First Electrician for The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

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1st Electrician
July 17, 2022
  • Job ID: 7301
  • Rank: 1st Electrician
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Joining Date: Jan 31, 2022
  • Type of Vessel:
  • Engine Details: .
  • DWT / GRT: 1740

JOB TITLE: First Electrician
REPORTS TO: Chief Electrician
DIRECT REPORTS: Second Electrician, ET/IT Assistant

At more than 80 award-winning properties worldwide, The Ritz-Carlton Ladies and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays with us, the experience stays with them. As the premier worldwide provider of luxury experiences, we set the standard for rare and special luxury service throughout the world.

The Ritz-Carlton has taken the legendary service to sea with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection and seeks
experienced luxury cruise hospitality professionals to become one of our Ladies and Gentlemen.


The First Electrician reports to the Chief Electrician and is his/her immediate deputy. Under the direction of the
Chief Electrician, the First Electrician assists with the maintenance, administration, supervision, and safe operation of all onboard electrical systems including main engine room equipment & machinery, Azipods, elevators, GMDSS equipment, navigation equipment, internal communications, broadcast and networking equipment, safety equipment and security equipment. In carrying out his / her duties, the First Electrician will work in close co-operation with the Hotel and Nautical Departments to ensure the highest standards of safety, security, public health, environmental compliance, and service to Ladies and Gentlemen, is maintained. Promotes that all Gold Standards and Brand Culture are embraced by the team at all times, particularly when assisting guests and Ladies and Gentlemen.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the Lady or Gentleman for this job. Functions, duties, responsibilities, and
activities may change at any time with or without notice. All duties and responsibilities are to be performed in
accordance with the Company's Safety, Quality and Environmental standards.


01. Maintains the highest professional standards and consideration for the experience of our guests and Ladies
and Gentlemen onboard in performing repairs, maintenance and troubleshooting on electrical/electronic
equipment, installations and machinery
02. Ensuring compliance with the Safety Management System and performs regular maintenance on elevators,
hotel equipment, deck machinery, engine room machinery, lifeboats, tenders and Zodiacs when required
03. Maintains and troubleshoots safety, alarm and control devices for High Voltage and Low Voltage
switchboards, propulsion equipment including prime movers, bridge equipment and safety systems
04. Performs routine maintenance and reporting in accordance with the Planned Maintenance System
05. Responsible for ensuring Public Health electrical installations are maintained to the highest standards and
with uninterrupted service
06. Supports and understudies the Chief Electrician, is able to fulfil the role of Chief Electrician at any time
07. Assists the Refrigeration Engineer with repairs and problem solving with HVAC and machinery space related electrical installations within hotel related areas
08. Present for maneuvering as and when requested by Chief Engineer or Chief Electrician, along with any other   duties as assigned by Chief Electrician
09. Supports newbuild operations to include work in the shipyard as appropriate


01. Model and hold others accountable for promoting the Gold Standards, respect and fair treatment
02. Ensures the Daily execution of Line-up in accordance with company standards and Brand Guidelines
03. Sets the department’s expectations for desired behavior, knowledge and skill levels
04. Coaches others by providing constructive feedback; helps others identify developmental needs and monitors
progress; promoting an environment where everyone is valued and included
05. Demonstrates alignment with corporate strategies and initiatives while ensuring alignment throughout the
yacht organization


01. Valid Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) and flag certification for
the duration of the contract and appropriate to position
02. Shipboard High Voltage Training
03. Diesel Electric Propulsion Certificate of Completion
04. Three (3) years’ previous experience as cruise vessel First Electrician, previous shipbuilding experience
05. Excellent command of the English Language
06. Exceptional knowledge of modern luxury shipboard equipment, systems, and operations


• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to touch,
handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The Lady or Gentleman must
occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

• All Yacht Ladies and Gentlemen must be physically able to participate in emergency lifesaving procedures
and drills. Full use and range of arms and legs as well as full visual, verbal and hearing abilities are required
to receive and give instructions in the event of an emergency including the lowering of lifeboats. Ability to lift
and/or move up to 50 pounds.

• All Yacht Ladies and Gentlemen must be able to communicate in the English language in order to understand
and interpret written procedures. This includes the ability to give and receive instructions in written and verbal
forms and to effectively present information and respond to questions from guests, supervisors and coworkers.

As one of the Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, you are the most important asset in our service commitment to our guests. By joining us, as we not only meet but also exceed our guests’ expectations, you embody the legendary service that makes us a leading luxury brand. To bring our vision to life, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has exclusively partnered with V.Ships Leisure for recruiting our Ladies and Gentlemen.


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