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Marine Electrician

Company Information

Central Radio Company
P.O. Box 6348
Norfolk, VA 23508
Phone: 757-489-7251

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1083 W. 39th Street
Norfolk, VA 23508
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CRCI is looking for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd class electricians. Must possess the following skills: Must already have in possession an OSHA 10 card for "Maritime". OSHA 10 for construction can not be used in the shipyard Shipboard installations and repairs Fiber optic training Working knowledge of blue prints and other naval drawings Proficiency hookup and connectorization Proficiency packing MCT's High school diploma or equivalent Navy EM, ET, FT, EW, or ABC school a plus Repair or replace wiring equipment or fixtures, using hand tools or power tools Examine electrical system of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures, using testing devices, like ohmmeters, voltmeters, or oscilloscopes, to confirm compatibility and safety of system Use different types of tools or equipment, like power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment, like oscilloscopes, ammeters, or check lamps Work from ladders, scaffolds, or roofs to put in, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures Diagnose faulty systems, apparatus, or parts, using equipment and hand tools to find the reason for a breakdown and correct the problem Inspect electrical systems, equipment, or parts to spot hazards, defects, or the necessity for adjustment or repair, and to confirm compliance with codes Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to see the placement of wiring or equipment, and to confirm correspondence to assembling and safety codes Place passage pipes, or tubing, within selected partitions, walls, or alternative hidden areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the passage to finish circuits between boxes Perform physically difficult tasks, like excavation trenches to put passage or moving or lifting serious metal objects Work on the installation of ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, like motors Construct and fabricate elements, using hand tools and specifications Direct or train other employees to put in, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures Provide preliminary sketches or value estimates for materials or services Provide help in times of emergencies by operating floodlights or generators, inserting flares, or driving required vehicles Work on installation, maintenance, repair and replacement of marine electrical (AC/DC) and electronic systems for powerboats and sailboats Troubleshoot issues for purchasers, give recommendations for drawback resolution; give estimates to client for repair, replacement, and installation per drawback designation and repair/replacement recommendation Do customer follow-ups Communicate with manufacturers if possible on technical equipments Perform routine and annual maintenance *Central Radio offers Medical, Dental, Life, and Vision Insurance after 60 days of employment *Paid Vacation and Sick Leave after 1 year *Weekly paycheck * Job Type: Full-time ****MUST HAVE AT LEAST 5 YEARS ELECTRICAL EXPERIENCE ABOARD U.S OR USNS SHIPS***** Job Type: Full-time

Category: Marine Electrician


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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
Education
Typically a High school diploma or GED is required, along with technical or post-secondary electrician's degree and license.
Qualifications
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