As a market leader in the cruise industry, we operate spectacular ships all over the world. As deputy to the Chief Engineer, you will be responsible for the day to day running of the technical department and leading the engineering team, including the watchkeeping teams. It will be your job to make sure that all engine room plant and machinery is thoroughly tested and maintained so that they’re always performing well, and that all maintenance work complies with relevant regulations. As Staff Chief Engineer, you’ll also oversee the testing of SOLAS equipment, keep maintenance records, liaise with shore teams, develop the ship’s asset management plan, and attend corporate social events. Meanwhile, you’ll visit different places, explore new worlds and gain experiences that stay with you for a lifetime.
As well as practical skills we will help you to develop your leadership skills, supervising junior officers, cadets and technicians. If you love problem solving and are a natural communicator with the determination to develop your career with a world-leading cruise company, join us on our journey.
To apply for Staff Chief Engineer Officer you will need:
- Chief Engineer Unlimited Certificate of Competency (CoC)
- STCW High Voltage Management training certificate.
Experience on board a cruise ship would be desirable, but not essential. We believe in hiring people with the right attitudes and strengths over their competencies. In addition to a strong technical background and leadership skills, you will love problems solving, fixing things and being hands on. You will be self-motivated and dependable, and always keen to take on more work and help others. You will be a natural communicator, often asking questions and sharing knowledge, and able to easily adapt your style to suit the situation. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!
‘Better together’ is one of Carnival UK’s core values. This means we are working hard to build a flexible and inclusive culture. As part of our culture difference is valued and our people can be themselves. We welcome applications from everyone because inclusivity is at the heart of everything we do. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership and pregnancy & maternity. Carnival UK is the operating company for P&O Cruises and Cunard. We provide unforgettable holiday happiness and operate a winning culture to achieve standout success.
Our Cunard ships have been defining sophisticated ocean travel for over 175 years. Our ships are known as The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World. We continue our legacy with Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth. Our flagship, Queen Mary 2, provides the only regularly scheduled transatlantic service between Southampton and New York. In 2022 our 4th Queen will join our Cunard fleet.
P&O Cruises have seven ships, including our flagship Britannia which joined our fleet in March 2015. Our two new ships, the largest in the UK market, will join the fleet in 2020 and 2022. We offer experiences tailored towards British tastes by combining genuine service, a sense of occasion and attention to detail. We ensure all passengers have the holiday of a lifetime, every time.
It takes great passion and real dedication to maintain our position at the top. That’s why people are at the heart of our journey delivering the highest standards to our valued customers. With support to help you reach your potential, attractive company benefits and incredible employee offers on discounted cruises we want your career with us to be successful and fun. Join us on our journey, apply now.