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Superintendent, HVAC in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

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Job Description


This position is responsible for providing daily technical support and giving guidance to the Chief Refrigeration Engineer to operate, optimize the HVAC plant in the most efficient and energy saving way. Supervise and follow up bigger repairs, refurbishing, replacement, additional installations, modifications, upgrading, modernization and retro fitting of HVAC installations fleet wide. 

ESSENTIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Support the Chief Refrigeration Engineer in all operational issues, repairs, maintenance and dry docking planning.
  • Plan and supervise overhauls of HVAC machinery such as air condition compressors, provision compressors, heat exchangers, air handlers, duct cleaning and repairs.
  • Make recommendations for HVAC budget planning.
  • Ensure proper training of promotion candidate for Chief Refrigeration position. 
  • Follow up with audit and the use of MBQ onboard.
  • Ensure that ships are operated in accordance with applicable regulations and company policies with special attention given to safety, security and protection of the environment.
  • Be informed and up-to-date about technical research and projects that are applicable, see information and evaluate new technology for use onboard cruise ships and run test programs on such equipment together with ships personnel as directed by the Manager.
  • Maintain daily communication with Manager, HVAC services in regards to technical     guidance, always taking prompt positive action on all feedback information.
  • Observe and evaluate ships HVAC personnel work procedures to ensure quality standards and service are meet. Participate in succession planning, training, evaluation and development for HVAC personnel shipboard.

Job Requirements


  • Specific Knowledge: Education and/or experience Bachelors degree from an accredited school in Marine Engineering preferred.
  • The person should have a minimum of 2 to 5 years experience in Marine HVAC Engineering and operation of passenger ships most recently in a management position.
  • Proven leadership ability to direct a technical operation and fluency in both spoken and written English.
  • General Knowledge: Working knowledge of Windows NT, Microsoft Word and Excel. Internet and e-mail literate with ability to send and receive and attached files as required. Have excellent interpersonal skills to communicate in a multicultural environment with all levels of employees and management.
  • Must be proactive, organized and have the ability to take initiative.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. The incumbent may be required to travel more than 100 days per year.

 It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. RCL and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.

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