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ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (ENTRY LEVEL) - NEWPORT NEWS, VA WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE

Company: Serco Inc.
Location: Newport News
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Position Description If you love engaging in manual projects supporting the U.S Navy and our U.S Naval Ships, Serco has a great opportunity for you! Serco is hiring an Entry level Engineering Technician to be part of a dynamic team supporting our US. Navy with equipment, and C5ISR system installations located in the beautiful surrounds of Newport News, Virginia. Serco supports our US Naval Ships with successful and safe work by providing cabling, equipment, and C5ISR system installations for our Military. You will join an amazing team to fabricate, and assemble various electromechanical and electronic assemblies by applying appropriate safety techniques. You will also play a critical role in ensuring that successful and safe work is performed on-board U.S. Naval Ships and our Military installations, which is vital to our Mission to protect and serve our Military. In this role, you will: * Install and repair wiring, fixtures, and equipment for all electrical services aboard ship and in shipyard facilities * Follow blueprints and wiring diagrams * Install conduit to bulkheads with brackets and screws, using hand tools, and threads wires. For example: connection boxes, circuit breakers, voltage regulators, and switch panels. * Strips insulation from wire ends and solders ends to terminals, using stripping pliers and soldering iron. * Connect power-supply circuits to radio, radar, sonar, fire control, and other electronic equipment. * Test electrical characteristics, for example, voltage, resistance, and phase angle, in circuits, using voltmeters, ohmmeters, and phase rotation indicators. * Troubleshoot electrical equipment and circuits using appropriate test equipment to detect and effect required maintenance, repairs, or replacement requirements. * Perform maintenance and repair of generators, switchboards, controllers, circuit breakers, electrical motors, distribution panels, alarm and lighting circuits. * Conduct insulation resistance measurements of electrical cables to determine condition and effects repairs or replacements as required. * Maintain adequate inventories of electrical spare parts and requisitions replacements as required. * Lift up to 50 pounds with 80% of work requiring carrying, pushing, and/or pulling up to 40 pounds for majority of shift (while being in a standing, crouching, or walking position. Attention to safety critical). Qualifications To be successful in this role, you will have: * The ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance * A High School Diploma/GED * The ability to obtain and gain access to shipyards (NAVSTA & DBIDS), undergo a background investigation and pass a drug screening * The ability to obtain an OSHA certification * Familiarity in the following areas: * Band/pack MCTs/RISE * Layout & mount small equipment as needed * Read drawings (Beginner) * Basic knowledge of tools, QA documents, meter * Safety: Follows all PPE protocols. * The ability to work in high heat spaces, climb shipyard dry dock stairs/ladders, work in kneeling position for layout of cable runs under false decking * Have attention to safety. * Be able to get respirator qualified and wear proper PPE throughout their work shift * Must be willing to travel up to 10% to various work sites around the area Additional desired experience and skills: * An active Secret clearance * Shipboard experience * An OSHA 10 certification * Familiarization with NAVSEA, standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of electrical repair, fabrication, and installation If you are interested in supporting and working with our team across the globe on a passionate, talented, and diverse Serco team- then submit your application now for immediate consideration. It only takes a few minutes and could change your career! Military Veterans and Spouses encouraged to apply! Company Overview Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. In North America, Serco's 9,000+ employees strive to make an impact every day across 100+ sites in the areas of Defense, Citizen Services, and Transportation. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state, provincial and local governments, and commercial clients. While your place may look a little different depending on your role, we know you will find yours here. Wherever you work and whatever you do, we invite you to discover your place in our world. Serco is a place you can count on and where you can make an impact because every contribution matters. To review Serco benefits please visit: https://www.serco.com/na/careers/benefits-of-choosing-serco . If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email. Candidates may be asked to present proof of identify during the selection process. If requested, this will require presentation of a government-issued I.D. (with photo) with name and address that match the information entered on the application. Serco will not take possession of or retain/store the information provided as proof of identity. For more information on how Serco uses your information, please see our Applicant Privacy Policy and Notice . Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email . Serco is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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