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Marine Electrician

Job Type : Temp/Contract
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
 Job Description

Currently seeking a Marine Electrician for a great opportunity in Harvey Louisiana. The ideal candidate will possess 2 or more years experience in the electrical field (marine applications.)

Responsibilities of the Marine Electrician

  • Perform general deck electrician work. Mount electrical equipment and wire ways; install cable penetrations in equipment, bulkheads, and decks; cable installation; cable terminations; and cut-in and hook-up

  • Tests electrical characteristics, for example, voltage, resistance, and phase angle, in circuits, using voltmeters, ohmmeters, and phase rotation indicators.

  • May also construct instrument panels, using hand tools, rulers, dividers, and power drills, following specifications.

  • Troubleshoots electrical equipment and circuits using appropriate test equipment to detect and effect required maintenance, repairs, or replacement requirements.

  • Performs maintenance and repair of generators, switchboards, controllers, circuit breakers, electrical motors, distribution panels, alarm, and lighting circuits.

  • Conducts insulation resistance measurements of electrical cables to determine condition and effects repairs or replacements as required.

  • Participates in the installation and/or alteration to electrical systems aboard ships.

  • Maintains adequate inventories of electrical spare parts and requisitions replacements as required.



$20.00 to $25.00 /hour

Required Qualifications :

Requirements of the Marine Electrician

  • 2+ years of experience in the electrical field (marine applications)

  • Must be able to read and interpret shipboard electrical installation drawings, wiring tables, schematics, and work packages

  • Proficient in the use of basic electrical meters and test instruments (volt-ohm meter, clamp-on ammeter, insulation resistance testers (mergers, etc.)

  • Proficient in the use of basic electrician hand tools (i.e. pliers, wrenches, sockets, screwdrivers, connector crimping tools, etc.)

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