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Posted by: The GBS Group on Oct 19, 2021


Virginia Beach , VA

Job Description:

Senior Marine Electrician/Electrical Technician


The GBS Group, an engineering services and consulting firm, is seeking a Senior Marine Electrician/Electrical Technician III to support our growing technology business in Virginia Beach, VA. The GBS Group designs and delivers high technology services and solutions to most advanced naval and maritime ships, as well as to special purpose platforms and assets. Our Headquarters is located within 10 miles of the Virginia Beach resort area and downtown Norfolk's Waterside District and includes a 24x7 Operational Support Center monitoring all client installations in North America as well as a world class lab with configurations of all client hardware and software systems.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

Work with Government Service personnel and engineers from different companies supporting shipboard electrical systems troubleshooting and installations. Inspect and survey existing ships. Read and interpret original design drawings, technical manuals, and equipment specifications for incorporation into new designs. Identify and solve problems as related to ship systems design and equipment installation. Installations and modifications aboard government and commercial ships such as pre-fabrication and installation of consoles, panels, and various electrical equipment.


Candidates must possess the following professional experience and qualifications.

7-12 years' experience and knowledge of ship board electrical installations including medium and high voltage electrical systems, networks, and electro-mechanical systems. Able to coordinate and manage waterfront teams. Familiarity with 600V 60 HZ, 450V 60 HZ, 120V 60 HZ, 120V 400 HZ and 450V 400 HZ Systems as well as AC to DC transformer systems. Perform maintenance, testing, and troubleshooting of high voltage equipment, including energized and de-energized. Install new systems and make modifications to existing systems. Work on or aboard US Navy, US Coast Guard or MSC shipboard electrical systems to include electrical power generation and distribution, alarms, and command and control systems. Familiar with use of multi-meters, voltmeters, voltage testers, ammeters, ohmmeters, and other electrical testing tools and devices. Commitment to safety and quality and be familiar with "tag out" safety protocols and lock out devices. Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance and passport.

Desired characteristics:

Possess strong analytical skills, demonstrated problem-solving capability, and ability to generate well written engineering and technical reports. Ability to communicate effectively with leadership and team members Electrical Apprenticeship graduate and/or possess one of the following: Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology Degree, High Voltage Safety certification, Fiber Optic installation and connector fabrication certification, Current Thermographic level 1 certification. Ability to travel 40%
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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