UIC Alaska

Marine Electrician

Mariners/Vessels/Diesel Engineers
Location : Location
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
10% - 25%


Marine Electrician (EPA-2023-19590):


Bowhead seeks to network with a Marine Electrician for an upcoming effort supporting the The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO). If awarded, we will support this program by operating and maintaining a research vessel and work boat to obtain sediment and water samples in the Great Lake basin in support of water quality monitoring agreements between the United States and Canada.


The Marine Electrician will be responsible for assembling, installing, testing, and maintaining electrical wiring and equipment, as well as inspecting electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, or necessary repairs. They may also prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring or equipment while ensuring compliance with safety codes.


Job Duties to include but are not limited to:

  • Learn the operating characteristics of the involved machinery, equipment, and systems
  • Installation and repair procedures, methods, and trade practices.


  • The Marine Electrician shall have a USCG endorsement as a Qualified Member of the Engineering Department (QMED) Electrician.
  • The Marine Electrician shall be experienced in the installation of electrical devices and wiring aboard commercial or military ships.
  • The Marine Electrician shall have experience with USCG and the ABS rules for electrical practice and be qualified in the repair and maintenance of marine electrical power generating and distribution systems, voltage regulators, including but not limited to motor controllers, engine controllers, electronic components, winches, gyrocompasses, generators, alternators, intercommunication systems, switching boards, heating and air conditioning, circuit breakers, and lighting and alarm circuits.
  • The Marine Electrician shall have at least five (5) years minimum work experience as a marine electrician.
  • Prior Military experience is a plus.
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team



 Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically



CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: There are currently no Security Clearance requirements for this position; however, candidates must be able to successfully pass a background check.  Due to the location of this work, US Citizenship is required.  Bowhead reserves the right to change this requirement if necessitated by business needs or contractual obligations. 





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