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Serco Experienced Engineering Technician (Newport News, VA) in Newport News, Virginia

Position Description

If you love engaging in manual projects supporting the U.S Navy and our U.S Naval Ships, Serco has a great opportunity for you! Serco is hiring a Experienced Engineering Technician to be part of a dynamic team supporting our US. Navy with equipment, and C5ISR system installations located in the beautiful surrounds of Newport News, Virginia.

Serco supports our US Naval Ships with successful and safe work by providing cabling, equipment, and C5ISR system installations for our Military. You will join an amazing team to fabricate, and assemble various electromechanical and electronic assemblies by applying appropriate safety techniques

You will also play a critical role in ensuring that successful and safe work is performed on-board U.S. Naval Ships and our Military installations, which is vital to our Mission to protect and serve our Military.

In this role, you will:

  • Receive initial instructions and equipment requirements as needed; performs recurring work independently; work is reviewed for technical adequacy or conformity with instructions including troubleshooting and correcting malfunctions.

  • Conduct various tests or experiments which may require minor modifications in test setups or procedures as well as subjective judgments in measurement; selects, sets up, and operates standard test equipment and records test data.

  • Perform assignments that are not completely standardized or prescribed such as: Constructs components, subunits, or simple models or adapts standard equipment.

  • Gather and maintains specified records of engineering data such as tests, drawings, etc.; performs computations by substituting numbers in specified formulas; plots data and draws simple curves and graphs.

  • Perform simple or routine tasks or tests such as tensile or hardness tests; operates and adjusts simple test equipment; records test data.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • The ability to obtain and maintain and active DoD Secret Clearance.

  • The ability to obtain and gain access to shipyards (NAVSTA & DBIDS), undergo a background investigation and pass a drug screening

  • The ability to obtain an OSHA 10 certification

  • The ability to get respirator qualified and wear PPE throughout the work shift.

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in electrical work in a related field.

  • A minimum of 5 years of Shipboard experience.

  • Experience managing a crew of various trades. (6-10 people)

  • A combination of experience in the following areas:

  • Competency attaching fiber optic, RJ-45, DB type connectors

  • Read drawings (Tradesman level)

  • QCI instruct of lower techs

  • Implement safety program/SRAR Qual/CP

  • Prelim QA testing, MCTs, space closeouts

  • Multipin competent

  • Elec testing reqs, i.e. ground checks, RSPT testing

  • Layout & cutting of electrical enclosures, electrical hook-ups & multiple meter knowledge

  • Reading drawings (Apprentice level)

  • Band/pack MCTs/RISE

  • Layout & mount small equipment as needed

  • Basic knowledge of tools, QA documents, meter

  • Safety: Actively participates in safety surveillances & walk-thrus

  • Familiarization with NAVSEA, standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of electrical repair, fabrication, and installation

  • The ability to work in high heat spaces, climb shipyard dry dock stairs/ladders, work in kneeling position for layout of cable runs under false decking, lift up to 50 pounds with 80% of work requiring carrying, pushing, and/or pulling up to 40 pounds for majority of shift while being in a standing, crouching, or walking position.

  • Attention to safety, which is critical

  • The ability and willing to travel up to 10% to various work sites

  • The ability to relocate or travel to Newport News, VA

Additional desired experience and skills:

  • An active DoD Secret clearance

  • An OSHA Certification

  • Fiber optic certification

If you are interested in supporting and working with our team across the globe on a passionate, talented, and diverseSercoteam- then submit your application now for immediate consideration. It only takes a few minutes and could change your career!

Military Veterans and Spouses encouraged to apply!

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. In North America, Serco’s 9,000+ employees strive to make an impact every day across 100+ sites in the areas of Defense, Citizen Services, and Transportation. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state, provincial and local governments, and commercial clients. While your place may look a little different depending on your role, we know you will find yours here. Wherever you work and whatever you do, we invite you to discover your place in our world. Serco is a place you can count on and where you can make an impact because every contribution matters.

To review Serco benefits please visit: https://www.serco.com/na/careers/benefits-of-choosing-serco .If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: careers@serco-na.com or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.

Candidates may be asked to present proof of identify during the selection process. If requested, this will require presentation of a government-issued I.D. (with photo) with name and address that match the information entered on the application. Serco will not take possession of or retain/store the information provided as proof of identity. For more information on how Serco uses your information, please see ourApplicant Privacy Policy and Notice (https://www.serco.com/na/privacy-policy) .

Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email Agencies@serco-na.com .

Serco is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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ID 64724

Recruiting Location : Location US-VA-Newport News

Category Engineering/Ship Construction

Position Type Full-Time

Security Clearance Other

Clearance Details Ability to Obtain and Maintain a Secret Clearance

Telework No - Teleworking not available for this position

Campaign LPShipMod