Location: Bering Sea; Pacific Ocean; Gulf of Alaska; Aleutian Islands
Reports To: Chief Engineer and Port Engineer
License:U.S. Coast Guard License is not required but is considered a plus.
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.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- 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.
- Associates or technical degree preferred.
- Journeyman or Master Electrician license preferred.
- 3+ year#39;s 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.
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.
- Free Room and Board
- Eligible for 401K
- Health/Dental benefits once eligibility requirements are met
- Crew Share based
North Star Fishing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.