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Region: Worldwide

Sector: Oil & Gas

Function description maritime vacancy Electrician

To assist subcontractors and personnel of associated vessels in the spread with troubleshooting and repairs on electrical systems

To execute and control assigned activities and tasks

To execute daily activities as watch keeping, operating of machinery, maintenance and repairs

To comply with the Company’s procedures concerning Heavy lift, Pipelay and Dynamic Positioning operations (if applicable)

To detect and report (the underlying root cause of (recurrent)) malfunctioning electrical systems, circuits and equipment

To assist during construction activities by operating electrical systems and equipment, providing lighting, etc.

To perform maintenance on the electrical systems of machinery and equipment in engine room spaces, cranes, bridge (DP-computers and systems, satellite television systems etc.), accommodation (air-conditioning systems, elevators), galley (food processing apparatus, provision refrigerating systems), deck equipment (e.g. forklift trucks, pile driving hammers, etc.), safety and lifesaving equipment (in consultation with HSEO and Safety Officers)

To request order of spare parts and advise on the spare part policy for electrical equipment

To create and implement Job Safety Analyses

(If applicable) check and authorize Permit to Work, (de)isolation and E-record keeping, Electrical repair and maintenance, Verification of no conflicting permits

Correct implementation of lockout-tag out and overrules actions

To perform Toolbox talks

To ensure proper job hand-over

To ensure documentation is up-to-date according current electrical systems configuration

To test or commission an electrical system before it is handed over to the end-user

To supervise and provide input for assessment of personnel of the electrical section, assistant electricians and trainees

To participate in various Emergency Response Teams such as Quick Response Teams and Fire Fighting Teams.

To interrupt and correct unsafe actions or conditions in his discipline and report to his supervisor

To access authorized personnel area’s and (automated) systems within the scope of work

To accept and authorize electrical (de)isolation

To perform high and low voltage switching, electrical (de)isolation and overrides.

Function demands maritime vacancy Electrician


DP maintenance training

Basic Software Knowledge of PLC systems (Siemens S5-S7)

Extensive knowledge of MS Office applications, ERP system (INFOR) and CAD tools (EPlan and SmartSketch)

Fluent in English language verbally and in writing, including technical terms

Profound knowledge of the vessel’s electrical systems by means of general knowledge and vendor specific installation maintenance (and operating) training.

3 - 5 years’ experience in an offshore / maritime / relevant civil electrical function with proven track record.


Company description

Oceanwide is an international provider of diversified manpower services focused mainly on the Maritime and Offshore / Energy industries.

The history of Oceanwide dates back to 1976 when the first office was established in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. Throughout the years, Oceanwide has been recognized as a worldwide supplier of qualified maritime and offshore personnel.

Oceanwide works out of two regions. In Europe, we have offices in the Netherlands, Vlissingen and Den Helder, Latvia, St. Petersburg and Cyprus and in the USA region we have offices in Houston, New Orleans and Ciudad del Carmen. We also have a number of owned branch and recruitment offices that support Oceanwide activities. With our offices and agent network, we are able to provide first class service to all of our clients.

Our services include all steps of international manpower services specified for the dedicated business sector. 

Maritime crew, offshore staff and technical personnel are trained and certified according to international standards such as ISO, CMO + MLC, IMCA, and STCW.

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Oceanwide Vlissingen
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Phone number:
Bellamypark 3
4381 CG
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