Senior Electronic Technician (Navaids) with Security Clearance
Company: SubCom LLC
Location: Newport News
Posted on: November 10, 2019
Senior Electronic Technician SubCom is the leading global partner
for today's undersea data transport requirements. SubCom designs,
manufactures, deploys, maintains, and operates the industry's most
reliable fiber optic cable networks. Its flexible solutions include
repeaterless to ultra-long-haul, offshore oil and gas, scientific
applications, and marine services. SubCom brings end-to-end network
knowledge and global experience to support on-time delivery, and
meet the needs of customers worldwide. To date, the company has
deployed over 200 networks - enough undersea cable to circle Earth
more than 17 times at the equator. The Senior Electronic Technician
(Navaids) applies a working knowledge of computer and navigation
skills to maintain and operate shipboard systems. The Senior
Electronic Technician (Navaids) will also be required to interact
with shipyard personnel, port engineering staff, and equipment
vendors. Responsibilities: ? Maintain ship navigation, assist with
shipboard communication, automation control, CCTV and shipboard
safety systems ? Must be available for worldwide travel. Sea going
experience is beneficial. ? A degree in Electronics
Technology/Computer Science, equivalent military training, or 4
years of experience with shipboard electronics is preferred. ?
Solid understanding of the technical principles of electronic
equipment functional operation and maintenance. ? Maintain ship
networks and computer systems following established Cyber Security
guidelines and perform ISSO duties. ? Supervising shipyard work
during maintenance periods. ? Able to function in a team setting. ?
Able to communicate with team and supervisor effectively. ?
Deployment at sea for extended periods up to 2 months at any one
time. ? Inventory control of all equipment ? Assist shipboard ET in
maintenance of radars, Dynamic Positioning System, and GPS systems.
? Maintain and upgrade all computer and electronic systems under
the direction of ET Supervisor ? Additional duties as assigned.
Reporting Relationships: ? Reports to Electronic Technician
Supervisor Qualifications: ? Experience Administering computers in
network environment ? Security+ Certification is preferred and will
be required after being hired ? GROL certification is preferred and
will be required after being hired ? Two year Associate degree in
Electronics Technology or equivalent military training ? Five or
more years? experience troubleshooting and maintaining electronic
equipment ? Experience operating and maintaining shipboard
navigation systems is preferred ? Experience operating and
maintaining undersea bathymetry systems is preferred ? Experience
processing bathymetry data using CARIS software tools is preferred
? Must be able to pass physical exam and lift 50 lbs required for
at sea deployment ? Must be able to obtain a security clearance
from the US Department of Defense. ? Must be able to read and
understand electronic schematics ? Must work well in a team
environment as well as independent. ? Understanding of RS-232,
RS-422, and RS-485 communication protocols is preferred. Working
Conditions: This position is considered OFFSHORE which is
characterized as follows: ? Outdoors and indoors, day and night, as
well as over/near water ? Frequently working on or near moving
equipment and vibrating equipment ? Humidity is frequently above
90% ? Noise is over 85 decibels ? Light is intense/glare ?
Potential exposure to open fire/flames/sparks ? Constant exposure
to airborne dust, fumes, and gases ? Work surface is stable ?
Height is elevated ? Requires working outdoors, exposed to all
weather conditions ? Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels
that are distracting and uncomfortable ? Includes exposure to
contaminants ? Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or
very cold (below 32 F degrees) temperatures ? Requires working in
cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions ? Requires
working in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions
Physical Activity/Requirements: The physical demands described here
are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position is
considered HEAVY work. OCCASIONAL: ? Lift 50-100 pounds ? Work in
confined spaces, kneel, jump, run, work while lying on
stomach/back, crawl, and use repetitive movements of the arms and
hands. ? Identify color differences ? Wear PPE, eye protection, and
steel/safety toed shoes/boots FREQUENT: ? Lift 25-50 pounds ? Wear
PPE for head, hands ? Climb stairs/ladders, stand, balance, stoop,
squat, reach, and lift/carry objects. ? Twist, sit with back
supported, head forward/flexed, head tilted/rotated ? Work with
arms extended below the waist, unsupported, elbows flexed, wrist
supported and unsupported. ? Operate a motor vehicle CONSTANT: ?
Lift 10-20 pounds ? Standing and walking ? Wear PPE for body,
vision, and hearing protection SubCom is committed to providing a
work environment that prohibits discrimination on the basis of age,
color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin,
race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation,
protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristics
protected by applicable law or regulation.
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