Job Location: Glacier Fish Vessels - Seattle, WA...
Education Level: 2 Year Degree
Salary Range: Undisclosed
Travel Percentage: Road Warrior
Job Category: Installation - Maint - Repair
The Electrician is responsible for all electrical systems onboard including but not limited to; power generation systems, power distribution systems, engine room systems, fish processing systems, hotel systems, bridge systems and deck systems.
REPORTS TO: Chief Engineer and Port Engineer
WORK HOURS: Regularly scheduled for 12 hour shifts, may be required to work additional hours due to occasional urgent vessel needs. Shipyard duties to be fulfilled as required or assigned.
LICENSE: U.S. Coast Guard License is not required but is considered a plus.
JOB DESCRIPTION: The position is responsible for all electrical systems onboard including but not limited to; power generation systems, power distribution systems, engine room systems, fish processing systems, hotel systems, bridge systems and deck systems.
• Troubleshoots electrical issues with equipment, gives recommendation for resolution
• Repairs or replaces wiring equipment or fixtures, using hand and power tools.
• Examines 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.
• Demonstrates competency working with and troubleshooting PLC systems
• Works directly with Chief Engineer to ensure that all electrical systems are operational and safe for all personnel.
• Inspects electrical systems, equipment or parts to spot hazards, defects or the necessity for adjustment or repair and to confirm compliance with applicable codes.
• Diagnoses faulty systems, apparatus or parts using equipment and hand tools to find the reason for a breakdown and correct the problem.
• Places conduit within selected partitions, walls or alternative areas and pull insulated wires or cables through to finish circuits between boxes.
• Demonstrates competence in managing Lock Out/Tags Plus and energy isolation procedures
• Works with the Chief Engineer in order to keep the electrical systems in compliance with all regulatory and classification regulations. This includes U.S.C.G., DNV, FCC, OSHA.
• Performs routine and annual maintenance of all electrical systems based on manufacture recommendations.
• Directs and trains other engineering staff to put in, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures.
• Ensures compliance with applicable sections of the Safety Management System. Is knowledgeable and conversant on applicable policies and procedures contained in the SMS
• Maintains electrical parts list and inventory, orders supplies through Chief Engineer.
• Maintains workshop, work areas and supplies in orderly fashion in compliance with regulatory standards.
• Free Room and Board
• Crew share based pay
• Flights to/from Dutch Harbor from point of hire (Seattle) paid upon completion of contract terms
• Eligible for 401K after 1 year
• Health/Dental benefits once eligibility requirements are met
• Associates or technical degree preferred.
• Journeyman or Master Electrician License preferred.
• 3 years of experience as a Marine Electrician on a vessel or in a shipyard environment preferred.
• 1 year of experience as journeyman level electrician.
• Experience operating and troubleshooting electrical systems.
• Knowledge of factory trawler electrical equipment and sequential automated processing.
• Strong understanding of switchboards, power generators, PLCs and controls and navigation electronic equipment preferred.
• Proficient computer skills including MS Suite.
• Basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and percentages.
• Able to communicate effective in English, both verbally and in writing.
• Able to understand and execute complex oral and written instructions.
• Strong attention to detail.
• A self-starter who is motivated and able to meet operation deadlines.
• Able to interact with vendors and company representatives in a businesslike manner.
• Ability to effectively troubleshoot equipment or process failures and apply solutions