Electrical Engineer

17 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Cruise Ships
Job Level

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. is a diversified cruise operator of leading global cruise lines spanning market segments from contemporary to luxury under the Norwegian Cruise Line®, Oceania Cruises® and Regent Seven Seas Cruises® brands.






Job Summary

  • The Electrical Engineer is responsible for the maintenance of all electrical equipment and systems as directed by the Chief Electrical Engineer to ensure safe operation, environmental protection and passenger comfort.  
  • In order to consistently exceed guest expectations and provide the highest levels of product and services, additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Responsibility and Authority

  • Assume personal responsibility for safety and the environment. Be accountable for themselves and the safety of others in their vicinity. Environmental consciousness forms one part of this accountability.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of electrical systems onboard as directed by the Chief Electrical Engineer.
  • Must have a good knowledge of all the electrical systems onboard.
  • Responsible for reporting any concerns with the electrical systems to the Chief Electrical Engineer.
  • Be familiar with the ships electrical Emergency and Safety Systems. Must be able to operate the Emergency Generator and Emergency Switchboard.
  • Be familiar with the operation of the Main Generators and the Main Switchboards.
  • Must know the location of all the major distribution panels, in order to be able to shut down power in the event of any failures, fire or maintenance work.
  • The Electrical Engineer must be familiar with safety routines and ensure that the necessary safeguards are in place before any maintenance/repair work commences.
  • Awareness of Class Rules and industry standards and the implications of any modifications to the electrical system.
  • Must be familiar with the Safety Management System including his/her responsibilities in the Safety Organization according to the Emergency Plan and Station Bill.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
  • Must be familiar with the Safety and Environmental Protection Policy and the SMS, and carry out the policies and procedures appropriate for his/her position.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or Technical Diploma from an accredited Maritime Academy or equivalent is required.
  • Position-specific STCW training from an accredited educational institution is required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years prior experience working as an electrical technician is required.
  • Intermediate to Advanced level English verbal and writing skills, including the proper use of English grammar is required.
  • Basic to Intermediate knowledge of electronic equipment and systems is required.
  • Intermediate to Advanced level of proficiency in electronic trouble shooting and solving electronic problems is required.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


It is Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, and marital or veteran status. EOE.