Princess Cruises Technical Project Engineer in SEATTLE, Washington

Technical Project Engineer

Santa Clarita, CA

The Holland America Group is currently searching for a highly motivated Technical Project Engineer who will be responsible for driving efficient operations analysis, supporting project development, and developing continuous improvement initiatives in the context of improving the company’s environmental profile within the HA Group Fleet Corporate Technical Projects group.

We welcome your interest in joining the Holland America Group - a division of Carnival Corp. The Holland America Group includes Holland America Line and Seabourn (both headquartered in Seattle, Washington), Princess Cruise Lines (headquartered in Santa Clarita, California), and P&O Australia (headquartered in Sydney). The Holland America Group operates a combined total of 41 cruise ships with over 36,000 employees worldwide. This position will be located in our Santa Clarita, CA offices.


  • Analyze and interpret available data, develop visualizations, and achieve an understanding or achieve actionable results

  • Develop plan to identify appropriate analytics aligned with efficiency requirements

  • Collaborate with shipboard and shore side management, employees, shipyards and sub-contractors to provide feedback on results of analysis

  • Support the planning phase by identifying resource allocation and onboard support requirements

  • Support the project execution phase by submitting prerequisite documentation and making the necessary arrangements for project performance data collection

  • Support financial planning & forecasting with the project group’s stakeholders as part of the project development process

  • Complete budgeting, return on investment, and post-investment appraisal calculations to support the project implementation path

  • Support ongoing development of process improvements within the administrative side of the group’s project management capabilities

  • Collaborate with internal and external, cross-functional teams to achieve positive results


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in engineering or similar with a strong interest in marine technology, energy efficiency, and driving positive environmental change

  • Demonstrated experience using data to drive change in a business and developing innovative processes to improve the business

  • Demonstrated experience collaborating within cross-functional teams to achieve results

  • Self-starter with a strong interest in developing improvements to existing processes

  • Excellent data analytics capability and interest in utilizing new tools and processes to improve that capability

  • Strong commercial understanding of complex project cost analysis

  • Must be highly proficient in the use of office applications and project planning tools

  • Good working knowledge of marine equipment and systems; current and impending regulations and legislation

  • Must be capable of multitasking and working under pressure to maintain agreed deadline

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills to interact with shipboard and shore side management, employees, shipyards and sub-contractors

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills for presenting and resolving complex technical and interpersonal challenges

  • Up to 20% domestic and international travel


  • 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 exercise classes, onsite nutrition and lifestyle classes and discounted gym memberships

  • Education Assistance - up to 80% with a maximum of $3000 per calendar 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 Discover U 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:

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Princess Cruises is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status.