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Electrical Technician (San Diego, CA)

Industrial / Marine Electrical Trouble shooting experience. 

Job Summary

Installs electrical equipment in accordance with applicable standards. Mounts equipment on foundations, cabinets, routes/runs cables and completes all electrical connections to equipment. Performs all commissioning and testing functions for electrical equipment that include cold insulation checks, megger checks, physical inspection, initial light off and testing, final operational testing. Typical equipment tested include; Motors and controllers, generators, switchboards, power panels and load centers, machinery centralized control systems (MCCS), PLC’s, tank level indicators, motor operated valves, public address systems, fire detection systems, sound powered and dial telephone systems, galley equipment, HVAC controls and machinery controllers. Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.

Qualification Standards

Must Have experience in trouble shooting and repairing electrical equipment and the skill to perform layout and electrical equipment installations.  Knowledge of electrical theory, marine wiring practices, and the bility to read cable and wire color codes to place wires with precision and hook-up required. Must be able to read blueprints, schematic diagrams, and use electrical test equipment and hand and power tools.. Must have ability to work at heights, in confined spaces, and be available to work any shift. Must comprehend written and verbal instructions and hear warning signals, read and comprehend safety instructions, regulations and warnings.

Essential Job Tasks

1. Install, inspect,  test and repair electrical equipment

2. Other tasks as may be assigned relevant to the trade.

Materials, Tools Equipment, Work Aids

Hand tools, power tools, and electrical test equipment. Personal protective equipment required.


Physical/Mental Involvement

Frequent lifting, carrying up to 50 lbs. Pulling, standing, balancing, walking, climbing ladders or equipment, reaching above shoulder or out in front, manual dexterity, pushing, kneeling, bending, stooping, handling and fingering. Must have color vision and good eye/hand/foot coordination. Works in

all areas of the shipyard and on board ships. Hearing warning signals and reading and comprehending safety instructions. Must be able to maintain general safety awareness and avoid hazard commonly present in employee’s work area.


Marginal Job Tasks

Housekeeping in all work areas, including sweeping. May be required to attend safety, quality and/or process improvement meetings.


Environmental Factors

Exposure to fumes, odors, dust, gases, various climates and temperatures and low ventilation conditions, all of which can cause discomfort and/or respiratory difficulties. Exposure to constantly moving machines and mechanical parts and high levels of constant noise.

Nationwide Skilled Trades is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

About Nationwide Skilled Trades, Inc.: 

Nationwide Skilled Trades is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are the driving force behind our success and reputation for providing top talent amongst skilled tradesmen and tradeswomen to the clients that we serve. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering commitment to ethics and values. 

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