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2nd Engineer


Carnival Cruise Line is the most popular cruise brand in North America and operates a fleet of ships designed to foster exceptionally safe, fun, and memorable vacation experiences at an outstanding value. Our company is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment. Our focus is on continuous improvement and collaboration. Our employees have a responsibility to be accountable for all actions. We consider the environment in all aspects of our business and have a responsibility to put safety and sustainability first. We live and share a positive attitude that is based on fostering an environment of inclusion, trust, a willingness to listen, openness, and integrity. Doing this helps us to achieve our ultimate goal, which is to include FUN in everything we do!

Set sail on a new career with Carnival Cruise Line, and help us bring the FUN to life aboard one of our fantastic vessels! We’re looking for dedicated individuals to join us as a 2nd Engineers!. 

Our Engine Team is a FUN bunch who get a kick out of pistons, pumps, and oil-water separators and enjoy getting their hands dirty!  Our Technical teams ensure the safe and smooth operation of the propulsion systems, engines, waste disposal systems, electrical and fire systems, air conditioning, and mechanical equipment onboard the ship.  Second Engineers play a vital part in the technical operations and report to Staff Chief Engineer and Chief Engineer. 

A Second  Engineer consistently monitors, controls, and troubleshoots all engine machinery equipment while being on watch. Thus, overseeing the safe operation of all Engine machinery in accordance with the Policy, Procedures, and Safe Working Practices, promoting a strong safety culture, and adhering to all environmental policies and procedures at all times. 

By Joining Carnival as a 2nd Engineer, you will be joining a FUN, a dedicated team passionate about what they do and taking the first step towards a rewarding career in our Technical Department. 

  • Compliance with Engine Room Resource Management standards of the Company
  • Compliance with Environmental/Health and Safety Policies and procedures, MARPOL and SOLAS Policies
  • Compliance with all relevant flag states and classes as well as other applicable regulations
  • Carry out the Engine watch with particular attention to:
  • Main Engines functions and operation
  • Auxiliary Engines functions and operation (where applicable)
  • Power generation function and operations
  • Operation of all M/E and A/E ancillary equipment (where applicable)
  • Conditions of bilges and bilges tanks, 
  • Piping integrity
  • Responsible for fulfilling and carrying out Environmental Compliance Plan 
  • Responsible for maintenance and carrying out repairs (but not limited to) at:
  • Conditions of bilges and bilges tanks
  • Chemical analysis and treatment of boiler water, cooling water, A/C pre-heating, and re-heating water 
  • Lifeboat, tender boats, rescue boats, and file rafts winches
  • Purification system
  • Lubrication system
  • Hydraulic system
  • Electric propulsion motors (where applicable)
  • Boiler and Steam Plant
  • HFO, MDO, LO purifiers maintenance, and consumption analysis calculations 
  • Bunkering and manning of HFO, MDO, LO operations 
  • HFO, Diesel, Oil and Sludge Transfer Pumps and related systems 
  • Stabilizers, Thrusters, and AZIPOD systems
  • Steering gear and related system
  • Pitch propeller controls and Propeller shafts (where applicable)
  • Piping integrity
  • Economizer and ancillary equipment
  • Sooth blowing / Infrasonic system
  • Provide continuous supervision to systems in temporary operation
  • Ensure safety measures are implemented and functional
  • Participate in drills and training
  • Responsible for all watch monitoring data (sounding, counter, mass flow, grey and black water transfer log, etc.) recorded and filed as per SMS
  • Ensure that all machinery assigned are in working order and in compliance with carrying out Environmental, Health, and Safety procedures ensure maintenance is carried out at due intervals in accordance with planned maintenance and service requirements, and all related logs and records are updated
  • Compile Monthly Condition Report and update equipment technical cards of machinery assigned to him and his watch subordinate
  • Report any abnormal condition of the machinery assigned
  • Keeping up good communication and transparency between TMs within the Engine department
  • Any additional assignment at the discretion of Staff Chief Engineer or Chief Engineer

Minimum Requirements

  • To apply for this role, you must hold an IMO Certificate, Regulation III/2, 2nd Engineer
  • 3+ years of experience working as a watchkeeper
  • Valid STCW certificates, as required for the position

Preferred Experience

  • Experience working within a cruise ship environment is a plus
  • 2nd Engineer experience or higher is a plus

New travel policy! We are excited to share that Carnival Cruise Line is now providing joining flight tickets for all new hires and rehires in all Hotel positions.

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Due to our pause in service for much of 2020, our hiring processes have also been impacted. Please feel free to register your interest, but please also expect a possible delay in hearing back from us.

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