Electrical Officer

Qualifications / Requirements

The candidate must have/be

  • Ability to adapt to an environment such as exposure to heat, dust, humidity, rain, sun, and wind.
  • Candidates must be available to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and varying shifts as required.
  • An electrical engineering degree- a minimum Bachelor’s level qualification
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to handle practical situations
  • Independent decision making capacity
  • Task prioritization and organization
  • Basic computer knowledge will be an advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Marine Offshore

 Job Responsibilities (But not are limited to the following)

  • Responsible for the 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
  • Work involves participating in the 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
  • Familiar with a variety of engine room and ship’ s electrical systems
  • Identify various cables by cable types, number of conductors and wire size
  • 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. Â Assistance during the cable runs varies according to the cable size, length of the run, and physical difficulty
  • Board ships via stairs, ladders, and gangways with tool bags and needed equipment
  • Control cost in assigned area of responsibility
  • Work independently to complete responsibilities

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