Job Description: Q.E.D. SYSTEMS, INC., a local Marine Engineering firm has multiple immediate full-time positions available for a Senior Engineering Technician to support shipboard testing efforts in support of the DDG HM&E Mid-Life Upgrades Program in the Philadelphia and Norfolk area. The candidate will have experience as an electrical technician and the ability to troubleshoot control systems with the use of system documentation and electrical schematics. The candidate will be expected to lead shipboard test and troubleshooting efforts.
1. Lead a shipboard test and troubleshooting evolution
2. Troubleshoot control systems with the use of system documentation and electrical schematics
3. Provide test support for all variants of fielded systems at LBES and shipboard
4. Provide shipboard software and hardware installation support of all variants of fielded systems at LBES and shipboard
5. Provide documented status updates on a regular basis
6. Act as a liaison between shipboard test team and technical leads back in Philadelphia
7. Maintain personal source of information between jobs and tasking
8. Aid in test procedure edits and implementation
Technical Skillsets Required:
1. Basic electrical troubleshooting skills to include the ability to use a digital multimeter.
2. Basic electrical principals to include understanding the difference between current, voltage and resistance as well as how to effectively troubleshoot circuits containing them
3. Ability to read and understand electrical schematics
4. Proficiency with a personal computer (PC)
5. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (especially Excel, Word, and Outlook)
6. The ability to learn new PC applications as needed
7. Reasonable problem solving ability
8. Attention to detail and meticulous logging of testing, troubleshooting steps, and findings
Advanced Skillsets Desired:
1. Advanced computer skills to include use of HyperTerminal, Putty, or an equivalent serial interface
2. Ability to use an oscilloscope and signal generator
3. US Navy shipboard experience in engineering department
Education and Experience Requirements:
· Minimum of H.S Diploma or GED
· 3 to 5 years of experience as an electrical technician
· Experience tracing signals and diagnosing or isolating cause for electrical failures
· Experience with grounded and ungrounded systems
Additional Information: This position requires the candidate to travel up to 30-50% of the time.
Candidate will currently possess or be able to obtain at a minimum a Secret Government security clearance. Drug screening is required before hiring.
EOE, including disability/vets: QED is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Contact information: Please send resume to QED Systems, Inc. Attention: Timothy Llull, firstname.lastname@example.org