Electronic Technical Officer's Job Description

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

3. Electrical of main, auxiliary and machinery, Switchboards and electrical distribution, Elevators, Maintain bridge equipment, Maintain galley equipment, Interior services (lighting, power, gym equipment, sauna etc.), Tenders/jet skis, seabobs