Electronic Technical Officers (ETOs) and/or Electricians are generally employed on larger superyachts where the Engineering department comprises around 4 or 5 crew.
In some instances one person may fulfil both roles, or there may be different individuals for each. If there is no ETO or Electrician on board, their responsibilities would fall to the Engineer.
ETOs and Electricians usually report to the Chief Engineer.
1. Responsible for maintaining all aspects of the yachts electrical and electronic systems
This position requires an awareness of guest comfort and yacht safety
2. Good fault finding skills and a good understanding of yacht systems are essential