Electrical systems supply power to operate ships and submarines. Lights, radar, weapons, and machinery all need electricity. Ship electricians operate and repair electrical systems on ships.
What They Do:Ship electricians in the military perform some or all of the following duties:
Training Provided:Job training consists of classroom instruction, including practice repairing electrical systems. Further training occurs on the job and through advanced courses. Course content typically includes:
Work Environment:Ship electricians usually work indoors, aboard ships or submarines. They also work in ship repair shops on land.