marine electrician


Marine electricians install, maintain and repair electrical and electronic systems in vessels such as air conditioning systems, lamps, radios, heating systems, batteries, electrical wiring and alternators. They use diagnostic testing equipment to inspect vessels and find faults. To do repair work, they use hand tools and specialised electrical instruments and machines.

Alternative label

  • naval electrician

  • marine diagnostic electrician

  • marine repair electrician

  • marine design electrician

  • vessel electronics repair technician

  • marine systems electrician

  • vessel electronic networks technician

  • vessel electronic systems technician

  • marine installation electrician

  • marine electronic networks electrician

  • vessel electronics design technician

  • vessel electrician

  • vessel electronics installation technician

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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