1st or 2nd Class Marine Electricians- San Diego, CA

Job ID
Posted Date
4 months ago(2/18/2021 11:11 AM)
Colonna West Coast
Regular Full-Time


Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates with ability to obtain DBIDS within our Electric Shop.

We are pleased to accept resumes for 1st and 2nd class Marine Electricians.

This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our

San Diego, California location.



  • 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
  • Ability to obtain DBIDS is a Plus
  • 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

Compensation & Benefits

Position compensation is based on experience.


Our benefits include: 
• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
• 401K, company match
• Paid Time Off (PTO)
• Legal Services
• Annual performance evaluations 
• Free and close proximity parking
• Employee perks/gifts and more


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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