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1st Class Marine Electrician (40598)

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Summary/General Description of Jobs:

  • Inspects, troubleshoots, repairs, installs, modifies, and maintains U.S. Navy shipboard electrical/electronic systems, circuits and equipment.
  • Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with at least 7-10 years of experience in the field or in a related area; may have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty.
  • Need to be familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures; relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks; directs and leads the work of others. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required; typically reports to a supervisor/manager.
  • Works aboard U.S. Navy Surface ships, performs shipboard repairs, and installs simple and/or complex modifications to electrical equipment utilizing plans, schematics, sketches, blue prints or written and/or verbal instructions.
  • Repairs; troubleshoots, replaces electrical equipment including: motor and logic controllers, switchboard mods, load centers, buss transfer switches, electrical circuits and tests specialized electrical systems; able to do work of an electrician under general supervision, maybe asked to provide guidance to entry level electricians as well as perform additional non-electrician related duties as assigned
  • Has current or past multi-pin copper connectorization qualifications. Fiber Optic installation certification a plus with current qualifications.

Essential Duties & Job Functions:

  • Provide Senior level leadership within an industrial shop as required or shipboard during ship repair availabilities – Repairs, installs, replaces, and tests electrical circuits, cables and equipment. – Uses hand tools and electrical testing equipment.
  • Inspects and tests electrical equipment, lighting, signal, communication and power circuits. – Isolates defects in wiring, switches, motors, and other electrical equipment using general and specialized testing equipment. – Replaces faulty switches, sockets, and other elements of electrical systems. – Dismantles electrical machinery and replaces defective electrical or mechanical parts such as gears, brushes, and armatures.
  • Mounts motors, transformers, and lighting fixtures into position and completes circuits according to diagram specifications. – Works from drawings, blueprints, schematics, and wiring diagrams. – Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Participates in special projects as required. – preferred but not mandatory. – Experience installing and troubleshooting Standard Electronic Modules (SEMs) and Programmable Logic Controllers is a plus.
  • The ability to provide guidance to entry level electricians. – The ability to perform complex electrical work on board US Navy Ships. – The ability to read and interpret complex NAVSEA drawings and/or sketches. – The ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • An understanding of power tools and their usage. – The knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in the testing and repair of electrical components. – A working Knowledge of NAVSEA Standard Items 009-07, 022, and 073, Latest Edition.


  • Work is performed indoors and outdoors. Outdoors work is subject to temperature extremes and inclement weather conditions
  • Work hours are subject to change, with overtime work as required
  • Subject to hazards that may cause personal bodily harm; diseases, cuts, bruises, burns, common colds, influenza, dust odors and elevated noise levels

Authorities and Limitations of Authority:

  • Responsible for making decisions relative to project assigned.

Job Requirements, Required:

  • Journeymen level Marine Electrician

Job Requirements, Preferred:

  • Community College diploma or Technical Center Training graduate
  • Military Specialty School Training
  • High School diploma or GED, plus technical/vocational training or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience. – Electrician’s license or connector certification may be required. – A minimum of 7 years of U.S. Navy surface ship or submarine electrical system repairs, testing and troubleshooting experience; experience working with Navy cargo/weapons elevators is strongly encouraged.
  • Strong knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Strong background in mathematics and their applications as it applies to craft.
  • Knowledge and understanding of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

*Offers of employment are contingent on and not considered finalized until the required background check and drug test has been performed and the results received and accessed.


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