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Waveforce Electrical offers great opportunities for growth to individuals who are committed to achieving success in the maritime maintenance industry.

If you are looking for an exciting career with a stable company where you can develop your skills while receiving a competitive compensation and benefits package, we’d love to hear from you.

We offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Federal Holidays

Open Positions

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Basic understanding of and ability to accomplish
  • NAVSEA Standard Item (NSI) 009-73 requirements an:
    • Inspection, testing, installation, removal, and repair of shipboard electrical cabling and electronic equipment
    • Cable installations include banding, boxes, connectors, equipment, penetrations, cableway, hangers, and associated components
    • MCT, MCP, Stuffing Tube opening, packing, closing, and testing
    • Bonding and Grounding of Electrical Equipment
  • NSI 009-25 requirements
  • The installation of modification kits, overhaul, repair, disassembly, reassembly of various electrical/ electronic equipment using drawings, kit instructions and NSI 009-16 and 009-36
  • Tagout/ Work Authorization Form (WAF) procedures
  • The interpretation of blueprints and drawings (arrangement, block-wiring, cable routing)
  • Assist more experienced electronics technicians with fabricating coaxial, triaxial, ethernet, and multi-pin connectors to work towards NSI 009-73 connector certification.
  • Electrical Fit up – use of grinders, reciprocating saws, drills.
  • Required to have personal tools to include but not limited to:
    • Multimeter
    • Hand tools
  • Perform all work in accordance with the established policies and procedures detailed in the Waveforce Electrical Safety Manual
  • Capability to work on watercraft, ships, barges and submarines
  • Capability to lift and/or move up to 45 pounds 

Experience Requirements

  • One (1) year direct experience in shipboard electronics installation and repair services
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Other Requirements

  • Must be able to pass Waveforce Electrical pre-employment drug and background screening.
  • Must be able to obtain government facility and/or shipyard access, to include a DBIDS credential, as required by work locations
  • Must successfully complete OSHA 10 Hour Training, Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRA) Safety Orientation and all required Environmental, Health and Safety orientation training after initial employment , but prior to shipboard work
  • Ability to work overtime, as required
  • Ability to travel outside the Norfolk, Virginia area, if required

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Basic understanding of and ability to accomplish
    • NAVSEA Standard Item (NSI) 009-73 requirements
      • Inspection, testing, installation, removal, and repair of shipboard electrical cabling and electronic equipment
      • Cable installations include banding, boxes, connectors, equipment, penetrations, cableway, hangers, and associated components
      • MCT, MCP, Stuffing Tube opening, packing, closing, and testing
      • Bonding and Grounding of Electrical Equipment
    • NSI 009-25 requirements
    • The installation of modification kits, overhaul, repair, disassembly, reassembly of various electrical/ electronic equipment using drawings, kit instructions and NSI 009-16 and 009-36
    • Initiate Work Authorization Forms (WAF)
    • Interpret and breakdown work scope from blueprints and drawings (arrangement, block-wiring, isometric, cable routing, power, lighting, and IC system removal/installation)
  • General understanding of electrical troubleshooting, use of multimeters and network testers
  • Electrical Fit up – use of grinders, reciprocating saws, drills
  • Lead small electronics teams in the execution of an electronics work item or ship alteration
  • Required to have personal tools to include but not limited to
    • Multimeter
    • Hand tools
    • Connector termination tools (DMC, RJ45 crimpers, soldering iron, etc.)
    • Perform all work in accordance with the established policies and procedures detailed in the Waveforce Electrical Safety Manual
    • Capability to work on ships, barges and submarines
    • Capability to lift and/or move up to 45 pounds

Experience Requirements

  • Three (3) years direct experience in shipboard electronics installation and repair services
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Other Requirements

  • NSI 009-73 Qualified Connector Fabrication Certification (coaxial, triaxial, ethernet, and multi-pin connectors) required.
  • NSI 009-123 Fiber Optic Handling Certification (preferred)
  • Must be able to pass Waveforce Electrical pre-employment drug and background screening.
  • Must be able to obtain government facility and/or shipyard access, to include a DBIDS credential, as required by work locations
  • Must successfully complete OSHA 10 Hour Training, Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRA) Safety Orientation and all required Environmental, Health and Safety orientation training after initial employment , but prior to shipboard work
  • Ability to work overtime, as required
  • Ability to travel outside the Norfolk, Virginia area, if required

