Marine Electrical Officer

Engineering the future of maritime technology with Electrical Officer's ingenuity


An Electrical Officer working in the navy is also known as an Electrician Mate. Moreover, their main responsibilities include electrical power generation systems, lighting systems, electrical equipment as well as appliances. They perform these duties while being onboard and offshore. 

Furthermore, they operate, maintain as well as repair the electrical systems, powerhouse and equipment. They also ensure that the machinery is operating on its maximum capability. Additionally, they supervise and coordinate the research, design, development along with testing of the marine or vessel. They play a major role in maintaining and providing the ultimate support to the machinery.


For Bachelor’s

  • Students need to pass 10+2 class with at least 50% marks from a recognized board.
  • A bachelor’s degree in BE/BTech. in electronics is a great option for the aspirants.
  • Candidates must apply for internship opportunities in order to gain expertise.
  • Seekers can opt for MTech. In electronics or any other related field in order to understand the career better.

Job Roles

The field of Electrical Officer aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, this field presents innumerable job profiles. Below are mentioned some job profiles:

  • Electrical Lead Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Site Engineer
  • Senior Engineer
  • Principal Engineer
  • Mechanical Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical System Engineer
  • Trainee Engineer
  • Resident Electrical Engineer

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in the Electrical Officer field. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India: 

  • Tamcherry
  • ACME Group
  • Urja Communications
  • Petrofac
  • Taurus Contractors
  • Sparrow Risk
  • NuStar Technologies
  • Arcadis
  • Manipal Health Enterprises
  • Jigsaw
  • Bayer


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of an Electrical Officer is very impressive in India.

Level of Salary

Annual Level Salary 

Starting Salary

Approx ₹1,35,000 

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹3,10,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹6,00,000 


  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Electrical Planning


An Electrical Officer on a ship serves at sea or ashore, repairing systems as well as analysing equipment and much more. Moreover, they play a very important role in maintaining the powerhouse and lighting systems on a vessel. They are needed both on board and off shore in order to keep the sail smooth.  Furthermore, the career scope of Electrical Officers is on a rise and one can find numerous employment opportunities under various sectors. Needless to say, the scope in this field is endless. One must possess electrical planning and critical thinking in order to flourish in this industry.


  • Decent Salary
  • Opportunity to Travel the World
  • Make Connections with New People
  • Numerous Advancement Chances


  • Extreme Working Environment
  • Long Working Hours
  • Lack of Work-Life Balance
  • Stay Away from Family for Longer Periods