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Shipboard Electronic Technician I - Chesapeake, VA

Chesapeake, VA, US
Job Description The Shipboard Electronic Technician I works on a team supporting cabling, equipment, and C5ISR system installations. The ETI performs a variety of tasks to include the fabrication and assembly of various electromechanical and electronic assemblies. This position completes simple routine tasks under close supervision or from detailed procedures. Gathers and maintains specified records of engineering data such as tests, drawings, etc.; performs computations by substituting numbers in specified formulas; plots data and draws simple curves and graphs. Performs simple or routine tasks or tests such as tensile or hardness tests; operates and adjusts simple test equipment; records test data. Performs one or a combination of such typical duties as assembles or installs equipment or parts requiring simple wiring, soldering, or connecting.
Installation experience should include:
-Moving and uncrating of equipment
-Installation of electronic equipment, ducts, cableways, cables, high density cable connectors
-Assembling cable harnesses
-Soldering with low voltage soldering devices and coaxial connectors
-Assembling small mechanical parts per fabrication/assembly drawings

The ETI may have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty, or military training may apply. Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of electronics repair, fabrication, and installation. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. The ETI receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher level technician, and work is reviewed for compliance with accepted practices. Applicant may provide some technical guidance to lower level employees.
Work is performed onboard U.S. Naval Ships and military installations requiring the ability to work in areas with drafts, noise, and temperature variation. Must be able to work in high heat spaces, climb shipyard dry dock stairs/ladders, work in kneeling position for layout of cable runs under false decking, lift up to 50 pounds with 80% of work requiring carrying, pushing, and/or pulling up to 40 pounds for majority of shift while being in a standing, crouching, or walking position. Attention to safety critical.
Required Skills -High School Diploma or equivalent -2 years of experience in the shipboard installation field -Willing to work second or thirds shift as needed. -Must be familiar with NAVSEA, standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of electronics repair, fabrication, and installation. -Willing to work more than 40 hours work weeks. -Applicants must successfully undergo a background investigation and drug screening. -This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Serco to staff it only with U.S. Citizens -Travel may be required. Applicant must be willing to travel to various work sites such as Virginia Beach VA, Bremerton WA, Everett WA, Pearl Harbor HI, Mayport FL & Yokosuka Japan. Mil-Spec multipin, fiber optic connector, and KITCO certification desirable. Also, familiarity and experience working in shipyard environment highly desirable Active secret security clearance desirable. Military Veterans and Spouses encouraged to apply.
Employment Type Full time
Career Level Entry Level
Job ID 52567842
Company Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. federal civilian agencies, the intelligence community, the Government of Canada, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco's people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).
Functional AreaSystems Design & Engineering
DepartmentSerco’s C5ISR business unit supports all branches of the U.S. military as they look to extend the life of critical legacy weapons systems and sensors, while seamlessly integrating these systems with the latest C5I environments. We support major transformation initiatives to deliver total situational awareness from the command center to the warfighter on the front line. We are focused on the design, systems engineering, project management, procurement, installation, training, testing, and field maintenance of these systems.
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