


Start date: February 2018


Position Requirements.

Criteria Requirements
Work Type Full time
Market sector Yacht Power
Position Electrical Engineer
Recruiting Area Northern Europe, Baltic Sea, Germany, United Kingdom, Holland, Western Mediterranean, Gibraltar, Spain, Barcelona, Palma, South of France, Antibes, Italy, Genoa, Eastern Mediterranean, Croatia, Greece, Turkey, Middle East, Canary Isles, Azores, South Africa, East Coast USA, Maine, New Port, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Northern Caribbean, St Marten, Antigua, Southern Caribbean, West Coast USA, San Diego, San Francisco, East Coast Canada, West Coast Canada, Alaska, Central America, South America, Eastern Pacific, Western Pacific, Hong Kong, SE Asia, Philippines, Pattaya, Phuket, Singapore, Bali, Langkawi, Penang, Indian Ocean, Red Sea, South Pacific, Tahiti, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand
Min Exp 3 years
Position Status Single
Min Deck Quals ENG 1, STCW Basic Safety Training (All)
Min Eng Quals ETO III/6
CV Recent CV

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