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Project Naval Architect

Job ID: 106482
Location: USA Santa Clarita
Status: Full Time
JobLevel: Internship
Company: Princess Cruises
Contact: Rocky Polito

Job Description
We serve. We respect our team. We innovate. We are consistent. We are accountable. We do it right. Princess Cruises – We are currently searching for a highly motivated Project Naval Architect to provide quality support to the Technical Department for all naval architectural and structure related issues and incidents. Reporting directly to Vice President Technical Services this person conveys company core values in all interactions with contractors or vendors and fosters a teamwork environment.
In a city with enviable quality of life balance, our corporate offices are located in beautiful Southern California in downtown Santa Clarita. Santa Clarita is what CNN Money Magazine calls “one of the best places to live in California.” With award-winning schools, special events and a large arts and cultural scene, Santa Clarita is the third largest city in Los Angeles County and is ranked as one of the safest cities in not only California, but in the nation. We welcome your interest in joining Princess Cruises – one of the world’s premier cruise lines with 17 ships sailing to hundreds of worldwide destinations – and enjoying all the benefits and perks we have to offer.

• Supports vessel technical operation with respect to naval architecture, ship structure, ship design and cost effective improvements.
• Undertakes special technical investigations as directed by the VP Technical Services.
• Provides maintenance and training support for the Onboard Napa Stability system.
• Performs shipboard surveys and generates reports to management.
• Coordinates with operational departments to meet their future needs or requests.
• Analyzes, negotiates and awards project contracts where applicable.
• Oversees implementation and coordination of projects.
• Reviews structural, repair and modification drawings for compliance with classification, administration and internal regulations.
• Prepares ship drawings for submission to Classification Societies and Flag Administration.
• Coordinates with port and ship regarding container and stores loading/offloading where applicable.
• Oversees delegated Refman jobs.

• Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture or related field.
• Minimum five years’ experience in the marine industry with a focus on marine structure.
• Familiar with up to date statutory and regulatory requirements.
• Experience in managing large projects.
• Familiar with ship stability, fire regulations and structural calculations.
• Must have strong computer literacy.
• Ability to travel 35%.
• Knowledgeable in MS Office applications.

• Competent in the use of Onboard NAPA, Design NAPA and Autocad preferred.


Flexible Work Schedule! 9/80 alternative workweek schedule providing each employee with one (1) weekday off every two weeks.

Time off benefits - 8 paid holidays, paid vacation, bonus vacation time and paid sick time

Travel - Cruise and Travel Privileges for you and your family

Health - Complete benefit plans including medical, dental, vision and flexible spending accounts

Wellness - Health and wellness programs include onsite biometric screenings, onsite exercise classes, onsite nutrition and lifestyle classes and discounted gym memberships

Tuition Reimbursement - up to 75% with a maximum of $2000 per year

401(k) - Company match up to 6% of salary at 50% for the first 5 years and 100% thereafter

Employee Stock Purchase Plan - up to a 15% discount off of FMV of CCL stock

Training - In-house Princess University courses on professional development

Rewards & Incentives - Employee Recognition and Reward Programs; rideshare, financial commuter incentives and free parking; special employee discounts for child care, banking services and retail stores

Next Steps...
Apply today and set sail on an exciting new career course! Our goal is to be the number one cruise and cruise-tour provider. To make that happen, we need qualified, top-notch team members. If you re looking to get your talent noticed, apply today! Our application process is quick and easy:

Apply online at Enter the job title into the keyword search to access the job. If you are already on the Princess Cruises website be sure to create a profile and then apply directly to your specific job. Princess Cruises is an equal opportunity employer.
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