Assistant electrical engineer question about sea time

If someone worked on a vessel as assistant electrical engineer" on a vessel, would any of that time count at all towards their next engineering upgrade?

It should if your counted in the " engineer" group, any position on board a U.S. vessel counts for sea time in your area of experise.

Batteries . . .

I know ships that carry unlicensed electricians but what US ship carries an electrical engineer title?

It’s not us flagged