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Junior Electrical Engineer

Junior Electrical Engineer

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Eligibility for Security Clearance Required 

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The GBS Group, an engineering and technical consulting firm, is seeking a Junior Electrical Engineer at our Philadelphia, PA location.  The GBS Group designs and delivers high technology services and solutions to most advanced naval and maritime ships, as well as to special purpose platforms and assets. Our office is located at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, which is a dynamic urban development, offering the Philadelphia region a unique and centrally-located waterfront business campus committed to smart energy innovation and sustainability. The Navy Yard has over 20 acres of parks, one mile of waterfront trail and is located less than one-half mile from the Wells Fargo CenterLincoln Financial FieldCitizens Bank Park, as well as the retail/entertainment center Xfinity Live!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Successful candidates will support our US Navy customer providing electronic engineering expertise on navigation control systems.
  • Work with engineers from the US Navy as well as different companies to ensure that electrical control and hydro mechanical systems are installed and operate correctly.
  • Provide training and support to equipment operational workforce.
  • Inspection and survey of existing ships
  • Work independently and communicate effectively with team engineers to identify and solve problems as related to ship systems design and equipment installation.
  • Read, use, and understand complex marine schematics and drawings.
  • Read and interpret original design drawings, technical manuals, and equipment specifications for incorporation into new designs.


Candidates for this position must possess the following professional experience and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience working with PLC based industrial control systems.
  • Ability to work in an industrial environment, familiar with safety requirements, bending/lifting
  • Strong analytical skills, demonstrated problem-solving capability, and an interest and aptitude for electrical, computer networks and mechanical systems, and should have the ability to perform basic computer programming.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills to include weekly status reports and post travel reporting Attention to quality and details with a mentality of “first time right.”
  • Be familiar with the engineering processes to conduct Critical Design Reviews on hardware and software.
  • Possess problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Work well in a cross-functional team environment comprised of representatives from multiple organizations.

EEO Statement

The GBS Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We pledge equal access to employment, facilities, and programs, regardless of race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital or familial status, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.