As Marine Electrician the applicant is also responsible for repairs and maintenance, testing equipment regularly with voltmeters and ohmmeters to make sure everything is functioning properly. In the event of problems with the electrical system, the marine electrician can run diagnostics and perform repairs. It may also be necessary to replace aging equipment like outdated navigation systems. An important part of the job is paying attention to maintenance schedules and keeping careful records of work that has been done.
Responsibilities and Duties Marine Electrician
Duties of a marine electrician:
·Repair or replace wiring equipment or fixtures
· Examine electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures, using testing devices like ohmmeters, voltmeters, or oscilloscopes
· Use power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment
· Diagnose faulty systems or parts, using equipment and hand tools to find the reason for a breakdown
· Inspect electrical systems, equipment, or parts to spot hazards or defects
· Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to see the placement of wiring or equipment
· Work on the installation of ground leads and connect power cables to equipment
· Direct or train other employees to put in, maintain, or repair electrical 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