Electrical Project Lead (Paducah, Kentucky)

Electrical Project Lead

  • Paducah, KY, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Ingram Marine Group encompasses our operating units involved in transporting bulk commodities on America's inland waterways, delivering fuel and supplies to the towing industry, and providing a ship anchorage in Louisiana. As the leading carrier, we operate a fleet that transports aggregates, grain, fertilizer, coal, ores, alloys, steel products, chemicals, and other products.

We're committed to being the best at whatever we do. We're continuously growing, adapting, and responding, and we're successful because of the outstanding hard work and creative energy of our associates.

Job Description

We are looking for an electrical expert out of our Paducah, KY location who can help us maintain our vessels I&E systems preventative maintenance programs including equipment calibration while ensuring they meet both United States Coast Guard and Ingram standards.

Our Electrical Project Lead is a subject matter expert who can juggle multiple projects, deliver excellent customer service, and solve complex engineering problems. You will accomplish tasks while working in all kinds of weather conditions and environments where working safely will be top priority, because at Ingram, we strive for Zero Harm to our company property and our associates as you will be supervising vessel associates installing systems and electrical projects.

What you will be doing:

  • Maintaining a knowledge of current and new technologies
  • Assuring proper documentation of electrical work done
  • Calibrating, testing, inspecting, operating, troubleshooting, and maintaining overall vessel electrical needs and designing including electronic devices (PLCs, transmitters, controllers etc.)
  • Responsible for computer driven control system and related devices
  • Attending routine staff, Overhaul, ISAFE & project progress meetings
  • Assisting Chief Engineers with “hands on” maintenance and repair tasks
  • Assisting Chief Engineers with on board maintenance procedures
  • Performing special technical assignments as directed by the Director of Engineering
  • Coordinating and directing vendors and Ingram associates during the process of electrical repair or install
  • Supporting and maintaining all IBCO electric systems including: steering, throttle, distribution systems, alarm systems, etc. on the vessel
  • Industry knowledge of both A/C-D/C controls and systems
  • Experience with installation of automated control processes of electrical and mechanical equipment
  • Maintaining logs, records, drawings and other documents
  • Supporting department activities with regular and prompt attendance
  • Helping with training of chief and junior engineers


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 5+ years of experience required
  • Ability to obtain NFPA 70e certification
  • A high level of knowledge of the vessels and vessel systems is required for this position.
  • General marine vessel knowledge.
  • Exceptional people skills are also required prior to, during and after the project to assure customer satisfaction is maintained at a high level.
  • Ability to manage vendors, processes across multiple areas.
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize large amounts of information and use information to align with customer service, operations and engineering regulatory and company specifications.
  • Possess ability to cross functionally work with multiple department representatives to achieve common goals.

What will also make you successful:

  • Must have the physical ability to transit all work environments for vessel and facility docks (i.e. lifting, climbing, confined spaces, maneuver hazardous areas)
  • Able to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Walking on uneven surfaces
  • Traveling to other facilities
  • On-call 24 hours a day

Additional Information

Why Work at Ingram?

  • A highly competitive compensation package with generous benefits beginning first day of employment for Medical/Prescription Drug plans, HSA, Vision, Dental and Health Care FSA.
  • 15 vacation days & 12 sick days accrued annually and 2 floating holiday’s
  • 401(K) match, Life and AD&D, Employee Assistance programs, Group Legal, & more
  • Associate growth and development encouraged through internal training and tuition reimbursement program
  • Financial and in-kind opportunities to engage with non-profits in your community
  • Casual Dress Code

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

If you are requesting reasonable accommodation or disability assistance in submitting your application, you may email us at Recruiting@ingrambarge.com

Ingram Marine Group and its affiliates (“Company”) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, work related mental or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information.

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