• Marine Electrician - Main Yard

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(11/6/2018 10:33 AM)
  • Overview

    Colonna's Shipyard is currently hiring a Marine Electrician for immediate work in Norfolk, VA.


    • 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.  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


    All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.


    Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    • Respect
    • Pride
    • Truth
    • Family

    These are our VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry.


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