Marine Electrician - Freeland, WA

Employer: Nichols Brothers Boat Builders

Job Description:
NBBB has been building boats on beautiful Whidbey Island since 1964. We are in Freeland, WA where we produce state-of-the-art vessels; tugs, ferries, fire boats, fishing vessels, barges, dinner boats, along with many other sophisticated ships. We build an astonishing variety of vessels and lead in adopting innovative marine technology to serve our customers' needs.

The Marine Electrician will install, maintain, repair and replace marine electrical (AC/DC) and electronic systems for large and small vessels.

•Read and interpret drawings, blue prints, schematics and electrical code specifications to determine the layout and installation of electrical equipment.
•Install electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, feeders, coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components.
•Outfit and lay out wire ways, and install cable trays, and initially install hangers.
•Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance.
•Maintain, repair, test and install electrical motors, generators, industrial storage batteries and hydraulic and pneumatic electrical controls.
•Maintain, repair, test and install electrical controls and components involved with various main propulsion units.
•Maintain, repair, test and install electro hydraulic steering controls.
•May install and calibrate industrial instrumentation and related devices.
•Knowledge and understanding of the principles, techniques and practices involved in the installation, maintenance, repair and alteration of marine electrical and electro mechanical systems.
•Ability to detect, diagnose, maintain and repair marine electrical systems.
•Perform electrical fitting installations, stud runs, cableways, controller mounts and all mounting hardware involved with marine electrical equipment.
•Work as a member of a team demonstrating skills to adapt, interpret and problem solve.
•Perform other tasks as directed.

•Ability to read and interpret specifications, understand and read drawings and blue prints and understand the contract requirements and schedule constraints.
•Knowledge of shipyard safety practices, vessel terminology and use of scissor and boom lifts.
•Ability to work in and navigate confined spaces, and indoor and outdoor environments with exposure to changing weather conditions.
•Ability to use torch to cut holes in bulkheads related to electrical systems and components
•Able to understand and perform basic mathematics
•High School Diploma or Equivalent.
•3 years' experience working as a General Maintenance Worker or similar with working knowledge of Marine Electrical systems and required maintenance and repair.
•Ability to tack weld to initially install the hangers and experience using welding torch (using either MIG welding or stud guns - Journeymen Welders will follow up their initial installations).
•1 year experience working with Electrical system.
•Valid WA State Driver's License.

•Marine Electrician Experience.
•Journeyman Electrical Card.

To Apply: Submit resume via Indeed and/or submit completed application form on line via the instructions at

Equal Employment Opportunity: Nichols Brothers Boat Builders is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, political affiliation, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $29.55 - $30.55 per hour

•Dental Insurance
•Disability Insurance
•Health Insurance
•Life Insurance
•Paid Time Off
•Vision Insurance

•Marine Electrician: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location:
•One location

•Monday to Friday

Company's website:

Benefit Conditions:
•Waiting period may apply
•Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

Contact Person:
Location: Freeland, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: $29.55 - $30.55 HR

Posted on June 17, 2020

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