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Senior Electrician / Electronics Tech (MTP4) - 19447

Senior Electrician / Electronics Tech (MTP4) - 19447

  • Location: Chesapeake, VA, Virginia, United States
  • Company: HII's Mission Technologies division
  • Requisition Number: 19447
  • Required Travel: 51 - 75%
  • Employment Type: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt
  • Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain
  • Level of Experience: Senior

This opportunity resides with Fleet Sustainment, a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. For 40 years, the U.S. Navy has entrusted HII to maintain and modernize the vast majority of its fleet. From small watercraft to submarines, combatants and aircraft carriers, our systems and maintenance experts help the Navy maintain a high state of readiness. And, we deploy with the most advanced technology and capability available.

Meet HII’s Mission Technologies Division
Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense – the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that’s right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you.

Come Join HII Where Hard Stuff Is Done Right!
When a U.S. Navy ship needs repairs, they call us.

As the top ranked defense contractor on Forbes list of America's Best Large Employers, HII Mission Technologies is committed to serving our employees, our communities, our service members, and our nation! We offer competitive benefits, education reimbursement, and professional development opportunities.

Join HII Marine Services Operations (MSO) in Chesapeake, VA as we keep the most powerful Navy the world has known afloat and ready to serve. MSO trades teams provide expert solutions on shipboard alterations and installations for fleet modernization. The selected Electronics Tech candidate will support MSO, working closely with our skilled trades teams, on surface ships, utilizing various tools of the trade, removing, installing and upgrading industrial systems and equipment. Selected candidate will be required to travel to shipyards and military bases located around the country and abroad, for durations up to 75% of the time when not assigned to a local task. Per Diem provided, based on location, when on travel. Travel and lodging expenses are covered by the company.

Weekend and/or overtime hours required depending on contract awards and support required as per trade/skill set.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Display high levels of quality, integrity, safety, respect, engagement, and performance consistent with company values.
  • Support trades team by working on active class surface ships, performing alterations and installations for fleet modernization contracts such as Naval Surface Warfare Center and Naval Information Warfare Systems Command.
  • Apply masterful understanding and complete comprehension of production and processes, specialty trades functions and tools to provide technical support, install, operate, maintain, repair, and modify shipboard systems, integrated systems and related equipment/software at company, customer and/or field locations.
  • Perform quality inspections on finished product and provide onsite training of employees and customer support personnel when required.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose malfunctions to eliminate problems in minimum time.
  • Interface with customers, manage subcontractors, provide work direction, and lead others. May manage one or more electrical installation crews.
  • Perform a variety of complicated and non-routine tasks including duties outside of specialty to complete installation or work assignment.
  • Develop and use technical documents including controlled work packages, formal work processes and procedures, test documents, reports and task or trip reports.
  • Schedule, report and brief customers and senior management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must have High School education, or Trade School or equivalent, and 6 years of Marine/Shipboard related experience. Prefer technical/professional certifications.
  • Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.
  • Must have masterful knowledge, complete comprehension and experience with installing, troubleshooting, testing, maintenance and repairs of marine electrical and electronic systems, equipment, functions, associated equipment, and tools on marine vessels.
  • Must have valid multipin connector fabrication certification and experience in accordance with NAVSEA STD 009-73.
  • Must be highly proficient at reading electrical drawings, schematics, and tech manuals.
  • Must be able to interface and communicate effectively with employees, customers, and management.
  • Must be able to perform in a crew leadership role.
  • Must be able to follow and enforce safety procedures to ensure a safe and secure work environment.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance and maintain clearance level throughout employment.
  • Must be able to obtain base access credentials within 60 days of start date and maintain credentials throughout employment.
  • Must be able to work outside of trade specific requirements as team projects require towards task completion.
  • Must be able to travel between 50% - 75% when not assigned to local tasking.

Preferred Requirements

  • Candidates who have graduated from and/or completed electrical military A or C school, a vocational school, apprenticeship program or a skilled trades certificate program are preferred.
  • Candidates with Fiber Optic experience and certifications are preferred.
  • Candidates with NAVSEA Cableway Improvement Program certifications are preferred.
  • Candidate with a current or active DoD clearance preferred.
  • OSHA 10 Maritime Certification a plus.
  • Basic computer usage and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite software a plus.
  • Candidates with multiple marine installation trade skills are highly preferred

Physical Requirements

Must be able to lift, carry and transport heavy equipment and boxes. The exact weight requirements will be determined by the specific job, but no less than 30 lbs. Able to work on and climb ladders, work in extreme temperature environments, aboard ships, in shipyards, under industrial conditions and in confined spaces. Able to perform other duties as required which may involve high heat, humidity, noise and dirty conditions, working aloft or over the sides of vessels. May ride ships at sea for extended periods. May require wearing a respirator. Travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States.


We build the world’s most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.

Recognized as one of America’s top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people’s safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you’ll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.

Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.
Today’s challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It’s why we’re focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

Do You Need Assistance?
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #3 for HII Technical Solutions.