Electrical Engineer

Location: West Palm Beach

Company: Tropical Shipping

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Florida

Job Category: Engineering

Publish Date: May 3, 2019

Company Description: Tropical has been rated as "best place to work" in the shipping industry for 10 years in a row. Employees enjoy our team spirit & work ethic and many have been with us for as long as 30 years. From those in the office to the team loading docks and conducting ship work, Tropical employees across the US, Canada, Bahamas and Caribbean reflect both the local communities we serve and the people with whom we do business. We see diversity and inclusiveness as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, and competitive advantage. We hire great people and our teams feel a lot like family. Together we do outstanding work and we enjoy a fun healthy work life balance.


Manages and coordinates maintenance activities to ensure compliance with electrical equipment specifications for the repair and maintenance of the mobile harbor crane fleet. Performs detailed calculations to compute and establish maintenance and installation standard specifications for corporate mobile harbor crane fleet. Develop and provide training to employees to increase technical proficiency in diagnosing electrical systems, reading wiring diagrams and schematics on all equipment types at both US and Out port locations.






Bachelor’s in Electronics Engineering Technology or foreign equivalent.


One year of employment experience as a Supervisor or Manager. Proficient in Gottwald port technology.


Valid Local Driver's License - Commercial Class B with HAZMAT and Tanker endorsement and Valid Passport. Certificates in Hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical and mechanical. Valid Passport.


10% Travel to both domestic and international Tropical locations.


Operations - Manual dexterity to perform repetitive motion tasks on computer or handheld. Ability to frequently twist, bend, reach, squat, kneel, climb on equipment, push/pull 50 pounds, crawl, lift and carry at least 80 pounds on a daily basis. Able to withstand constant exposure to extreme weather conditions. Ability to travel in various modes of transportation (e.g. automobile, airplane, train etc.) Occasionally exposed to outside elements during the course of traveling.