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Marine Electrician J-4

Date: May 22, 2023

Location: Norfolk, VA, US, 23523

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

General Dynamics NASSCO is a proud member of the General Dynamics Marine Systems business unit. In addition to ship construction, our capabilities include advanced ship repair, conversion, and maintenance for both commercial and national defense assets. We encourage you to learn more about our open positions and how you can become part of the important and exciting work we do here at NASSCO. Come join our team! 

We currently have an exciting opportunity in our Electric Shop. This position specifically is located in Norfolk, Virginia. We are looking for a Marine Electrician J4.


Shift : ALL

Security Clearance: No Clearance

We are looking for 2 J-4 Marine Electricians, Day & Night Shift




JOURNEYPERSON 4 (Marine Electrician)


Be proficient at reading and interpreting electrical schematics and blueprints.


Be proficient at planning, laying-out and installing equipment and cabling.


Be proficient at using VOMs, Meggers, Amp and Phase rotation meters, etc. for

troubleshooting, testing, and circuit analysis.


Be proficient as a Lead Electrician capable of guiding and training junior electricians with minimum supervision.


Be proficient at troubleshooting and diagnosing electrical problems to component level.


Be proficient at accomplishing standard items 009-36 and 16’s on electrical/electronic equipment.


Have or be capable of passing Connectorization School when training becomes available.


Have a good working knowledge of standard items and epism.


Exceed all the requirements listed below.


JOURNEYPERSON 3 (Marine Electrician)


Have a working knowledge of standard items and epism. Good fundamental understanding on how to use electrical test equipment.


Proficient at reading and interpreting schematics and blueprints.


Licensed to operate trade related industrial equipment.


Well defined troubleshooting skills.  Capable of laying out and installing equipment and cabling under direction of a supervisor or lead electrician.


Fundamental understanding of power distribution, motors, controllers, transformers, circuit protection and cable ampacity.


Exceed the requirements below.


JOURNEYPERSON 2 (Marine Electrician)


Should have a fundamental knowledge of electrical theory and basic ship’s electrical safety and good work practices.


Have a good understanding of electrical safety and good work practices.


Have a firm understanding on how to use power and hand tools associated with the trade.


Have a firm knowledge on ship’s compartmental layout.


Capable of running cable including banding, packing transits, packing tubes under direction of a supervisor or senior electrician.


Capable of installing and hooking up electrical equipment using drawings or “run sheets” under direction of a supervisor or senior electrician.


Exceed the requirements below.


JOURNEYPERSON 1 (Marine Electrician)


Enroll and pass all pre-approved classes on electrical theory, blue print reading and electrical fundamentals.


Be able to follow instructions from a supervisor.


Be able to install temporary services using correct wire and breaker sizes.


Have a basic knowledge of a ship’s compartmental lay-out.


General Dynamics NASSCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

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