education requirements

HS/GED and Certification

expected salary range

$56K to $97K

training area

Jobs: STATEWIDE

Be on everyone’s speed dial.

Installs, adjusts and maintains a wide range of electronic equipment on a ship, including communication, power, propulsion, climate, sonar, security, navigation and surveillance systems. A great career on land is even better when you combine it with ocean-going adventure. A highly specialized field that requires advanced training. Say watt?

Here’s what you need:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • ABYC certification recommended

Link to Jobs and Other Cool Info:

Here’s where you get it:

Course/ProgramProvider/LocationDegreeCertificationLength
DC Electrical for VesselsUAA Kodiak CollegeNoCertificate of Attendance2 days
DC Electrical for VesselsUAA/KPC Kachemak Bay Campus – HomerNoCertificate of Completion5 evenings
Marine Electric/Boat OwnersUAS Ketchikan CampusNoNo5 days
Marine Electrical-ABYCAVTEC – SewardNoABYC4 days
Marine Electrical SystemsAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate15 Days
Industrial ElectricityAVTEC – SewardNoCompletion Certificate202 Days