Norfolk, VA 23502
Perform maintenance and repair of electrical and electro-mechanical systems of ferries, dredges, and all marine vessels
Able to read, interpret, and understand simple schematics and blueprints
Repair/Replace cables and connectors
Installation, maintenance and repair of AC and DC generators, switchboards, distribution panels, lighting and alarm circuits
Troubleshoot, repair, and install electrical and electronic equipment and cables
Disconnecting and reconnecting motors and electrical equipment
Adjust/align or replace components of motors, generators, and alternators such as bearings, centrifugal switches, brushes, diodes, etc.
Install shipboard power and lighting circuits using schematics, blueprints, or other drawings for routing and connection
Install and connect facility lighting and equipment circuits using conduit, hangers, and building wire
Install motor controllers, switch boxes, circuit breakers, panels, feeder cables, wireways, supports, and wires for power and lighting systems
Performs maintenance and repair of generators, switchboards, controllers, circuit breakers, electrical motors, distribution panels, alarm and lighting circuits
Removal and installation of cables found overhead (ceiling), along a bulkhead (wall) or underneath deck (floor) cable runs may range from a few feet to more than a thousand feet.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or equivalent
Ability to obtain DBIDS is a Plus
Minimum of 5-7 years of shipboard electrical experience required
Knowledge of and ability to use hand tools and instruments associated with electricians
Must be able to comprehend and follow simple instructions
Proficient at reading and interpreting electrical schematics and blueprints.
Proficient at planning, laying-out and installing equipment and cabling.
using VOMs, Meggers, Amp and Phase rotation meters, etc. For troubleshooting, testing, and circuit analysis.
Be proficient at troubleshooting and diagnosing electrical problems to component level.