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Repair Technician (Electrician)

Electrical Technician, MRT

Under general supervision and on own initiative, performs standard and advanced MRO duties. You will support all projects and tasks MRO activities necessary to fulfill specific contract needs and promote Curtiss-Wright’s willingness and ability to deliver “readiness” to our clients. You must be able to work in a shop environment during regular operational hours and/or contract specific off-premises job sites such as shipyards and ships/vessels. Technicians should have the ability to work on reciprocating, electromechanical, and rotating equipment in both unsupervised and supervised scenarios based on experience with equipment at hand. In addition, candidates may be asked to perform general shop duties when necessary. This role may require domestic or international travel (short and/or extended periods) according to project specifics and Curtiss-Wright’s workforce availability.


Location: Chesapeake, VA


We Take of Our People

Paid Time OffI 401K with Employer Match and Profit Sharing IHealth and Wellness Benefits I Learning and Development Opportunities I Referral Program I Competitive PayI Recognition IEmployee Stock Purchase Plan IInclusive & Supportive Culture


Your Challenges

  • Learn and understand functionality and capability of simple and complex equipment such as, but not limited to, air compressors, valves, and pumps. Emphasis on understanding equipment

  • Electrical Requirement(s)

  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)

  • Perform electrical system troubleshooting and support mechanically oriented tasks on various industrial grade equipment.

  • Perform necessary MRO tasks on equipment installed on both commercial and non-commercial (e.g., Naval) vessels.

  • Breakdown, adjust, repair, and assemble equipment according to technical specifications and manuals.

  • Review and understand electrical schematics and technical drawings.

  • Complete required reports and test documentation to support project deliverables.

  • Ability to comply with governing industry standards while performing duties.

  • Maintain a professional and task-oriented mentality while executing duties.


What You Bring

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • 0-3 years of experience in a similar role.

  • Experience with wiring, soldering, and assembling electrical components.

  • Experience with general electrical lab equipment such as multimeters, power supplies, etc.

  • Basic shop skills and understanding of common manual and powered tools.

  • Hands-on technical capability and desire to understand electro-mechanical equipment functionality.

  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and technical drawings.

  • U.S. Citizen and ability to obtain a Security Clearance.

  • Ability travel up to 25%.

  • Ability to work overtime.

  • Ability to work overhaul equipment utilizing tech manuals and other repair documentation.

  • Ability to work unsupervised on reciprocating, electromechanical, and rotating equipment.

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, able to go into tight accesses, and be able to go up and down ladders to access equipment.

  • Expected to have or purchase basic hand tools


Who We Are

Curtiss-Wright Fleet Solutions is comprised of three service centers that focus on the US Navy fleet support and maintenance market. The Fleet Solutions group provides turnkey overhaul / repair, testing, and parts sales for air compressors, main propulsion steam turbines, valves, steam turbine generators, auxiliary turbines, dehydrators, pumps, strainers, PLCs, blowers, and water purification. 


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