Marine Electrician and Laborer

Eager beavers wanted. Smart eager beavers, that is.

education requirements


expected salary range

$28K to $58K

training area


This is how to get your foot in the door. Helps senior electricians by performing basic duties, including running for or holding supplies and tools, cleaning work areas and maintaining equipment. Sure, it’s tough work, but it’s also a great opportunity to learn the skills required to move up to electrician. Then you’ll be making the big bucks.

Here’s what you need:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Industry certification recommended

Here’s where you get it:

Industrial ElectricityAVTEC – SewardNoIndustrial Controls Technician, Industrial Electrical Technician, Electrical Apprentice, Electrical Helper41 weeks
Marine Electrical SystemsAVTEC – SewardNOCompletion Certificate15 Days
Industrial ElectricityAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate202 Days
Confined Space Entry/RescueAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate2 Days
Employability Skills TrainingAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate3 Days
Marine CarpentryAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate10 Days
Marine Composites & CoatingsAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate10 Days
Marine Diesel EnginesAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate5 Days
Marine Fall Protection & Lockout/TagoutAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate1 Day
Marine Maintenance Tools And Machine ShopAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate5 Days
Marine RefrigerationAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate10 Days
Marine WeldingAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate5 Days
Maritime OSHA 10AVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate OSHA2 Days
Pedestal Crane – Signalman/RiggingAVTEC – SewardNoCrane Operation Certification5 Days
Shipyard Competent PersonAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate OSHA3 Days

AMEC is a 2021 Center of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education (CoE).

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