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Posted by: The GBS Group on Oct 19, 2021


Philadelphia , PA

Job Description:

LHDA / Gas Turbine Electrical Technician (GSE)

Job Title: LHDA/ Gas Turbine Electrical Technician (GSE)

Location: 2696 Reliance Dr, Suite 100

Virginia Beach, VA, 23452

Employee Type: Hourly - FT

Job Category: Technician, Featured

Manage Others: No

General Requirements
Demonstrate a working knowledge of Navy assessment programs, visit processes and reporting methods for visits. Using accepted current instrumentation for diagnosing equipment. Demonstrate ability for interpreting wiring diagrams and control schematics. Must have recent and current experience with in two (2) years unless designated below. Must have experience with Planned Maintenance (PMS) and Engineering operational sequencing systems (EOSS). Ability to utilize computers including the Microsoft Office Suite for compiling information for reports and history files and transfer digital pictures from camera to computer and enhance as required and label them for report purposes. Ability to Locate and trace circuit failures, and replace parts, measure current, voltage and resistance, test for shorts, grounds and continuity, test protective circuitry, and test, service and replace batteries between Machinery control system and the field sensors. Technicians perform preventive maintenance on MCS equipment and control and monitor circuits, measure insulation resistance, repair electrical/electronic cables, wiring, and connectors, maintain and repair alarm, indicating on the MCS HMI page. Must have knowledge or willing to learn intermediate maintenance on electrical components of gas turbine engines, main propulsion machinery, auxiliary equipment, propulsion control systems, and assigned electrical and electronic circuitry up to the printed circuit and alarm warning circuitry. Other duties include working with blueprints, schematics, cut sheets and performing work area inspection in the lab and providing OJT to the new sailors onboard ship . Operate, repair and maintain Machinery control system and land based test facilities. Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally. Ability to obtain and maintain Secret Clearance. Ability to travel up to 40% including ships underway and OCONUS.
Skills and Qualifications
Current working knowledge of "Navy Amphibious Ship" Machinery Control System (MCS) / Machinery Control System Suite (MCSS) Experience with troubleshooting and repairing: LHDA machinery control systems UPS Gas turbine control systems A minimum of three (3) years of experience in the operation, troubleshooting, repair, maintenance and assessment of MCS / ECS / MCSS and Support Systems, with at least 6 months' experience occurring within the last 12 months. Technical SME support for INSURV / TSRA inspections/assessments, engine balancing and Sea Trials. Ability to troubleshoot propulsion and auxiliary hardware, such as transducers, Resistance Temperature Detectors (RTE), Thermocouples, Signal Conditioners, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Input / Output Controllers (OICs), Network Switches and PC - based control and monitoring systems. Former Navy CGs, GSEs preferred.

Physical/ Mental Requirements
Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time, lift a minimum of 50lbs and walk up and down stairs numerous times. Ability to work in confined spaces and in extreme temperatures. Must be able to access and navigate all areas of the (Naval/ Maritime) facility or ship Must be able to squat, lift, stretch, and bend in order to reach all areas of the facility. Must be able to work in and on overhead structures, as well as below machinery. Requires kneeling, bending, and climbing ladders or scaffolding. Must be able to see color to discern color-coded wiring.
EEO Statement

The GBS Group is an equal-opportunity employer. Employment decisions will be based on legitimate, nondiscriminatory business reasons, including merit, qualification, experience, and abilities. Our employment policies will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, national origin, age, disability, marital or familial status, pregnancy, military/veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of the employment relationship, including but not limited to selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, promotion, termination, and access to benefits and training. Any employee who feels that he or she is or has been the victim of illegal discrimination or violation of this policy should immediately notify the Chief Administrative Officer or Human Resources. Employees may file a legitimate or good faith discrimination complaint without being subject to reprisal.

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About The GBS Group

The GBS Group provides technical services and products to commercial, government, and industrial clients across the Energy, Federal, and Transportation sectors. We offer a wide range of services, with specialized expertise in reliability and maintenance engineering, enabling technology designs and applications, software development, controls and automation systems, and life cycle maintenance and management. The professionals at The GBS Group design and deliver technical services and solutions to locomotives and passenger rail consists, naval and maritime ships and special purpose platforms and assets. Solving your toughest challenges is what drives us at The GBS Group. From planning and design to installation, troubleshooting, and operations and maintenance, we customize our services to meet your business and project goals. We provide technical consulting and engineering services to customers in several key industries across a broad spectrum of services. Founded in 2005, GBS has offices strategically located to best serve our customers, including Virginia Beach, Virginia (corporate headquarters), Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and Montreal, Quebec. As an employee-owned and small business registered our corporate mission revolves around our customers and the following keys to our success: • Dedicated to solving the customers' hardest problems and toughest challenges • Provide cost-effective solutions for life cycle and asset management • Hire the most sought-after people who bring value and reward their successes • Provide maximum value by outperforming on all projects and delivering within budget We work collaboratively, sharing ideas and resources to be sure that we outperform on our tasks. We deliver what we promise. We treat our clients very well and they continue to hire us year after year for new and expanded projects. At The GBS Group, our goal is to recruit, hire, and develop talented engineers, technicians, analysts, programmers, and administrative experts. Our employees support projects across multiple industries in the US, Canada, and overseas. We serve customers in an atmosphere of trust, high integrity, and dedication. We are seeking people who have the attitude necessary to create innovative solutions within a team that thinks outside the box and sees every challenge as a new opportunity for learning. We provide excellent benefits for full-time employees, flexible work schedules, and a friendly, collegial work environment. Full-time employees receive 10 paid holidays and a participate in a competitive Paid Time Off (PTO) accrual policy. We have full and part-time opportunities available for engineers, technicians, software engineers, programmers, naval architects, finance, contracting, interns, and other administrative positions. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@thegbsgroup.us, referencing the job position if posted at www.thegbsgroup.us/careers or “general inquiry” if not. The GBS Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We pledge equal access to employment, facilities, and programs, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran or marital status.

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