As Marine Electrician the applicant is also responsible forrepairs and maintenance, testing equipment regularly with voltmeters andohmmeters to make sure everything is functioning properly. In the event ofproblems with the electrical system, the marine electrician can run diagnosticsand perform repairs. It may also be necessary to replace aging equipment likeoutdated navigation systems. An important part of the job is paying attentionto maintenance schedules and keeping careful records of work that has beendone.
Responsibilities and Duties Marine Electrician
Duties of a marine electrician:
·Repair or replace wiring equipment or fixtures
· Examine electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures, using testingdevices like ohmmeters, voltmeters, or oscilloscopes
· Use power construction equipment, measuring devices, powertools, and testing equipment
· Diagnose faulty systems or parts, using equipment and hand toolsto find the reason for a breakdown
· Inspect electrical systems, equipment, or parts to spot hazardsor defects
· Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to see the placement ofwiring or equipment
· Work on the installation of ground leads and connect powercables to equipment
· Direct or train other employees to put in, maintain, or repairelectrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures.
· Perform routine and annual maintenance
Qualifications and Skills
High School diploma and six (6) and (4) years of marine electrician experience.
MUST HAVE OR BE ABLE TO OBTAIN A SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE
MUST HAVE A GOOD DRIVING RECORD
MUST BE WILLING TO TRAVEL
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