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Electrician at Mercy Ships

Akwajobs   (Douala, Cameroon)

Posted : 16 July, 2017
Category : Engineering   Location : Douala, Cameroon
Job type : Full Time

Mercy Ships cannot run our state-of-the-art hospital ship without proper electricity. Our team of volunteer electricians (literally!) keep the lights on and safely maintain all electrical systems to ensure all crew and patients are safe and able to do their jobs onboard the Africa Mercy.


The Electrician volunteer position, part of the Engineering Department, will be located on the Africa Mercy, the world's largest non-governmental hospital ship. The preferred minimum time commitment for this role is twelve months, however this need is critical and shorter commitments will also be considered.


Qualifications Required:

  • Successful completion of Security Awareness according to STCW A-VI/6-1
  • Successful completion of Basic Training in accordance with STCW A-VI/1-1 to 1-4 (if joining for 6+ months)
  • Education and training showing evidence of a thorough knowledge of electrical equipment and distribution systems
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate in clear English


Questions about this opportunity? Our Technical Recruiter would love to answer any questions you may have. You can reach Thomas Roacho at: thomas.roacho@mercyships.org.


Mercy Ships is also urgently looking for a Chief Electrician and an Electronics Technician. If you or anyone you know may be interested in serving in these capacities, please contact thomas.roacho@mercyships.org.