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Marine Diesel Engineer / Mechanic

Publication date:​ 2021-09-29


As ptw Shipyard is working on luxury superyachts, suitable applicants for this position will have experience working on high-end mechanics.

Reporting directly to the Head of Engineering & Mechanics.

We are currently searching for fellow skilled, dedicated and like-minded individuals to join our Engineering & Mechanics Department, to perform repair and maintenance works on the engine room equipment and all the auxiliary systems of yachts, meeting or beating budget and schedule.


The selected person must have at least 5 years of proven experience performing similar tasks.


  • Wide knowledge of the marine industry, preferably in the superyacht arena.
  • Budget, plan, supervise and launch the work of the department.
  • Execution of work on engines and generators on board the customer's vessel. Types of work to be carried out: inspections, maintenance, repairs, fault diagnosis and repairs.
  • Installations, maintenance, fault diagnosis and repair of various types of mechanical equipment on yachts and superyachts (shafts, rudders, stabilizers, water pumps, valves, injectors, injection pumps, propellers).
  • Conducting plumbing and intake repairs.
  • Repairing faulty hydraulic and steering systems.
  • Ensure the use of the correct tools and materials.
  • Defining work processes and supervising their correct execution. Writing and control of reports.
  • Follow the safety rules, regulations and procedures described by the company, in marinas and on-board vessels.
  • Keep a clean work area that ensures safe work practices and supports a professional work environment with high quality standards.
  • Fulfill with the project schedule. Be inured to work under pressure conditions with work deadlines and excellence in the result.
  • Report to the operations manager the status of the work and timely recommendations to improve the quality and efficiency of the department.
  • Report to project managers on the planning and execution status of work.
  • Ensuring the maintenance and improvement of the facilities.
  • Performing other tasks as directed by the operations manager.
  • Willingness to travel from time to time.
  • Transfer knowledge and train team members.


  • Strong focus on results, quality, safety, and efficiency.
  • Ability to work with the team and independently, including supervision and dealing with outside subcontractors.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to follow up and report on an activity.
  • Flexible to change jobs and varying job assignments, often daily.
  • Training and constant learning is required to support the business.


Used to work with ERP business management software.

Office package (Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, Outlook and Power Point) and Autocad.


Spanish. English is a plus but not essential.


Vocational training in Mechanics.


Tarragona - Spain.


Permanent contract.

Full time.

Competitive salary package and 30 days paid vacation days.


Immediate incorporation.

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Yacht Paint

Coatings Specialists: Obtaining the finest results available in the yacht paint industry, here at our shipyard we offer a fully dedicated Yacht Paint in-house department. Our team with over twenty years of experience in the super yacht arena will provide the highest standards reaching your expectations. Superior contractual standards and a constant application and surface controls will certify and warrant each job.

  • Finishing and Refinishing.
  • Superyacht painting.
  • Total or partial refits.
  • Priming, fairing & top coating.
  • Restoration refinishing.
  • Touch up & repair work.
  • Professional scaffolding sheds.
  • Contractual and warranty jobs.

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