Chief Electrician

Houston, Texas, United States
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5 + Years Experience

Skills: ETO
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Rotational Contractor
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US




Tasks and Responsibilities of the Chief Electrician include (but are not limited to):

  • Responsible for proper recording of temporary and preliminary modifications
  • Maintenance and repair of all electrical equipment such as generators, alternators, motors and intercommunication system aboard the vessel
  • Accurately maintain logbooks, planned maintenance system and spare part control
  • Keep and maintain current vendor's catalogue library of all equipment in area of responsibility
  • Ensure through uniform stock & quantity control, that adequate inventory and level of spares is maintained at all times in area of responsibility
  • To be familiar with all Company procedures, including the Safety Management System, applicable to his duties
  • Responsible for refusing unsafe work and for carrying out all work in accordance with the established safety standards and work practices.
  • Taking part in emergency and occupational onboard training such as, the use of self-contained breathing apparatus, firefighting, man overboard exercises, lifeboat launching, security drills and/or other training as applicable for the function
  • Wearing, inspecting and caring for required personal protective equipment.




  • Minimum 5 years' experience working in the offshore construction industry
  • Familiar with marine electrical systems and power generation
  • High school graduate
  • In possession of relevant trade certificate (Electrical/Subsea)
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to lead teams with strong leadership skills
  • Valid Offshore Medical
  • BOSIET Training or Equivalent (OPITO standard)
  • Fluent both in spoken and written English
  • Knowledge of DP Vessel operations
  • STCW Reg. VI/1 - Basic Training
  • STCW Reg. III/7 - electro Technical Rating
  • V1/6 - Security Training for Seafarers with Security Duties