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Marine Electrician - Journey Level - KTN

Department: Electrician
Location: Ketchikan, AK

  Vigor Values

 

Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day.

Truth: We seek the truth, and we speak the truth
Responsibility:
We act on what we know is right
Evolution
: We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world
Love:
We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in

Vigor Alaska operates the Ketchikan Shipyard on behalf of the City of Ketchikan, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority – and on behalf of our customers.
We offer top-notch and expanding facilities in southern southeastern Alaska, in our state’s fifth largest city along the famed Inside Passage. Our experience, like the waters around us, runs deep.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This is a production position that is focused on our customers and our facilities electrically for fabrication and repair installation.  Assist in vessel overhauls, craft and vessel support in set-up, connection and tear down of temporary power.  Incumbent may also assist in maintenance and repair of the facility electrically.  (This position requires incumbent to be capable of working with little supervision and occasional leading the work with a small crew.)

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 electrical standards (IEEE, ABS, USCG and NEC) safety and environmental policies and procedures.
2.    Assist in job planning through the JHA (Job Harzard Analysis) process
3.    Layout wire ways and install cable proficiently
4.    Pulling and leading cable with proficiently
5.    Dressing and banding of wire ways
6.    Mounting and cutting in electrical equipment such as distribution panels MCC's, motors, etc. with proficiency
7.    Terminating power and controls from schematics
8.    Reads and redlines electrical line diagrams, general arrangement drawings proficiently
9.    Executes work from specifications with little need for supervision
10.  Executes LOTO in accordance with OSHA requirements
11.  Welding experience preferred but not required
12.  Utilizes electrical hand tools, meters, pneumatic and electric trade specific tools (knockouts, crimpers, etc.) with proficiency

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

JOB SCOPE:
The scope of this position includes but is not limed to working off of production releases at the department supervisor's direction to carry out work items in accordance with specifications and working drawings.  Identifying and reporting anything that carries the work outside of that scope and communicating additional resources needed.  This includes communicating progress, identifying hazards and maintaining an organized and safe work space.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:  This is not a supervisory position.  It may, at this, require incumbent to lead work with a small crew.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND/OR KNOWLEDGE:
1.    Understanding of OHM's laws.
2.    Intermediate to advanced knowledge of AC and DC
3.    Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Power generation, controls and distribution.
4.    Intermediate to advanced knowledge of transformer theory
5.    Intermediate to advanced knowledge of motors and motor controllers
6.    Intermediate to advanced abilities reading and interpreting specifications, prints and schematics
7.    Familiarity with IEEE and NEC
8.    Familiarity with ABS and USCG regulations as it pertains to the daily tasks


ESSENTIAL EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or GED preferred. 3-5 years relevant work experience. Proven skills, work history and/or applicable education will be considered in lieu of work experience.

ESSENTIAL CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
 None Required

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Sitting, Standing, Walking, Crouching, Kneeling/Crawling, Stooping, Twisting, Climbing, BalancingLeg/Foot Use, Reaching, Handling/Grasping, Pushing/Pulling, Lifting/Carrying, and other similar physical demands.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: This position requires working in all types of Southeast Alaska weather conditions and includes inside work.


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


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.

 

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, 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, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, 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, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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