Carnival Maritime GmbH is part of Carnival Corporation and serves the brands of AIDA Cruises and Costa Crociere as their marine service unit. The company bundles marine operation competencies and best practices providing the highest safety, health, environmental and compliance standards for cruising.

Our focus is on enhancing and facilitating effective communication and efficient processes between ship and shore. With the aspiration of achieving net carbon-neutral ship operations by 2050, Carnival Maritime has established a new center of excellence with a specific mandate to support the company by defining and executing the decarbonization strategy and its associated multidimensional technological challenges. With its service and innovation, Carnival Maritime enables the vessels of AIDA Cruises and Costa Crociere to meet the current and future needs of the cruise industry.   
If you want to join our company based in Hamburg, and be part of our culture this is your opportunity, we are looking for a suitable candidate to fill the following position: 

Your responsibilities:

Plant Operations: Supporting the onboard teams in securing the safe, reliable, energy-efficient, and environmentally compliant operation of all ventilation and cooling systems and refrigerated equipment.

Inspections and reporting: Conducting regular inspections to establish a high-quality baseline of the HVAC-R systems’ condition. Including early detecting of any potential deficiencies and arranging and/or proposing the required corrective action. Conducting inspections in preparation of HVAC-R projects which are planned for the execution during dry-dock periods and/or in operation.

Project Supervision: Leading of HVAC-R projects as on-site manager during operation and dry dock.

Training and development: Detecting training opportunities for the onboard HVAC teams and providing proposals accordingly. Providing of immediate instructions and demonstrations as required, hands-on and theoretical training in technical systems as well as computer-based work/management tools.

Reporting: Regular reporting of statuses, findings and related proposals to the office (HVAC SI and Ship Manager), sharing the reports with the Chief Engineer and HVAC Engineer.

Your profile:

Education: Bachelor’s degree or similar with main subjects focusing on Refrigeration/Ventilation mechanic and automation.

Licenses and certificates: All the relevant safety certificates for onboard personnel, F-Gas certificate, unlimited

Experience: Several years of professional experience, in an officer position, with the operation of large and complex HVAC and cooling systems on cruise ships or large ferries. Previous land side experience with the design and/or construction and/or operation of large and complex HVAC and cooling systems will form an advantage.

Skills: Excellent understanding of the operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of the HVAC and cooling systems on every level including the electric and electronic parts and subsystems, with outstanding hands-on capabilities.
Knowledge and experience with computer-based management and procurement systems, the ability to understand easily non-familiar systems.  

Qualities: Team player, high degree of service and result orientation, as well as readiness to travel.
Ability to demonstrate and apply skills under pressure. Openness and willingness to share knowledge with colleagues and able to provide comprehensible and comprehensive instructions and training.

Communication: Fluency in written and spoken English is essential for effectively interacting with colleagues onboard and in the office.

We offer:

  • 30 days of holidays per year 
  • Flexible working hours & the possibility to work from home for up to three days per week, providing a healthy work-life balance and increased convenience
  • The flexibility of working remotely for up to 10 days a year across Europe
  • The opportunity to work with international experts from more than 40 nationalities in a dynamic and vibrant team, fostering a working environment that promotes Speaking Up, Respecting and Protecting, Improving, Communicating, Listening, Learning, and Empowerment. 
  • Cruises at exclusive discounted prices for all employees, and additionally their family & friends (as from 6 months seniority)
  • Exclusive employee benefits and access to corporate perks and offers
  • Employers’ contribution to ProfiTicket for local transport 
  • Diverse learning and development possibilities, enabling you to expand your knowledge and skills in our organization
  • Participation in the company pension scheme (starting in your third-year seniority) 
  • Free use of the pool bicycles for leisurely strolls during your lunch break or weekends
  • A modern headquarters located in the heart of the HafenCity, an innovative urban district that embraces its proximity to the Elbe River


We are offering great opportunities to work with international experts in a dynamic and vibrant team and encourage a working environment of Speaking Up, Respecting and Protecting, Improving, Communicating, Listening and Learning and Empowering.