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Marine Electrician

Everett Ship Repair is the Pacific Northwest’s Premiere Ship Repair Facility.  Founded in 2019, Everett Ship Repair offers vast ship repair capabilities from its facility in Everett, Washington, including repair, maintenance, and conversion services for any type of commercial vessels, with focus on commercial workboats and passenger vessels.  With the US Navy as our neighbor, it is no secret that we are in aggressive pursuit of earning their business as we grow our footprint, skills, and profile in this market.  With impressive dry-docking capacity, and an opportunity to be part of an emerging team of industry veterans and highly skilled tradesmen, ESR strives to continuously improve our repair and construction methods into efficient and reliable processes.  We seek tradesmen who share that view, value learning opportunities, and desire an opportunity to apply their skills in our progressive environment.

We are now seeking a Marine Electrician who can install, repair, and replace marine electrical (AC/DC) and electronic systems for large and small vessels, as well as the shipyard facility and premises.

What You will Do

  • Install, test and repair electrical motors, generators, industrial storage batteries and hydraulic and pneumatic electrical controls.
  • Install, test and repair electrical controls and components involved with propulsion control units.
  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics, and electrical code specifications to determine the layout and installation of electrical equipment.
  • Install electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, feeders, coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components.
  • Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance.
  • Repair, test and install electrohydraulic steering controls.
  • Install and calibrate industrial instrumentation and related devices.
  • Perform electrical fitting installations, stud runs, cableways, controller mounts and all mounting hardware involved with marine electrical equipment.
  • Work as a member of a team demonstrating skills to effectively communicate, adapt, interpret and problem solve.
  • Always embrace ESR safety culture and practice safe shipyard work practices and housekeeping
  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with fellow crew members and supervisors
  • Share your knowledge in the trade with other employees, especially those in learning or apprentice roles
  • Express ideas concisely and clearly, both orally and in writing.
  • Perform other tasks as needed that may arise in our exciting work environment

What You Bring to Our Team

  • 3 years’ experience working as a general maintenance worker or similar, with working knowledge of Electrical systems and required maintenance and repair.
  • Ability to read and interpret specifications; understand and read drawings and blueprints and understand the contract requirements and schedule constraints.
  • Knowledge of shipyard safety practices and vessel terminology.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply math skills including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry
  • Knowledge and understanding of the principles, techniques and practices involved in the installation, maintenance, repair, and alteration of marine electrical and electromechanical systems.
  • Ability to detect, diagnose, maintain and repair marine electrical systems.
  • Ability to work in and navigate confined spaces, in indoor and outdoor environments with exposure to changing weather conditions.
  • Ability to use torch to cut holes in bulkheads related to electrical systems and components
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • Ability to tack weld to initially install the hangers, and experience using welding torch (using either MiG welding or stud guns – Journeymen Welders will follow up their initial installations).
  • 1-year minimum experience working with Electrical system.
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work at heights of 60 ft.
  • Must be able to enter confined spaces using a respirator, and work in small workspaces at odd angles.

What Additional Things Would Distinguish You

  • Journeyman Electrical Card
  • BA/BS plus 2 years in a related field
  • Deep understanding and knowledge of how the “whole ship” works gained through previous experience in a role that provides such exposure, such as work experience either in the military or as an Operating Engineer, Chief Engineer, Port Engineer, or field Engineer.
  • Manlift or Forklift certification
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Interest in and aptitude for taking on future crew leadership roles
  • Marine Electrician experience in a shipyard (new construction or repair)
  • Certification as a Shipyard Competent Person

How to Apply

Application form available by clicking here: ESR Application Form

Submit completed application form online to,

Or mail to:

Everett Ship Repair
Attn: Human Resources
5400 Cameron Road
Freeland, WA 98249.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Everett Ship Repair is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, political affiliation, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability.