The list of duties, tasks, and responsibilities stated below represents the work activities normally performed by most electricians working in a marine setting.
Repair or replace wiring equipment or fixtures, using hand tools or power tools
Examine electrical system of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures, using testing devices, like ohmmeters, voltmeters, or oscilloscopes, to confirm compatibility and safety of system
Use different types of tools or equipment, like power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment, like oscilloscopes, ammeters, or check lamps
Work from ladders, scaffolds, or roofs to put in, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures
Diagnose faulty systems, apparatus, or parts, using equipment and hand tools to find the reason for a breakdown and correct the problem
Inspect electrical systems, equipment, or parts to spot hazards, defects, or the necessity for adjustment or repair, and to confirm compliance with codes