The lead worker – electrical directs the activities of a group or team of electrical employees involved in a specific production, repair and material handling process in order to meet Halter Marine’s quality and safety standards within production schedules, in the most cost effective manner. Supervises hourly craft electrical employees. Works under the general directions of a foreman, superintendent or other company management position.
Schedules hourly workers on daily assignments and tracks and enters their time on a daily basis. Monitors job activity of hourly workers; answering questions, giving guidance and resolving problems. Assists company management in determining work procedures, equipment and supplies needed and manpower requirements to complete assignments per production drawing.
Monitors work processes and products to ensure company installation standard details are followed, quality of work, safety and cost containment standards are maintained. Monitors and reports equipment and system installations. Ensures equipment and systems are mechanically complete and ready for start-up, testing and commissioning. Ensures company equipment and test equipment is properly handled, maintained, calibration is up to date and secured.
Tracks and reports to foreman daily job activity details. For example: number of foundations installed, length of cable tray installed, length of cable installed, specific equipment installed, number of terminations, number of cable bands installed, etc.; to include hours and man power required to complete task. Understands hazardous area equipment classifications and IP ratings for proper installation. Comprehends and follows engineering drawings/notes, schematics/notes, wiring diagrams/notes and vendor manuals.
Recognizes discrepancies in relation to the build specifications. Effectively plans work, follows procedures and determines equipment material and manpower needs. Knowledge of and experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook. Familiar with updated codes: DnV/ABS/Coast Guard/API/MODU/NEC/IEEE/IEC. Ability to effectively communicate, build, and lead a productive work group. Performs as a member of a management team.
The ideal candidate will have eight years of experience in the marine shipbuilding and offshore construction including hazardous areas classifications and equipment. Formal electrical training; i.e. four-year electrical apprenticeship program, vocational certification, trade school for electrical commercial/industrial wiring or equivalent.