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Marine Electrician/Electrical Technician

Marine Electrician/Electrical Technician

Job ID 
2018-1186
Job Locations 
US-VA-Virginia Beach
Category 
Hot Jobs
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Division 
Maritime
Eligibility for Security Clearance Required 
Yes

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Overview

The GBS Group, an engineering services and consulting firm, is seeking a Marine Electrician/Electrical Technician to support our growing technology business in Virginia Beach, VA. 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 Headquarters is located within 10 miles of the Virginia Beach resort area and downtown Norfolk’s Waterside District and includes a 24x7 Operational Support Center monitoring all client installations in North America as well as a world class lab with configurations of all client hardware and software systems.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Perform maintenance, testing, and troubleshooting of high voltage equipment, including energized and de-energized. Install new systems and make modifications to existing systems.
  • Work on or aboard US Navy, US Coast Guard or MSC shipboard electrical systems to include electrical power generation and distribution, alarms, and command and control systems
  • Work with Government Service personnel and engineers from different companies supporting shipboard electrical systems troubleshooting and installations.
  • Use of multi-meters, voltmeters, voltage testers, ammeters, ohmmeters, and other electrical testing tools and devices
  • Inspect and survey existing ships.
  • Read and interpret original design drawings, technical manuals, and equipment specifications for incorporation into new designs.
  • Work independently. (degree of supervision dependent upon category level applied for)
  • Identify and solve problems as related to ship systems design and equipment installation.
  • Installations and modifications aboard government and commercial ships.

Qualifications

Candidates must possess the following professional experience and qualifications. These will be divided into 3 categories (Level I, II and III) and will be consummate with the individuals training and experience.

  • Level I: 0-3 years’ experience and knowledge of ship board electrical installations including medium and high voltage electrical systems, networks, and electro-mechanical systems. Some direct supervision would be required.
  • Level II: 3-7 years’ experience and knowledge of ship board electrical installations including medium and high voltage electrical systems, networks, and electro-mechanical systems. Minimal direct supervision would be required.
  • Level III: 7-12 years’ experience and knowledge of ship board electrical installations including medium and high voltage electrical systems, networks, and electro-mechanical systems. No direct supervision would be required.
  • Familiarity with 600V 60 HZ, 450V 60 HZ, 120V 60 HZ, 120V 400 HZ and 450V 400 HZ Systems as well as AC to DC transformer systems.
  • Familiar with use of multi-meters, voltmeters, voltage testers, ammeters, ohmmeters, and other electrical testing tools and devices
  • Commitment to safety and quality and be familiar with “tag out” safety protocols and lock out devices.
  • US Navy/USCG Electrician’s Mate A school or shipyard waterfront/shop apprenticeship or equivalent training / practical experience.
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance and passport.

Desired characteristics:

  • Possess strong analytical skills, demonstrated problem-solving capability, and ability to generate well written engineering and technical reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with leadership and team members
  • Preference given to US Navy/USCG Electrician’s Mates, IC men (Nuclear Trained or Conventional) or Gas Turbine Systems Technician - Electrical (GSE).
  • Electrical Apprenticeship graduate and/or possess one of the following: Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology Degree, High Voltage Safety certification, Fiber Optic installation and connector fabrication certification, Current Thermographic level 1 certification.
  • Ability to travel 20%

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.