Field Tech IV - Electrical Lead

Clearance Level
Field Engineering
Chesapeake, Virginia

REQ#: RQ124828

Travel Required: 25-50%
Requisition Type: Regular

Leads the ship-board activities of employees involved in the installation and removal of electrical and electronic equipment and cables on US Navy and Military Sealift Command Ships, working within established ship installation processes.  Must demonstrate the ability to work within the guidelines of NAVSEA Technical Specification 9090-310(series).  Must have a working knowledge of the NAVSEA Standard Items. 

Must be a team player, comfortable working and communicating with all levels; be able to speak clearly and possess basic computer skills.  Must be capable of working extended hours aboard U.S. Navy vessels in a shipyard industrial environment.

Specific responsibilities are:

  • Reports directly to the AIT Team Lead.

  • Leads Alteration Installation Team (AIT) electrical personnel and assigns the day-to-day workflow of production workers aboard U.S. Navy ships.

  • Performs a variety of technical tasks and provides site support.

  • Modifies, moves, and installs a range of new equipment.

  • Troubleshoots a variety of electrical issues.

  • Provides daily status reports to the Installation Team Lead.

  • Read and interpret complex blueprints, drawings, schematics, wiring diagrams, cable run sheets, Overhaul Specifications and MIL-Spec and other technical specifications.  Uses these documents to ensure effective Naval AIT installations and/or repair work.

  • Reviews production schedules, material, and manpower resources to identify schedule risks.

  • Assigns employees tasks to maximize productivity, minimize costs, and maintain quality.

  • Provides guidance and training to subordinate staff.

  • Demonstrate the ability to follow written and verbal instructions

  • Correct installation drawings with red lines and through the submission of LARs.

  • Performs advanced production tasks as needed.

  • Participates in special projects as required.

Must have Subject Matter Expertise with NAVSEA installation guidelines, shipboard power distribution, DoD-STD-2003 (EPISM), and cable installation requirements.

Must be certified to terminate multi-pin copper connectors

Must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds and be able to access and crawl/climb into tight and cumbersome spaces on U.S. Navy surface ships and submarines.

Must be a U.S. Citizen.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: AA/AS (or equivalent experience)

8-10 years of related experience in electrical shipboard repair and alteration.  Four years of experience as a Team Leader/Foreman in the ship repair/AIT industry.   

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