FSE - Marine Electrician (Contingent)

Chesapeake, VA, USA ● Jacksonville, FL, USA Req #309
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

SUMMARY: Seeking subject matter expert (SME) for operation, maintenance, and repairs of naval shipboard electrical systems.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:(include scope of authority)

  • Locates circuit failures and replacing parts; measures current, voltage, and resistance; tests for shorts, grounds, and continuity; tests protective circuitry; tests, services and replaces batteries as needed.

  • Performs preventive maintenance on digital data equipment and control and monitoring circuits; measures insulation resistance; repairs electrical/electronic cables, wiring and connectors, maintains alarm, indicating, and warning systems.

  • Produce detailed reports on inspections, assessments, and suggestions on repairs and maintenance of naval shipboard electrical systems.

  • Works with blueprints, schematics, and charts.

  • Performs administrative procedures related to running an electrical repair shop. Performs work area inspections and operates standard test equipment.

  • Adjusts operating tolerance of contacts, micro switches, relay switches, pressure switches and temperature switches.

  • Provide instruction to shipboard crews on the maintenance and repair of shipboard electrical systems.


  • EM A -school

  • Prior fleet service in rating

  • Knowledge of rating technical manuals and references

  • Hold Valid Passport and Driver’s license

  • A citizen of the United States

  • Must be proficient in shipboard electrical systems

  • Must be willing to travel overseas and work with Foreign navies


  • Have previous Foreign Military Service (FMS) experience

  • Senior Electrician Mate

  • Certified Master Training Specialist

  • Prior FFG shipboard experience

  • The selected applicant will be subject to a background check and drug testing

Think Analytically, Effective Verbal Communication, Effective WrittenCommunication, Observe/Examine Details, Remember Details, Concentrate on Tasks, Adjust to Changes
Regular Attendance, Maintain Work Schedule, Stay Organized, Operate Equipment
Stand, Sit, Walk, Push or Pull, Balance, Bend, Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, Reach, See, Repetitive Motion, Eye/Hand Coordination, Fine Manipulation, Lifting Up to 25 Pounds, Carrying Up to 25 Pounds
Dust/Dirt, Mechanical Hazards, Sharp Objects/Tools, Noise

VSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Chesapeake, VA, USA
  • Jacksonville, FL, USA