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Shipboard Electrician

Would people describe you as serious and highly reliable? Do you prefer an environment where quality is essential? Are you careful, meticulous, and organized? Able to multitask with a strong ability to problem solve in your area of knowledge? If this sounds like you, consider growing your career with KITCO Fiber Optics. KITCO has led the business of Fiber Optics for the past 20 years and we are hiring technicians to join our family. Must possess a demonstrated knowledge of the principles of electricity, electronics, shipboard and/or shore installation procedures and shop practices. Hands on experience in the troubleshooting, repair, operation, installation, test and checkout of Navy ship or shore electronics and electrical systems, antennas and supporting structures, Data systems and LAN and equipment in accordance with Military Standards. Ability to work from blueprints, drawings, technical manuals, handbooks, and other technical documentation. Possess sufficient technical skills to work independently and to provide guidance to lower-level installers. Must be able to mentor junior technicians in the proper techniques for fiber and copper cable installation and terminations. Conducts various tests or experiments that may require minor modification in test setups or procedures as well as subjective judgments in measurement; selects, sets up, and operates standard test equipment and records test data of the overall task as well as coordination. Provides daily status report detailing Project status and scheduling updates to Program Manager. Responsible for Task management including implementation, execution, team leadership and personal management, and final testing and QA acceptance. Evaluates and corrects technical problems, isolating system malfunctions, and implementing correction actions. Other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills & Experience Minimum of four (4) years and a demonstrated ability and knowledge of the principles of electricity, electronics, shipboard and/or shore installations and shop supervision. Must be certified in Cableway and Connector Building techniques. Education - High School Diploma or GED equivalent Graduate of an Apprentice Program in Electronics/Electrical or Communications or possess an Associate degree or Technical School Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Program plus 4 years of Electronic installation experience; or be a High School Graduate and have a minimum of 8 years in the Electronic Installation Industry. Kitco Fiber Optics is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. Job Type: Full-time COVID-19 considerations: Interviews are being done via ZOOM.

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Kitco Fiber Optics
5269 Cleveland St Ste 109
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

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