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Expert understanding of and ability to accomplish
    • NAVSEA Standard Item (NSI) 009-73 requirements
      • Inspection, testing, installation, removal, and repair of shipboard electrical cabling and electronic equipment
      • Cable installations include banding, boxes, connectors, equipment, penetrations, cableway, hangers, and associated components
      • MCT, MCP, Stuffing Tube opening, packing, closing, and testing
      • Bonding and Grounding of Electrical Equipment
    • NSI 009-25 requirements
    • The installation of modification kits, overhaul, repair, disassembly, reassembly of various electrical/ electronic equipment using drawings, kit instructions and NSI 009-16 and 009-36
    • Create, finalize and submit Work Authorization Forms (WAF) along with developing and tracking WAF Logs and tagouts
    • Create, finalize, submit and track Conditions Found Reports (CFR), as required.
    • Interpret and breakdown work scope from blueprints and drawings (arrangement, block-wiring, isometric, cable routing, power, lighting, and IC system removal/installation)
    • Electronic troubleshooting, use of multimeters and network testers
  • Electrical Fit up – use of grinders, reciprocating saws, drills.
  • Lead multiple electronic teams in the execution of multiple electronics work items or ship alterations.
  • Track and report job physical progress and budgets to Shipboard Supervisor and/or Project Manager
  • Required to have personal tools to include but not limited to
    • Multimeter
    • Hand tools
    • Connector termination tools (DMC, RJ45 crimpers, soldering iron, etc.)
  • Perform all work in accordance with the established policies and procedures detailed in the Waveforce Electrical Safety Manual
  • Capability to work on ships, barges and submarines
  • Capability to lift and/or move up to 45 pounds

Experience Requirements

  • Five (5) years direct experience in shipboard electronic installation and repair services
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Other Requirements

  • NSI 009-73 Qualified Connector Fabrication Certification (coaxial, triaxial, ethernet, and multi-pin connectors) required.
  • NSI 009-123 Fiber Optic Handling, Termination and Testing Certification required.
  • Must be able to pass Waveforce Electrical pre-employment drug and background screening
  • Must be able to obtain government facility and/or shipyard access, to include a DBIDS credential, as required by work locations.
  • Must successfully complete OSHA 10 Hour Training, Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRA) Safety Orientation and all required Environmental, Health and Safety orientation training after initial employment, but prior to shipboard work.
  • Ability to work overtime, as required
  • Ability to travel outside the Norfolk, Virginia area, if required

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Basic understanding of and ability to accomplish
    • NAVSEA Standard Item (NSI) 009-73 requirements
      • Inspection, testing, installation, removal, and repair of shipboard electrical cabling and electronic equipment
      • Cable installations include banding, boxes, connectors, equipment, penetrations, cableway, hangers, and associated components
      • MCT, MCP, Stuffing Tube opening, packing, closing, and testing
      • Bonding and Grounding of Electrical Equipment.

 

  • NSI 009-25 requirements
  • Tagout/ Work Authorization Form (WAF) procedures
  • The interpretation of blueprints and drawings (arrangement, block-wiring, cable routing)
  • Assist more experienced marine electricians with electrical installations of Manual Bus Transfers (MBT), Automatic Bus Transfers (ABT), Switchboards, and Transformers
  • Electrical Fit up – use of grinders, reciprocating saws, drills
  • Required to have personal tools to include but not limited to:
    • Multimeter
    • Hand tools
  • Perform all work in accordance with the established policies and procedures detailed in the Waveforce Electrical Safety Manual
  • Capability to work on ships, barges and submarines
  • Capability to lift and/or move up to 45 pounds

Experience Requirements

  • One (1) Year direct experience in shipboard electrical installation and repair services
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Other Requirements

  • Must be able to pass Waveforce Electrical pre-employment drug and background screening
  • Must be able to obtain government facility and/or shipyard access, to include a DBIDS credential, as required by work locations
  • Must successfully complete OSHA 10 Hour Training, Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRA) Safety Orientation and all required Environmental, Health and Safety orientation training after initial employment , but prior to shipboard work
  • Ability to work overtime, as required
  • Ability to travel outside the Norfolk, Virginia area, if required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advanced understanding of and ability to accomplish
    • NAVSEA Standard Item (NSI) 009-73 requirements
      • Inspection, testing, installation, removal, and repair of shipboard electrical cabling and electronic equipment
      • Cable installations include banding, boxes, connectors, equipment, penetrations, cableway, hangers, and associated components
      • MCT, MCP, Stuffing Tube opening, packing, closing, and testing
      • Bonding and Grounding of Electrical Equipment
    • NSI 009-25 requirements
  • EIMB, EPISM and Electrical MIL standards
  • Electrical troubleshooting, use of multimeters, megohmmeters and network testers
  • Initiate Tagout/ Work Authorization Forms (WAF)
  • Interpret and breakdown work scope from drawings (arrangement, block-wiring, isometric, cable routing, power, lighting, and IC system removal/installation)
    • Electrically install Manual Bus Transfers (MBT), Automatic Bus Transfers (ABT), Switchboards, and Transformers
  • Electrical Fit up – use of grinders, reciprocating saws, drills
  • Lead small electrical teams in the execution of an electrical work item or ship alteration
  • Track and report job physical progress and budget performance to your supervisor
  • Required to have personal tools to include but not limited to
    • Multimeter
    • Hand tools
    • Hardwire termination tools (Insulated and Non-Insulated Ratcheting Crimpers, etc.)
  • Perform all work in accordance with the established policies and procedures detailed in the Waveforce Electrical Safety Manual
  • Capability to work on ships, barges and submarines

