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Marine Electrician - Journey Level VSI-SEA

Department: Electrician
Location: Seattle, WA


Vigor Shipyard (SEATTLE)

As the commercial repair and modernization subsidiary of Vigor Industrial, Vigor Marine brings together eight drydocks, more than 15,000 feet of pier space and tens of thousands of square feet of superior indoor facilities to serve the full scope of vessels of nearly any size. Our multiple facilities and ready-to-work, ready-to-deploy skilled teams mean we make repairs and upgrades with minimum vessel-out-of-service time.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:  Other duties may be assigned.  Successfully performs work individually, as a member of a single craft, or a multi-craft work crew.

1.    Complies with all craft and shipyard safety and environmental measures.
2.    Consistently exceeds Journeyman standards.
3.    Troubleshoots advanced electrical systems and circuits. (e.g. multiple function systems)
4.    Coordinates with different crafts to complete assigned tasks.
5.    Responsible for doing some of his/her own planning.
6.    Tests equipment.
7.    Proper care and safe use of hand and power tools.
8.    Works from ship specifications, work orders and applicable working drawings and blueprints.
9.    Researches and suggests written comprehensive condition found reports (CFRs).
10.    Responsible for being conversant in ABS and Coast Guard regulations.

ESSENTIAL SECONDARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Incumbent performs similar work in all areas of the Yard as the need arises.

1.    Communicates effectively, work independently or in a group.
2.    Ability to do basic math, i.e. add, subtract, divide and multiply.
3.    Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English.
4.    Advanced knowledge of AC and DC electrical theory.
5.    Power generation, control and distribution.
6.    Trouble shooting electrical equipment.
7.    Use of test equipment.
8.    Blueprint reading and advanced layout.
9.    Electric motors and controls.
10.    Grounding and bonding.
11.    Cable   identification, size requirements and ampacity limits or where to find the information.
12.    Fabrication and installation of packing tubes, multiple cable transits, collars, conduit, and  raceways.
13.    Conduit bending.
14.    Interior communications and alarms.
15.    Ability to reason and find solutions.

High school diploma or GED preferred. 4 years relevant work experience. Proven skills, work history and/or applicable education will be considered in lieu of work experience.

Journey Level 1 Ship Repair
Some knowledge of several skills with more advanced knowledge of 1 primary skill and possess at least 1 certification (hours in skilled trade & demonstrated proficiency).  Requires general supervision during performance of primary skill, but is able to perform job duties of A-1 through A-3 with little or no supervision.

Four hour fire watch certification, must be obtained within 30 days of hire.
HAZWOPER - First Responder Awareness Level

Sitting, Standing, Walking, Crouching, Kneeling/Crawling, Stooping, Twisting, Climbing, BalancingLeg/Foot Use (To repetitively operate machine controls), Reaching, Handling/Grasping,Fingering/Feeling, Pushing/Pulling, Lifting/Carrying, and other similar physical demands.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Talking, Hearing, VisionNear Acuity (clarity of vision at 20 inches or less),Far Acuity (clarity of vision at 20 feet or more), Depth Perception (three-dimensional vision to judge distance/ spatial relationships), Color Vision (if required to distinguish colors for job performance or safety), Field of Vision (if required to observe a large field of vision while keeping eye fixed on a given point for job performance or safety), and Smell.

Interaction/communication with others, Works alone/independently, May direct/supervise others according to level of position, ability to perform repetitive work, attention to detail, and flexibility and adaptability.

1.    Works indoors: in areas exposed to external weather conditions
2.    Works outdoors: in all types of weather.
3.    Uses safety equipment.

Must have the ability to perform the essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others.       

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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