The Y4 Engineer of a yacht (<200gt <1500kw) is in charge of the engineering in the engine room. He/she is responsible for yacht engineering.
He/she will be responsible for ensuring proper operation of the yacht’s engines. The engineer will be in charge of organising and planning the overhauls and repairs of the yacht engines. The chief engineer should have an excellent knowledge of the network of service providers in the yachting and tools.
Job responsibilities of the Y4 Engineer on a yacht
Safety of operations in the engine room
Maintain and organize all yacht engineering operations
Inventory engineering facilities and materials
Keep the maintenance plan up-to-date
Skills required for the Chief Engineer Y4 on a yacht
Technical experience / yacht repair
In-depth knowledge of all onboard systems of the yacht, engines, generators, hydraulic machines, electricity, refrigeration, air conditioning, computers, hydraulics, sanitation