• Marine Electrician - 1st Class

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    2 weeks ago(6/13/2018 2:23 PM)
    Colonna's Operations - Virginia
  • 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


    High school diploma or equivalent
    5-7 years of shipboard electrical experience required
    Knowledge of and ability to use hand tools and instruments associated with Electricians.
    Work effectively with others
    Must be able to comprehend and follow simple instructions

    Our core values respect, pride, truth and family are not just words, they are the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. And our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in our industry. You could be the next among us.

    Please apply with resume for immediate consideration.



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