Electrician Marine 2nd Class - 2nd Shift

Job Description

BAE Systems is hiring Marine Electricians 2nd class to support the Norfolk Ship Repair facility.

A second class electrician must be able to troubleshoot and accomplish the following tasks:

  • Maintains and sustains a safe working environment by following, practicing and encouraging others to observe all safety precautions required while working in a heavy industrial environment.
  • Ensures safe working environment by following correct lock-out, danger, red tag procedures and WAF requirements.
  • Determines relevant drawings required for a job by reviewing job packet, locating relevant drawings and then cross-referencing with resources such as Navy Standards Items, ISO 9000 procedures, IEEE and Chapter 300 EPISM.
  • Lays out jobs by identifying installation equipment requirements, e.g., hangers, boxes, conduit, wire ways, etc., tools and control equipment, e.g., push-buttons, switches, controller and power distribution panels, etc.
  • Conducts rip-out of systems using hand and power tools, e.g., cable cutters, saws-all, grinders, by following schematics or work order instructions.
  • Installs control and distribution apparatus, such as switches, relays, controllers, and circuit breaker panels, fastening in place using hand and power tools.
  • Determines cable paths to equipment aboard ships using blueprints (cable routing plans), job orders, and other sources of information.
  • Installs electrical and electronic circuits by following cabling/wiring electrical schematics and pulling cable through designated conduits, cableways, MCTs, MCPs etc., properly securing cables (banding) and packing swage tubes, MCTs, MCPs etc.
  • Marks all circuitry work by ensuring cabling is correctly identified and tagged appropriately with metal tag carrying circuit number/identification.
  • Installs electrical equipment by connecting power and control cables between various types of equipment, e.g., power panels, transformers, controllers, motors, switchboards etc.


  • Required Skills and Education

    High school Diploma/GED
    Experience Minimum 3 to 5 years

    Performs continuity and insulation resistance test of electrical circuits using various test equipment. Records data and determines if readings are satisfactory.

    Verifies functionality of electrical systems by testing circuits using calibrated instruments in accordance with test memos and other technical reference materials.

    Rectifies problems with equipment by disassembling defective electrical equipment in a non-destructive manner, replacing defective or worn parts, and reassembling equipment.

    Understands proper cable termination, splicing and insulation methods.

    Must understand basic electrical theory and work with minimal supervision.

    Must be willing and able to work 2nd Shift.

    Preferred Skills and Education

    Experience Preferred 5 to 8 years

    About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

    BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression


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