Second Electrician

Open: July 05, 2019 -- Close: July 19, 2019

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Position Description

The Second Electrician is a civil service mariner (CIVMAR) employed by the Navy to serve the Military Sealift Command (MSC) onboard naval auxiliaries and hybrid-manned warships worldwide, in peace and war.  MSC exists to support the joint warfighter across the full spectrum of military operations. MSC provides on-time logistics, strategic sealift, as well as specialized missions anywhere in the world, contested or uncontested environments.

A Second Electrician performs/participates in routine maintenance, repair and operation of ship’s electrical system, machinery and equipment.  This includes, but is not limited to, various types of switchboards, generators, motors, electrical deck cargo handling equipment, two and three-wire DC systems, and single-phase and polyphase AC systems found aboard ship ensuring proper use and safety procedures are followed.  Performs general tasks such as replacing light bulbs, repairing ship’s electric appliances, greasing motors, installing new motor bearings and performing electrical safety checks of the ship’s and crew’s portable electrical equipment.  Use of common power tools and light machine shop equipment (e.g. drill presses, pedestal grinders, arbor presses, solders, etc.) is required.  Assists and participates in the safety testing and maintenance of portable shipboard electrical equipment, interpreting and complying with all environmental protection and pollution abatement regulations.  Participates in fire drills and damage control drills, taking initiative to perform emergency drills as required.  A Second Electrician reports to the Electrician/Chief Electrician and is directly responsible to the First Assistant Engineer.  Everything in this Position Description is considered to be an essential function of the position.  Performs all other duties as assigned.