Capability to lift and/or move up to 45 pounds

Experience Requirements

  • Three (3) years direct experience in shipboard electrical installation and repair services
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Other Requirements

  • NSI 009-73 Qualified Connector Fabrication Certification (preferred)
  • NSI 009-123 Qualified Fiber Optic Handling (preferred)
  • Must be able to pass Waveforce Electrical pre-employment drug and background screening.
  • Must be able to obtain government facility and/or shipyard access, to include a DBIDS credential, as required by work locations
  • Must successfully complete OSHA 10 Hour Training, Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRA) Safety Orientation and all required Environmental, Health and Safety orientation training after initial employment, but prior to shipboard work
  • Ability to work overtime, as required
  • Ability to travel outside the Norfolk, Virginia area, if required

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Expert understanding of and ability to accomplish
    • NAVSEA Standard Item (NSI) 009-73 requirements
      • Inspection, testing, installation, removal, and repair of shipboard electrical cabling and electronic equipment
      • Cable installations include banding, boxes, connectors, equipment, penetrations, cableway, hangers, and associated components
      • MCT, MCP, Stuffing Tube opening, packing, closing, and testing
      • Bonding and Grounding of Electrical Equipment
    • NSI 009-25 requirements
    • EIMB, EPISM and Electrical MIL standards
    • Electrical troubleshooting, use of multimeters, megohmmeters and network testers
    • Create, finalize and submit Work Authorization Forms (WAF) along with developing and tracking WAF Logs and tagouts
  • Create, finalize, submit and track Conditions Found Reports (CFR), as required
  • Interpret and breakdown work scope from blueprints and drawings (arrangement, block-wiring, isometric, cable routing, power, lighting, and IC system removal/installation).
    • Electrically install Manual Bus Transfers (MBT), Automatic Bus Transfers (ABT), Switchboards, and Transformers
  • Electrical Fit up – use of grinders, reciprocating saws, drills.
  • Lead multiple electrical teams in the execution of multiple electrical work items or ship alterations.
  • Track and report job physical progress and budgets to Shipboard Supervisor and/or Project Manager
  • Required to have personal tools to include but not limited to
    • Multimeter
    • Hand tools
    • Hardwire termination tools (Insulated and Non-Insulated Ratcheting Crimpers, etc.)
  • Perform all work in accordance with the established policies and procedures detailed in the Waveforce Electrical Safety Manual
  • Capability to work on ships, barges and submarines
  • Capability to lift and/or move up to 45 pounds

Experience Requirements

  • Five (5) years direct experience in shipboard electrical installation and repair services
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Other Requirements

  • NSI 009-73 Qualified Connector Fabrication Certification (preferred)
  • NSI 009-123 Qualified Fiber Optic Handling (preferred)
  • Must be able to pass Waveforce Electrical pre-employment drug and background screening.
  • Must be able to obtain government facility and/or shipyard access, to include a DBIDS credential, as required by work locations
  • Must successfully complete OSHA 10 Hour Training, Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRA) Safety Orientation and all required Environmental, Health and Safety orientation training after initial employment, but prior to shipboard work
  • Ability to work overtime, as required
  • Ability to travel outside the Norfolk, Virginia area, if required

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability to learn and accomplish the following under the supervision of experienced marine electricians/electronics technicians
    • Installation and removal of shipboard electrical cabling and electronic equipment
    • Perform various manual labor tasks, to include bolting and unbolting electrical and electronic equipment
  • Maintain a clean and organized shipboard working area
  • Able to use hand tools, grinders, reciprocating saws, drills
  • Required to have personal hand tools and an electrical multimeter. Marine Electrical Helpers will be properly trained in the use of all tools and electrical multimeters prior to use
  • Perform all work in accordance with the established policies and procedures detailed in the Waveforce Electrical Safety Manual
  • Capability to perform physical labor on ships, barges and submarines
  • Capability to work collaboratively in small, supervised shipboard teams
  • Capability to lift and/or move up to 45 pounds
  • Occasional travel required (<25%)

Experience Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Prior experience in the ship repair and ship modernization industry is not required but is a plus

Other Requirements

  • Must be able to pass Waveforce Electrical pre-employment drug and background screening.
  • Must be able to obtain government facility and/or shipyard access, to include a DBIDS credential, as required by work locations

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