Electrical Engineer-Major Cruise Line


Department: Engine

Job Summary

- The Electrical Engineer is responsible for the maintenance of all electrical equipment and systems as directed by the Chief Electrical Engineer to ensure safe operation, environmental protection and passenger comfort.
- In order to consistently exceed guest expectations and provide the highest levels of product and services, additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Responsibility and Authority

- Assume personal responsibility for safety and the environment. Be accountable for themselves and the safety of others in their vicinity. Environmental consciousness forms one part of this accountability.
- Responsible for the maintenance and repair of electrical systems onboard as directed by the Chief Electrical Engineer.
- Must have a good knowledge of all the electrical systems onboard.
- Responsible for reporting any concerns with the electrical systems to the Chief Electrical Engineer.
- Be familiar with the ships electrical Emergency and Safety Systems. Must be able to operate the Emergency Generator and Emergency Switchboard.
- Be familiar with the operation of the Main Generators and the Main Switchboards.
- Must know the location of all the major distribution panels, in order to be able to shut down power in the event of any failures, fire or maintenance work.
- The Electrical Engineer must be familiar with safety routines and ensure that the necessary safeguards are in place before any maintenance/repair work commences.
- Awareness of Class Rules and industry standards and the implications of any modifications to the electrical system.
- Must be familiar with the Safety Management System including his/her responsibilities in the Safety Organization according to the Emergency Plan and Station Bill.
- Perform other related duties as assigned or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
- Must be familiar with the Safety and Environmental Protection Policy and the SMS, and carry out the policies and procedures appropriate for his/her position.


Education and Experience

- Bachelor's Degree or Technical Diploma from an accredited Maritime Academy or equivalent is required.
- Position-specific STCW training from an accredited educational institution is required.
- Minimum of two (2) years prior experience working as an electrical technician is required.
- Intermediate to Advanced level English verbal and writing skills, including the proper use of English grammar is required.
- Basic to Intermediate knowledge of electronic equipment and systems is required.
- Intermediate to Advanced level of proficiency in electronic trouble shooting and solving electronic problems is required.