BAE Systems is hiring Marine Electricians 3rd class to support Norfolk Ship Repair.
A third class electrician must be able to troubleshoot and accomplish the following tasks:
Maintains and sustains a safe working environment by following, practicing and encouraging others to observe all safety precautions required while working in a heavy industrial environment.
Ensures safe working environment by following correct lock-out, danger, red tag procedures and WAF requirements.
Determines relevant drawings required for a job by reviewing job packet, locating relevant drawings and then cross-referencing with resources such as Navy Standards Items, ISO 9000 procedures, IEEE and Chapter 300 EPISM.
Lays out jobs by identifying installation equipment requirements, e.g., hangers, boxes, conduit, wire ways, etc., tools and control equipment, e.g., push-buttons, switches, controller and power distribution panels, etc.
Conducts rip-out of systems using hand and power tools, e.g., cable cutters, saws-all, grinders, by following schematics or work order instructions.
Installs control and distribution apparatus, such as switches, relays, controllers, and circuit breaker panels, fastening in place using hand and power tools.
Determines cable paths to equipment aboard ships using blueprints (cable routing plans), job orders, and other sources of information.
Installs electrical and electronic circuits by following cabling/wiring electrical schematics and pulling cable through designated conduits, cableways, MCTs, MCPs etc., properly securing cables (banding) and packing swage tubes, MCTs, MCPs etc.
Marks all circuitry work by ensuring cabling is correctly identified and tagged appropriately with metal tag carrying circuit number/identification.
Category: Marine Electrician
NOTE: The following description is a GENERAL Overview of this career and not a description of a particular job posting.
Marine Electricians are typically responsible for assembling, installing, testing, and maintaining electrical wiring and equipment, as well as inspecting electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, or necessary repairs. Marine Electricians may also prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring or equipment while ensuring compliance with safety codes
National Median Wages: $16.50 to $18.50 hourly, depending upon experience
VSRA Median Wage Report: $20.95 hourly
VSRA Marine Electrician Trade Helper/Apprentice: $12.00-$13.00 hourly
Typically a High school diploma or GED is required, along with technical or post-secondary electrician's degree and license.
Typically, employers require:
- Minimum of five years verifiable work experience in the ship repair industry
- Basic trade specific knowledge, such as n understanding of power tools and their usage
- Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in the testing and repair of electrical components
- Reliability and dependability
- Ability to obtain a security clearance