650 Chautauqua Avenue
Portsmouth, VA 23707
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Perform basic electrical layout and troubleshooting skills
• Implement shipboard cable runs, cable penetrations, and distribution panels
• Complete elementary electrical disconnects
• Possess working knowledge of basic electrical test equipment
• Ability to understand marine installation and wiring procedures
• Proficient with the use of trade related hand tools as well as power tools
• Must be familiar with shipboard cable runs, cable penetrations, distribution panels, and accomplishing elementary electrical disconnects
• Must be able to comprehend instructions to completion
• Must be able to effectively communicate ongoing job status as well as any support needed
• Must have the ability to travel for extended periods
• Must have the ability to pass any required background checks for base access
• Must have the ability to obtain a passport
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Must be able to demonstrate experience with shipboard safety and shipboard electrical safety, including the safety lockout/tag out system and use of safety equipment PPE i.e. electrical safety gloves, multimeters, fall protection.
• Must have knowledge of basic electrical theory; AC & DC Voltage, Ohms, Amperes
• Experience in ship repair, retrofit and new installation and have a basic knowledge of electrical and ship board terms with a familiarity of standard shipboard and marine practices
Fairlead Integrated LLC. and its subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Employ Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers (Minority / Female / Disability / Veterans).
Category: Marine Electrician
NOTE: The following description is a GENERAL Overview of this career and not a description of a particular job posting.
Marine Electricians are typically responsible for assembling, installing, testing, and maintaining electrical wiring and equipment, as well as inspecting electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, or necessary repairs. Marine Electricians may also prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring or equipment while ensuring compliance with safety codes
Typically a High school diploma or GED is required, along with technical or post-secondary electrician's degree and license.
Typically, employers require:
- Minimum of five years verifiable work experience in the ship repair industry
- Basic trade specific knowledge, such as n understanding of power tools and their usage
- Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in the testing and repair of electrical components
- Reliability and dependability
- Ability to obtain a security clearance