Boat Shop Technician – Electrician

18 May 2024

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, and shop sketches
  • Use all conventional machine shop equipment and machinery to cut, machine and shape raw materials in accordance with drawing requirements
  • Build fixtures and various holding devices as needed to hold or support work pieces in process
  • Set up, load and operate various machine tools including but not limited to cutoff saws, lathes, mills, grinders and other machinery as needed
  • Able to program, set up and operate CNC machine tools including lathes and mills
  • Proficient in the use of off-line programming software used in developing CNC programs
  • Analyze job requirements and use best shop practice to meet drawing requirements in the most efficient time
  • Proficient in the use of various hand tools as necessary to achieve finish requirements
  • Operate forklift as needed
  • Assemble machined or fabricated components as needed
  • Abide by all safety rules, company and shipyard practices.
  • Able to install various marine electronics
  • Possess a good understanding of AC and DC voltage
  • Able to read electrical drawings
  • Understand wire sizing, terminations, and pinning
  • Able to troubleshoot electrical systems and complete upgrades
  • Familiar with electrical boat alterations


  • Proficient in the use of various hand tools as necessary to achieve finish requirements
  • Ability to effectively use power driven equipment
  • Close attention and care are required to prevent damage to complex machine tools
  • High mental and visual effort required

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of formal apprenticeship program or completion of in-company, four-year training program

Physical Demands:

While performing these job duties, the employee is routinely required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; use fingers and hands to type or write; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Primary work location is 3132 Victory Blvd., Portsmouth VA 23702

Fairlead Integrated, LLC. and its subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Employ Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers (Minority / Female / Disability / Veterans).