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Marine Technical System Project Manager
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Company: Carnival Cruise Line
Area of Interest: Marine Operations
Location: Miami
State: Florida
Job Title: Marine Technical System Project Manager

Job Description:

Candidate Profile

You have a bachelor’s degree in engineering, naval architecture, or similarly technically focused marine education.  You are an accomplished and driven project manager / project engineer with experience managing technically complex multi-disciplinary designs; ideally, you have formal project management certification in addition to your technical training. 

You have 1-5 years’ experience in technical Project management, preferably in the maritime, cruise, naval or shipbuilding industries.  You are driven, have a positive attitude and are naturally curious with a strong desire to learn.

If you’d like to join the largest cruise line in the world and manage technically complex multi-million dollar projects this might be the right opportunity for you. 

We are currently seeking a Marine Technical System Project Manager. This role is in charge of the daily project management for the Strategic Project installations. Position scope will involve the simultaneous planning and execution of projects on multiple ships with multiple vendors and elements of CCL's organization, day to day project management of the Strategic Projects.

Essential Functions:

  • Progressing, managing and directing the design and production efforts associated with the permanent installation of technical strategic projects fleet‐wide
  • Vessel inspection with Fleet Directors, Ship managers, and Chief Engineers to confirm viability and suitability of equipment locations and installation (production) strategy
  • Manage and direct various Design Agents, System Suppliers, and Shipboard Engineers to implement a comprehensive design and work package, once designed and approved
  • Collect, analyze and distribute cost and schedule variance metrics for further reporting as well as manage budget allowance and applicable vendor invoicing
  • Assist the Project Director in coordinating cabin bookings, ship visits and boarding requests and vendor travel
  • Planning and Coordination of vessel installation (production) sequence
  • Coordinating external Owner Responsible contractors and supplies to support the project in its production phase (specialist technicians, owner supply equipment, Class surveyors, etc.)
  • Planning and coordinating team schedules and movements for the Installation Managers and associated support personnel
  • Tracking and reporting of project schedule and cost performance



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Discipline preferred
  • Project Management or any engineering training is a plus
  • 1 to 5 years’ experience in Project Management
  • Multitasking skills are required
  • Project Management experience with technical projects and installations
  • Superior knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Adobe Reader XI, and MS Project
  • Must possess a positive attitude and a strong desire to learn
  • Ship design management experience preferable, such as Project Engineer of a complex, multi‐disciplinary design effort
  • Shipboard operational engineering experience (i.e. 1st engineer and above) desirable, but not necessary
  • Experience with ship design, construction and ship technical systems


Benefits as a member of Carnival's Team:

  • A comprehensive healthcare program, dental coverage and flexible spending accounts.
  • Company-paid term life insurance and long term disability coverage, employee-paid optional life insurance and other voluntary insurance programs.
  • A 401(k) plan that includes up to a 3% company match after one year of service and a discretionary-profit sharing contribution in your second year of eligible employment.
  • Tuition Reimbursement that provides up to 75% reimbursement for company related professional career development.
  • Employee Stock Purchase plan that provides up to a 15% discount off the Fair Market Value of Carnival Corporation Common Stock Paid vacation and sick time.
  • Paid vacation and sick time.
  • Two complimentary "Fun Ship" cruises a year (based on available space and seniority) as well as discounted rates to friends and family in addition to other discounts to local and neighborhood vendors.
  • An on-site fully accredited preschool educational program that provides developmentally appropriate educational programming for families of children ages 6 weeks through 5 years of age and up to 12 years of age during school holidays and summer vacation in addition to drop-in care for those unexpected childcare conflicts.
  • An on-site Health and Wellness Center that provides a full range of activities including weight training machines, free weights, cardiovascular equipment, an aerobic center, massage therapy, certified personal trainers and a wide variety of other programs.
About Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Cruise Line is the most popular cruise brand in North America and operates 25 ships designed to foster exceptionally fun and memorable vacation experiences at an outstanding value. Carnival Cruise Line is the leading provider of year-round Caribbean cruises and also operates seasonal cruises in Europe, Alaska, New England, Canada, Bermuda, Hawaii, Mexican Riviera and the Panama Canal. The brand caters to a wide consumer demographic, appealing to families, couples, singles and seniors alike. One common denominator among Carnival's guests is the desire for a truly fun, memorable and enjoyable vacation experience.

Carnival Corporation & plc and Carnival Cruise Line is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. In this regard, it does not discriminate against any qualified individual on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, mental, physical or sensory disability, or any other classification protected by local, state, federal, and/or international law.

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