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Marine Electrician

Shipboard Officer / Personnel / Crew
Competitive plus Benefits
Employment type

Marine Industrial experience is required.

This is an At-Sea position, so must be available to sail with the ship as well.



Reports To:  Chief Engineer

Supervisory Responsibility: N/A

Work Shift:  12-hours a day, 7 days a week; on call 24 hours a day


Position Summary:


Maintain electrical systems on a ship wide basis.  This will include the factory as well as vessel spaces.  The factory personnel will take care of as much of the minor electrical repairs as possible.  The electrician will be available for both production and vessel engineering departments to assist or lead in repair of electrical equipment on a 24-hour basis.  The Electrician will be required to perform maintenance, repair and capital improvements in all areas of the vessel.  Projects will be assigned on a priority basis regardless of their location.


Key or Essential Functions:


  • Responsible for the maintenance of all electrical equipment on the vessel. The installation of new equipment and wiring.
  • The Electrician may be on call 24 hours per day, and will be expected to respond immediately to any circumstances that may hinder the production schedule or the ability of the vessel to remain underway. The Electrician will also be available to all departments; deck, engineering, factory and steward to amend all electrical problems.
  • The periodic inspection of all systems on the vessel and the examination of electrical units for continuity and other factors will be a primary role of the Electrician's everyday duties.
  • All control boards (PLC’s), as well as circuit breaker panels on the vessel will be monitored and memorized by the Electrician, so as to enable prompt repairs be made in the event of a situation requiring immediate actions, such as fire or power outage.
  • All elements of the factory electrical systems, such as limit level switches, electronic control devices, variable and fixed speed motor starters, breakdown, repair, and rewinding of A.C. & D.C. motors and generators, transistor inverters, G.S.P. panels, computerized factory control systems, winch and crane electrical equipment, conveyors, temperature control mechanisms, fish meal plant control panels, and various other systems, will be monitored by the Electrician.
  • All equipment on the bridge will be governed by the Electrician to assure proper performance, such as calibration of nautical devices of which the vessel is dependent upon to maintain its course.  Steering gear controls, Sonar systems, fish-finding apparatus, radar emergency power systems, and a myriad of other devices on the bridge will be the obligation of the Electrician.
  • Inventory of electrical provisions, ordering of spare parts and supplies required, as well as the data entry of such into the proper files will also be performed by the Electrician.
  • The Electrician will be under the direct supervision of the Chief Engineer.  The Electrician will also report daily to the Chief Engineer for assignments and to confer on any problems in regard to the vessel. 
  • The Electrician is responsible to assure that downtime due to electrical problems is kept to a minimum.


All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. This job description in no way states or implies that the duties described above are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.


Apply Instructions

Please send your resume or application to:


or Fax to:  206-286-8810

Phoenix Processor Limited Partnership

Phoenix Processor Limited Partnership

Phoenix Processor Limiter Partnership (PPLP) started in 1993 as the marketing and management company for the SS Ocean Phoenix.

As the groundfish fishery changed in the 1990's, PPLP managed the conversion of the SS Ocean Phoenix to a fish processing ship that secured a market for U.S. Catcher Boats to deliver fish at sea.

In 2010 the Partners of the SS Ocean Phoenix merged with the Partners of the M/V Excellence. PPPLP now owns and operates two of the three at sea processing ships in the North Pacific pollock and hake fisheries.

Our goal remains to process freshly caught groundfish into a quality product easily marketed around the world.

Located in Seattle, Washington, PPLP provides services to the SS Ocean Phoenix and M/V Excellence which participate in the Bering Sea Pollock fisheries as well as the Pacific Whiting fishery off the coasts of Washington and Oregon. Both vessels receive fish from the partners catcher boats and process that fish at sea.

Founded in 1993
For general information about careers at: Phoenix Processor Limited Partnership contact
Joe Chapin
Human Resources MGR - EXCELLENCE
Email: J*****N@PPLP.FISH
Work :206-286-8584
333 First Ave West
Seattle, Washington, 98119 United States


333 First Ave West
Seattle, Washington, 98119 United States

Human Resources MGR - EXCELLENCE
Work Phone : 206-286-8584
333 First Ave West
Seattle, Washington, 98119 United States