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Electrician 1st Class

Summary: Under limited or no supervision, performs in a variety of complex electrical trade functions such as the rip out, installation, maintenance, or repair of electronics and/or electrical equipment for the generation, distribution, or utilization of electric energy onboard U.S. vessels/government installations. Essential Roles and Responsibilities: • Reports directly to the Electrical Supervisor • Coordinates the efforts of other trades during an installation, modification, or repair operation • Performs component and/or system troubleshooting to diagnose the problem and provide most cost-effective recommendation for completing repairs • Ensures control and assumes responsibility for Level-1 material controls • Performs rip out, installation, repair, overhaul, or modification in place or in shop to electronic or electromechanical systems and components (e.g., controllers, switches, pumps, etc.) • Assists with the performance of on-site field service for system grooms and checkouts, minor repairs and system configuration validation • Prepares and installs equipment or system alterations (e.g., TEMPALTs, SHIPALTs, ORDALTs, etc.) IAW the directives (i.e., instructions, drawings, Technical Manuals, MILSPECs, etc.) • Notifies supervisor of any unsatisfactory condition(s) identified during the production operation (i.e., repair, modification, etc.) • Maintains good housekeeping practices; turning off machines when not in use, disposing of waste properly, sweeping the area, etc. • Strictly adheres to corporate, federal, state and local safety regulations. Ensures that all Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) are worn and that all damaged PPE is discarded • Performs rip out, installation, repair, overhaul, or modification shipboard or in shop to electrical or electromechanical systems and components • Performs component and/or system troubleshooting to diagnose problems • Ensures that all requirements and detailed repair procedures and instructions are followed according to the company’s work instructions, work packages, management guidance to complete the production operations • Works from blueprints, drawings, layouts, or other specifications, inspects and tests electrical systems and equipment to locate and diagnose malfunctions, using visual inspections, testing devices • Works standard computations relating to load requirements of wiring or electrical equipment, and uses a variety of electrician’s hand tools to measure and test instruments • Follows blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to shipboard requirements • Troubleshoots motor controllers, control panels, power distribution panels, and any electrical item in the yard • Performs Electrical Testing using multimeter, meggers, amp meters, load banks • Assembles multi-pin connectors and fiber optic connections • Installs and seats brushes for AC and DC motors / generators • Completes inspection and resurfacing of commutators and slip rings • Performs cableway installation, banding, cable tag installation and MCT assembly • During down time must be willing to work with other trades Qualifications: • High school diploma or equivalent or vocational training • At least 5+ years’ experience as a marine electrician • Understands and is familiar with NAVSEA Standard Items • Follows NAVSEA Standard Items • Experienced in the performance of Energized Circuit work. Basic knowledge of AC and DC electrical theory, power generation, control and distribution • Communicates effectively, work independently or in a group • Ability to do basic math, i.e., add, subtract, divide and multiply • Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English • Ability to obtain access to military and government installations worldwide • Ability to travel required • Ability to read reference drawings • Ability to read and draw schematics Primary work location is 99 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA.