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Chief Engineer - Waverley Excursions

  • Post Date:25th November 2020
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Permanent Job Opportunity Aboard Paddle Steamer Waverley

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate who would preferably hold a Class 1 Steam Certificate of Competency.

Waverley has just completed a major £2.3m refit replacing her steam and electric generation plants to ensure the longevity of the vessel. Waverley is driven by an inclined triple expansion steam engine (2,100 hp) and operates for approximately 5 months of the year offering day excursions in several areas of the UK carrying over 100,000 passengers annually. The vessel is based in Glasgow for the off season and winter maintenance period.

The Chief Engineer will lead a dedicated team under the guidance of the Director of Marine and Technical Operations to operate this unique vessel and ensure compliance with statutory regulations in addition to managing ongoing improvements and upkeep.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to motivate the engineering department and build excellent working relationships across the whole Waverley team. An ability to manage varying demands and seek solutions is vital to this role.

To apply for this post please email a CV and covering letter to Please include details on current position and salary.

Closing date for applications is Monday 4th January 2021. | 0141 243 2224 | 36 Lancefield Quay, Glasgow, G3 8HA

Waverley – The last seagoing paddle steamer in the World