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Marine Electrician

Company: Bath Iron Works
Location: Newport News
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

This is an experienced level position to work in the Marine Electrical Trades and a unique opportunity to build the most advanced naval ships war ships at one of the nations premier defense shipyards.


Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Fabrication, lay-out, and installation of foundations (using welding equipment)
  • Layout and installation of wire-ways
  • Installation of electrical equipment and cables
  • Banding of cables to wire-ways, packing of cable penetrations, cut-in and hookup of cables to equipment.
  • Verification of installations

Required Skills / Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be able to perform this work in all areas of the shipyard to include shipboard, in production buildings, on the LLTY (land level transfer facility, in the dry dock, or on ships in the water
  • Must meet and perform to the requirements of the Physical Task Analysis
  • Experience with the use of hand, power, and pneumatic tools
  • Experience reading and using blueprints, including ability to perform basic layout and simple math calculations

Education / Experience:

Required Education - At least one of the following:

  • Two years minimum of prior electrician experience with formal on the job training
  • A graduate of an electrical trade school
  • Possess an Associate Degree (or higher) in Electrical Studies.
  • Successful completion of electrical military schooling (A school)
  • Graduate Electrical Apprentice
  • Preferred - High School Diploma or GED
  • Preferred - Experience in an industrial or shipbuilding environment.


  • Relocation Assistance of up to $7500.00
    • Location proximity requirements need to be met for full benefit.
  • Employer funded pension
  • 401K
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Dental
  • Long term employment opportunity

Company Description

From Gulfstream business jets and combat vehicles to nuclear-powered submarines and communications systems, people around the world depend on our products and services for their safety and security.

We offer a broad portfolio of innovative products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; IT and C4ISR solutions; and shipbuilding and ship repair.

Keywords: Bath Iron Works, Newport News , Marine Electrician, Other , Newport News, Virginia

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