Pinnacle Services, LLC

  • Marine Electrician

    Job Location VI
    Craft Skilled
  • Overview



     The Marine Electrician Installs, maintains, and repairs electrical systems and equipment on board boats and ships.  Repair and upkeep vessel/tugboat power generating systems. Ensure that work performed meets standards in accordance with relevant codes regulated by state or territory laws


    • Maintain and repair all electrical sytems within the marine department on tugboats and vessels associated with it.
    • Ability to apply a knowledge of mechanical theory and of pneumatic and hydraulic principles to isolate, repair, or replace faulty components.
    • Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment. Ensure conformance to building and safety codes.
    • Install and maintain wiring and lighting systems.
    • Inspect electrical components, such as transformers and circuit breakers.
    • Identify electrical problems with a variety of testing devices.
    • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures using hand tools and power tools.
    • Follow state and local building regulations based on the National Electric Code.
    • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
    • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
    • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
    • Maintain current electrician's license or identification card to meet governmental regulations.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Must have at least 10 years experience as an electrician.
    • AA degree or higher in electrical engineering or related discipline preferreed
    • In lieu of a degree, a combination of college credits, other formalized training or education, and directly related work experience may be considered. 
    • 5 years of direct experience vessel/marine experience
    • NCCER Certification a plus.
    • Must have strong knowledge and functional ability in the following areas
    • Ability to read, write and verbally communicate the spoken word to understand company handbooks, policies and procedures, and instructions for operating equipment, tools, and office equipment or handling hazardous materials.
    • TWIC card required.



    • Ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
    • Must be able to work holidays, weekends, overtime and various shifts as needed to meet facility requirements.
    • Must be able to work in confined spaces and be capable of climbing ladders, scaffolds, and working at heights.
    • Must be able to perform work wearing personal protective equipment including but not limited to rain gear, chemical protective clothing, supplied air and air purifying respirators, safety harness, FRC coveralls, hard hat, ear plugs and safety glasses, etc.
    • Respiratory Protection Fit-Testing and Pulmonary Function Testing is required.  Additional medical examinations, such as a fitness for duty exam may be required.
    • Candidates must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs, unassisted.
    • Good manual dexterity for the use of common hand and power tools.

    Applicants selected will be subject to a background check. The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment, drug and alcohol testing and job-appropriate medical testing.


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