Sr Electrical Design Engineer

Flagship Management
April 6, 2021
Remote, United States of America
Job Type



Senior Electrical Design Engineer 

Remote work / work from home


GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  Responsible for designing new or modifications to existing electrical and electronic systems, and overseeing the construction, modification, and repair of marine craft and floating structures.
  • Develops electrical design proposals and drawings which supports calculations such as load analyses and short circuit studies.
  • Implement electrical design standards and procedures while ensuring the port, state, and class societies regulations and procedures are adhered to.
  • Write and review electrical specifications for ship new construction, modification, and/or repair.
  • Perform systems /equipment and vendor evaluations.
  • Provide electrical engineering project support as needed with clients, equipment vendors, and shipyards.
  • Provide direction and support to marine electrical designer team members and maintenance and repair crews at various locations including offshore and marine support facilities.
  • Provide technical support for shipboard and land-based testing, investigations, diagnostics and repair of electrical systems, and electronic systems.
  • Prepare, revise, and/or review technical manuals, engineering operating procedures, instructions, specifications, and standards documentation for cognizant equipment and systems.
  • Ensure primary consideration is given to Health, Safety, and Environmental issues in all activities undertaken within areas of responsibility.



  • Bachelor's degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or a related field; or a combination of post high school and equal experience may be substituted for education.                                                                                         
  • 5+ years experience as an electrical engineer with working knowledge of marine electrical designs and systems.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Outlook and Word.
  • Ability to evaluate process effectiveness and develop change or alternatives.
  • Ability to review project work, quantities, costs, accuracy of specifications, completeness, and constructibility.
  • Ability to interpret architectural/engineering drawings, specifications, codes, standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Familiarization with marine international rules and classification society standards.
  • Must have a comprehensive understanding of marine power and control systems.
  • Comprehensive understanding of power system management and vessel control systems functions/ responses and the ability to systematically coordinate recovery from transient or sustained period power system failures.
  • Ability to fully trace, trouble-shoot and coordinate repair of power systems, control systems and interfaces.
  • Broad based knowledge of diverse power distribution systems, relay and PLC based control systems, variable frequency drives.
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