Holland America Line

Fitter Electrical

Holland America Line
Engine / Technical Jobs
26 June 2024

Department: Technical

Employment Type: Fixed Term Contract


The 'Fitter Electrical' is part of the onboard technical department, and is responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing electrical machinery, equipment and wiring. They diagnose malfunctions, replace faulty parts and ensure optimal performance of electrical systems onboard our cruise vessels. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Effectively assists with day-to-day repairs of all public and passenger area lighting, including neon lighting, rope lighting, strip lighting, fiber optics, decorative lighting, and cabin lighting.
  • Efficiently and effectively repairs all cabin defects, including hairdryer power faults, and inspects as directed by the Electro-Technical officers.
  • Consistently performs daily rounds of all public rooms and promptly reports defects to the 1st Electro-Technical Officer.
  • Promptly and appropriately actions incoming defect chits from the Deck/ Technical/ Hotel department as directed by the 1st Electro-Technical Officer.

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

Successful candidtes will have accured at least 12 months experience working as an electrical fitter or similar industrial role. They will be capable of:

  • Effectively assists in maintaining sufficient stock of spare parts and consumables at all times.
  • Promptly and accurately records all maintenance and repair work and reports to 1st Electro-Technical Officer.
  • Constantly takes excellent care of all working tools and pays special attention to workplace cleanliness and tidiness at all times.

Holland America Line

Holland America Line


Holland America Line has been operating for more than 140 years and we are a recognized leader in the cruise industry, operating a fleet of premium mid-sized ships. We believe travel has the power to change the world and we take pride in playing our part in opening minds, building connections, and inspiring a shared humanity. Our fleet of 14 ships visits all seven continents and annually offers more than 500 cruises to more than 400 ports of call in close to 100 countries. Holland America Line crew members are the heart of the operation and work enthusiastically to ensure that each guest has a memorable vacation.

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