Edison Chouest Offshore companies




Status: Now Accepting Applications

Company: Gulf Ship

12351 Glascock Drive

Gulfport, MS 39503


Office: (228) 897-9189

Apply in person from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 12351 Glasscock Road, Gulfport, MS 39503.

The electrician installs and repairs wiring, fixtures, and all equipment for electrical services on board ships, vessels, in shipyard facilities, or at remote locations to perform work that is related to shipyard operations.

Essential Job Functions (listing most important first)

  1. Performs work according to blueprints, lay-out drawings, wiring diagrams, or by oral instruction.
  2. Installs conduit to walls or bulkheads with brackets and screws using hand tools. May tack weld brackets using welding equipment. May cut metal with cutting torch for the purpose of installing brackets or wiring.
  3. Threads wires through conduit or hangers to terminals such as connection boxes, circuit breakers, voltage regulators, and switch panels.
  4. Strips insulation from wire ends and connects ends using screw-type connectors or solders ends to terminals using hand tools and soldering iron.
  5. Connects power-supply circuits to radio, radar, sonar, fire control, mechanical power systems, and other electronic equipment.
  6. Tests electrical characteristics such as voltage, resistance, and phase angle in circuits using voltmeters, ohmmeters, and phase-rotation indicators.
  7. May construct instrument panels using hand tools, rulers, and power tools.
  8. Performs other incidental tasks such as transporting tools, materials, and supplies. May use overhead cranes. May also operate company vehicles.

Essential Job Requirements

Education and Vocation

Must be able to read and write alphabetically and numerically. Vocational education; high school, commercial or shop training, or technical school. On-the-job training; serving as a trainee on the job under the instruction of a qualified worker. Must be able to pass company-specified written and oral exam to qualify as a potential hire.

Physical Requirements

Repetitive sequences that require balancing, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger manipulation, grasping, feeling, seeing, hearing, and speaking.

The U.S. Dept. of Labor classifies this job as medium work, exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for light work.

Working Conditions

Scheduled days cover Monday through Friday with weekends and holidays as required. May be required to work at remote locations other than at shipyard facility. Work is performed in all kinds of weather. Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions. Subject to electrical and mechanical hazards, ultraviolet light, vibration, and noise. May be required to work off of scaffolding and ladders, working at height and over water. May work alone and in confined spaces. May be subject to very dramatic temperature changes such as when entering or exiting a tank. Also present are fumes, smoke, dust, gases, chemicals, and hydrocarbons. Protective clothing, hearing and eye protection, hardhats, safety shoes or boots, and respiratory protection are all to be worn accordingly.

Limitations and Disclaimer

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position.

The Edison Chouest Offshore family of companies is committed to ensuring all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law with regard to any employment practices. We are dedicated to ensuring all employees are treated with the utmost level of respect as we believe this is the strongest foundation to build upon to foster an environment where employees feel comfortable handling their assignments, sharing their ideas, and pointing out opportunities for improvement.

ECO offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package including a 401(k) match.

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