Electrical Superintendent

Jun 04 2019
Job Description

Position Summary: The Electrical Superintendent assists, organizes, and manages the primary duties of the Marine Electrician which include the installation, test, and repair or marine cables and equipment, installation and connection of lighting, electrical power, troubleshooting and repair of shipboard and facilities electrical systems.  Must be able to read blueprints, drawings, and schematics.  The Electrical Superintendent reports to and receives direction from the Production Manager.

Pacific Shipyards International, LLC Expectations of Employee:

  • Is committed to the company values and adheres to all Pacific Shipyards’ policies and procedures
  • Perform duties of his/her job and as assigned by Management
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude and conduct her/himself with integrity and in a polite, professional manner treating customers and co-workers courteously and respectfully
  • Communicates regularly with Officers, Managers, & Supervisors about the different divisions and department’s issues
  • Consistently be on time for work, meetings, and appointments and deliver work projects by assigned due dates
  • Maintain assigned work areas in a clean and orderly fashion
  • Maintain and ensure the safety of all assigned equipment
  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards
  • Meet productivity goals and quality standards as set by management
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and balance priorities
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes
  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components
  • Test electrical systems or continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures, using testing devices, such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, or oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of the system
  • Use a variety of tools or equipment, such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment, such as oscilloscopes, ammeters, or test lamps
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, or components to identify hazards, defects, or the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes
  • Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring or equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, or components, using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem
  • Work from ladders, scaffolds, or roofs to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures
  • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous
  • Maintain current electrician's license or identification card to meet governmental regulations
  • Place conduit, pipes, or tubing, inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes
  • Direct or train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures
  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures, using hand tools or power tools
  • Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors
  • Assemble, install, test, or maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, or fixtures, using hand tools or power tools
  • Perform business management duties, such as maintaining records or files, preparing reports, or ordering supplies or equipment
  • Fasten small metal or plastic boxes to walls to house electrical switches or outlets
  • Construct or fabricate parts, using hand tools, according to specifications
  • Perform physically demanding tasks, such as digging trenches to lay conduit or moving or lifting heavy objects
  • Provide assistance during emergencies by operating floodlights or generators, placing flares, or driving needed vehicles
  • Provide preliminary sketches or cost estimates for materials or services


  • 6 years or more in the Marine Electrical field
  • Experience with US Navy Ship repair/NAVSEA regulation is required
  • BS Electrical engineering degree
  • Heavy Civil construction experience
  • PLC and VFD experience A MUST
  • Working knowledge of IT as it relates to electrical controls
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and handle deadlines
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical systems;
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Office and AutoCAD
  • Ability to use Microsoft Product such as Word, excel, and adobe
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Must show proof of your legal right to work in the United States
  • This position requires US Citizenship due to security clearance required for base access
  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) Credential to gain access to federally controlled work sites
  • Valid State of Hawaii drivers’ license in good standing, class 3 or higher 
  • All candidates must submit to and pass a post-offer drug screening and a background check before employment begins.  Failure to complete any of these steps will result in disqualification
  • Candidates must have access to reliable transportation to get to work and other job sites on time for the start of shift

Department: Production
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position