Sr Electrician

Clearance Level
Chesapeake, Virginia

REQ#: RQ55599

Travel Required: 50-75%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidates will have a thorough knowledge and understanding electrical/electronics installation of shipboard and shore based systems, i.e. combat, satellite, LANS, video and communications systems. Assemble, install, remove, repair and troubleshoot connectors (both copper and fiber) and cables. Able to read equipment installation drawings and cable run sheets. Able to write various reports, document troubleshooting process and update project schedules using MS Office applications and email using MS Outlook. Able to communicate verbally and in writing project status, problems, solutions and lessons learned. Able to work productively within a team while in a changing and challenging shipboard environment.
Perform wide variety of complex activities associated with installing, maintaining and servicing electrical/electronic/mechanical equipment under limited supervision. Perform additional duties as assigned. Install, maintain, repair, overhaul, troubleshoot, modify and test various types of electrical, electronic and/or mechanical equipment and related devices.
Apply technical knowledge of electronic principles in order to put equipment in operational condition and solve problems.
Candidates must be experienced in the use of various types of general purpose electrical/electronics and data test equipment. Troubleshoot and correct malfunctions using specialized test and diagnostic equipment.
Make recommendations for improvements or modifications to correct problems.
Provide work leadership to less-experienced field engineers.
Serve as a team leader.
Participate in special projects as required.
Requires High School diploma or equivalent.
Requires 3-5 years experience "hands on" experience.  Applicants shall have completed the appropriate military, civilian technical schools or have ship yard experience in their specialty. Requirements should also include, but are not limited to the following: At least one (1) year of the applicant's experience shall be recent experience (within the last 4 years) onboard ship, in shipyard or other industrial environment. access to classified information;
Work is typically performed at field sites and client facilities, which require proper safety equipment and precautions. Moderate physical effort in handling of heavy materials, boxes and tools or equipment.
Candidate must be able transport themselves to and from multiple local jobsites.
Out of town travel is REQUIRED CONUS and OCONUS.
Must be able to obtain DBIDS badge for access to Naval Bases and Facilities
Must be able to obtain access to Huntington Ingalls Industries (Newport News Shipyard)
Must be an US Citizen.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.