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Posted by: WR Systems on Jan 12, 2021


Norfolk , VA

Job Description:

WR is potentially seeking a Shipboard Installation Technician to perform electronic systems and equipment installations on-board US Navy surface ships and submarines.

Position responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

Work requirements include routing, banding and terminating (connector fabrication) cables, installing and modifying equipment racks and the removal of existing systems and equipment which may include but not limited to the following: Navigation Interior and Exterior Communications Radar Sonar and Weapons Systems
Candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills, and experience:

High School Diploma or GED equivalent required. AAS in electronics, apprenticeship in electronics or completion of military technical training (A and C School) a plus. 0 years of experience required; however, experience in a technical or mechanical field highly desirable. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, tools, requirements and procedures within the field of either electronics, electrical or mechanical repair. Previous Military experience in electronics, electrical or mechanical field a plus. Ability to work in an industrial shipboard/shipyard environment, climb ladders and wear all required safety equipment. Ability to read and interpret drawings a plus. Able to lift (up to 75lb), carry and transport heavy equipment and materials required for the job. Able to receive direction from higher level technicians and complete tasking according to approved procedures and practices.
Other Requirements:

10 Hour OSHA Maritime, NAVSEA Cable-Way and Copper Connector Certifications preferred. Fiber Optic Installer, Termination/Test and QA Inspector a plus. Previous Military Service in a Technical rating and serving on US Submarines a plus. OSHA 10 Hour Maritime and NAVSEA Cable-way and Connector a plus.
*This position is contingent upon funding.

Ability to obtain and maintain an Active Secret Clearance.

WR is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, traits associated with race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including lactation, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, veterans' status, or any additional factors that are protected by law. Please see https://wrsystems.com/our-responsibility/ for more information.

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About WR Systems Ltd.

Through the company's three core operations – Maritime Technologies, Healthcare Technologies, and Government Business Solutions – WR Systems has, since 1983, supported some of the world's most well known and demanding customers by providing mission-critical technical solutions.

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