Marine Electrician - 4842 in National City, CA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 1/7/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who We Are

When a U.S. Navy ship needs repairs, they call us. Join our team as we keep the most powerful Navy the world has known afloat and ready to serve! The selected Marine Electrician will provide Combat Systems maintenance and training to assist shipboard personnel in the operation, maintenance and assessment of Combat Systems equipment. This position is full-time and based in San Diego, CA. May involve up to 25% travel. **This position will require the ability to Obtain and Maintain a Secret Security Clearance and DBIDs credential for Navy base and ship access.*TL

What You Will Do

Duties will include but not limited to maintenance, training, and assessment of Alarms/Sensors, Security systems, Exterior Communications equipment, Audio/Visual/Display systems, Force Protection equipment, Navigation equipment, Meteorological equipment, Countermeasure system and associated network system (excluding IT systems), Electronic Cooling/Dry Air system and associated repairs and to instruct Ship’s Force personnel to conduct functional checks and operational test of those system/equipment onboard U.S. Navy ships located in San Diego, CA, Everett, WA, Pearl Harbor, HI, Japan and Singapore.

What You Must Have

  • Must have experience as a shipboard marine electronic/electrical trades specialty with 4 or more years of shipboard maintenance and repair experience.

  • Must be able to read and interpret equipment and systems ship drawings and ship technical documents and manuals.

  • Must be competent in the use of electronic/electrical equipment and tools in corrective repair efforts in order to accomplish ship repairs.

  • Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.

  • Must be physically able to climb and work on ships in an industrial environment. 

  • HS education or Trade School + 4 years of related experience.

  • Start date contingent upon approved DBIDS, background check, and base access, which are required for this position and continued employment.

Bonus Points For...

  • Graduate of Navy A or C schools for Electronic Technician (ET) or Interior Communications (IC) specialist.

  • Fiber Optic certification highly preferred

Physical Requirements

Must be able to lift, carry and transport heavy equipment and boxes. The exact weight requirements will be determined by the specific job, but no less than 30 lbs. Able to work on and climb ladders, work in extreme temperature environments, aboard ships, in shipyards, under industrial conditions and in confined spaces. Able to perform other duties as required which may involve high heat, humidity, noise and dirty conditions, working aloft or over the sides of vessels. May ride ships at sea for extended periods. May require wearing a respirator. Travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States.

Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries provides mission-critical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising nearly 6,000 professionals in 45 states and 16 countries, our unique national security services portfolio includes unmanned systems, defense and federal solutions, and nuclear and environmental services. For more information, visit

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit:

Federal Executive Order 14042 requires that covered contractor employees who work on, or in connection with, covered Federal contracts or at covered contractor workplaces may be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and comply with other requirements. Covered contractor employees also must comply with agency COVID-19 workplace safety requirements while in Federal workplaces. Applicant agrees to comply with said requirements to the extent they apply to the applied-for position.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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