Electronics Technician

Open: September 29, 2020 -- Close: October 13, 2020

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Position Description

The Electronics Technician is a Civil Service Mariner (CIVMAR) employed by the Navy to serve the Military Sealift Command (MSC) onboard naval auxiliaries and hybrid-manned warships worldwide, in peace and war.  MSC exists to support the joint warfighter across the full spectrum of military operations. MSC provides on-time logistics, strategic sealift, as well as specialized missions anywhere in the world, in contested or uncontested environments.  The Electronics Technician must be able to work independently and be proficient and able to interpret test results from a variety of electrical and electronic test equipment.  This test equipment includes but is not limited to oscilloscopes, function generators, I-P calibrators, power harmonic analyzers, analog and digital multi-meters and other diagnostic instruments.  The Electronics Technician must be proficient in the operation, testing and demonstration for regulatory bodies, troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing of a wide variety of electrical and electronic equipment aboard ship.  This may include, but is not limited to:

  • Engine Room control consoles & monitoring systems
  • Engine, auxiliary machinery, and boiler automation, monitoring and controls
  • Electrical generation, conversion, and distribution electronics and automated controls
  • Ship control systems and console
  • Main propulsion controls and console
  • Instrumentation
  • Network Data Systems
  • Bridge equipment:  RADARS, ECDIS, GPS, FATHOMETER, SPEED LOG
  • CBR-D, fire, safety and security systems
  • Telephone system and exchange programming
  • Cargo handling equipment systems and monitoring
  • Aviation support systems and monitoring
  • Motor operated valves

The Electronics Technician must be versed in standard marine engineering and understand the basic relationships between various systems and equipment.  The Electronics Technician must be knowledgeable of marine as well as commercial electronics practice and procedures.  The Electronics Technician must be capable of effectively communicating with a variety of technical representatives and direct supervisors.  The Electronics Technician is required to monitor the work of technical representatives and provide good quality assurance.  The incumbent must be adept at researching material requirements, creating work lists, utilizing the Naval Supply System and prioritizing tasks based on vessel operation requirements. Everything in this Position Description is considered to be an essential function of this position. Performs all other duties as assigned.