Marine Engineer (MEDII), Maintenance Engineer (AU)

Overall Summary

The Barramundi Group is Australia’s only ocean-cage Barramundi farm. We have been farming fish in the Kimberley region of Western Australia for over 17 years, and our Cone Bay Ocean Barramundi is on restaurant menus around Australia. Our business is entering a significant expansion phase with the recent authorisation to increase annual fin fish production to 15,000 tonnes and as such we have opportunities for a Marine Engineer (MEDII) and Maintenance Engineer to join the team at our Cone Bay operation.

About the Opportunity

Assistant Engineer (Full time – 2 week:2 week Roster)

The Assistant Engineer will proactively maintain all farms and feed equipment and farm infrastructure to a high standard to increase effectiveness and minimise breakdowns. Duties will also include other marine farm duties as required by Maintenance Manger and Manager Marine Farming.


The successful candidate for both positions must be able to demonstrate the following criteria:

  • Practical experiences in machinery maintenance.
  • MED II viewed favourable but we will consider applicants with mechanical / auto electrical experiences.
  • Master V, Coxswains II or equivalent.
  • CV crane ticket, tele handler and forklift ticket, viewed favourably.

The successful candidate for both positions must be able to demonstrate the following criteria:

  • Australian or NZ Citizen or have a permanent work visa.
  • Proven teamwork, communication and time managment skills.
  • Ability to meet the requirements of this role with regard to shift work and fitness for work in an alcohol & drug free work environment.
  • Experienced in sea cage aquaculture operations would be highly desirable.
  • Preference will be given to applicants residing in Broome or Derby.

This is a remote DIDO role, from Broome to Cone Bay with a lifestyle equal time roster.

Our mobilisation point is Broome, with transport from Broome to site provided by the company. It is the responsibility of the employee to get themselves to Broome. Accommodation and meals are provided while on shift.

As part of your application, please submit a cover letter outlining your skills and experience. Please specify which role you are applying for or if you wish to be considered for both roles. Your application should also include a detailed CV.

If you have any questions, please drop us an email at

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