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Electrician Marine 1st Class

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BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair is hiring Marine Electricians 1st Class to support the Norfolk Ship Repair Facility. Must be able to carry a First Class Ship board Marine Electrician. Must have a working knowledge of Shipboard Electrical Systems, installations, troubleshooting procedures and repair. Must be able to read and interpret work specifications, technical drawings, military specifications and Navsea Standard Items in order to perform electrical repairs, installations and cable terminations. Must be able to work individually as well as in a team setting. General Requirements: Must be able to carry a tool bag weight 20-30 pounds Able to enter and exit a standard horizontal and vertical manhole (15 inches x 23 inches) Able to work in confined spaced for prolonged periods of time Must be able to climb vertical or inclined ladders Must be able to stand, sit, push/pull and stoop Must be able to work in a kneeling position, crawling or work with body bent over at the waist Must be able to work with arms extended at shoulder level and above tool bag weight 20-30 pounds

Category: Marine Electrician


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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
Compensation
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
Education
Typically a High school diploma or GED is required, along with technical or post-secondary electrician's degree and license.
Qualifications
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