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Posted by: WR Systems on Jan 12, 2021


Norfolk , VA

Job Description:

WR has a need for a basic Alteration Installation Technician (AIT) that will perform shipboard electronic systems and equipment installations onboard US Navy Ships.

Position responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:
Routing, banding and terminating (connector fabrication) cables. Installing and modifying equipment racks. The removal of existing systems and equipment which may include but not limited to the following: o Navigation
o Interior/ exterior Communications and Radar
Assists AIT lead in determining job pre-planning requirements. Interacts with on-site government representative (OSR), ship's crew and shipyard personnel in support of job requirements and schedule. Assists AIT lead in developing and maintaining necessary documentation (processes, procedures and checklists) required for job execution and completion.

Candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills, and experience:
Must have at least one (1)+ of the following education accomplishments: Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Technology, or Information Technology with three (3)+ years' experience in installation, testing, manufacturing or maintenance. High School Diploma or GED equivalent with five (5) years' experience in installation, testing, manufacturing or maintenance.
Familiar with standard concepts, practices, tools, requirements and procedures within the field of electronics repair, fabrication and installation. Previous installation experience to include installation of equipment, cableways, cables, connectors (copper and fiber optic) and the assembly of mechanical parts as necessary per the tasking. Ability to work in an industrial shipboard/shipyard environment, climb ladders and wear all required safety equipment. Ability to read and interpret drawings and schematics and have the troubleshooting skills to identify and resolve problems. 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 and also provide leadership, guidance and direction to more junior level technicians. Must possess good communications skills. Ability to perform multiple tasks. Self-management skills. Decision making skills. Travel and work independently. Be teamwork orientated.
Other Requirements:
• OSHA 10 Hour Maritime.
• NAVSEA Cableway Certifications.
Ability to obtain and maintain an Active Secret Security 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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