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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 1/16/2018


Pearl City, HI
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Associates Degree


Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. is currently seeking a full time Electrician III in Honolulu, HI.

Summary: Install, adjust, or maintain electronics and/or electrical equipment on board U.S. vessels/government installations in the ship repair industry.

Duties & Responsibilities:

* Inspects and tests electrical systems and equipment to locate and diagnose malfunctions, using visual inspections, testing devices.

* Splices wires with knives or cutting pliers, and solders connections to fixtures, outlets, and equipment.

* Installs new fuses, electrical cables, or power sources as required and locates and removes or repairs circuit defects, such as blown fuses.

* Adjusts, repairs, or replaces defective wiring and relays in ignition, lighting, air-conditioning, and safety control systems, using electrician's tools.

* Refers to schematics and manufacturers' specifications that show connections.

* Cuts openings and drills holes for fixtures, outlet boxes, and fuse holders, using electric drills, hole saws, hole punches and routers.

* Measures, cuts, and installs frameworks and conduit to support and connect wiring, control panels, and junction boxes, using hand tools.

* Reassembles and tests equipment after repairs.

* Follows blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to shipboard requirements.

* Troubleshoots motor controllers, control panels, and power distribution panels.

* Performs Electrical Testing using multimeter, miggers, ampmeters, load banks.

* Assembles multi-pin connectors and fiber optic connections.

* Writes WAFS.

* Runs cable and cable installation crews, bands cables, cableway inspections and installs cable tags.

* Opens and closes MCT'S, troubleshoots, diagnoses and repairs electrical circuits and equipment such as lighting circuits, IC circuits, and controllers, transformers, and distribution systems.

* Follows NAVSEA Standard Items.

Required Qualifications:

* 4 years Naval Shipyard Electrician Apprenticeship, training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, and/or an associate's degree.

* Minimum of five years experience as a journeyman electrician in the ship repair industry, including having a supervisory or leadership role.

* Has high level experience troubleshooting, repairing and testing of electrical powered equipment, electrical connections, fiber optics, cableways, transformers, motor controllers, lighting, completing connection/disconnection cut sheets.

* Has a specialized skill in one or more of the following, circuit breaker repair, generator cleaning and repair, voltage regulator repair, control circuit repair, blown fiber certified.

* Understands and is familiar with NAVSEA Standard items.

* Ability to work from blueprints, drawings, sketches or layouts. Basic knowledge of techniques, materials, tools and equipment used.

* Knowledgeable in electrical and electronic theory and NEC code, low / high Voltage systems, Lockout /Tag-out procedures and in Safety of Electrical Operations.

* Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.


* Must have hook up and disconnection skills.

* Effective oral and written communication.

* Sound interpersonal skills needed to interface, coordinate with company personnel, customers, and outside contacts, if appropriate.


* Able to interpret shipboard connection DWG, understands and can follow NAVSEA Standard Items, has 3-4 years shipboard experience preferred.

* Ability to use electronic theory (analog and digital, RF knowledge a plus), to use common laboratory electronic test equipment and to work from schematics and rough sketches.

* Able to use test instruments such as high frequency pulse generators, frequency synthesizers, distortion analyzers, and computer control equipment.

* Able to exercise good judgment in performing such tasks as making circuit analyses, calculating wave forms, and tracing relationships in signal flow.

* Ability to read, interpret, and follow detailed written instructions, schematics or drawings and to conduct activities in a safe manner.

* Ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

* Make decisions using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedure appropriate principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Fiber and copper connection qualified.

ADA Notations:

* Requires walking, reaching, sitting and concentration in the presence of occasional noise.

* Able to move in narrow and restricted passageways, up/down steep and narrow ladders or stairways, and up and down antenna masts/yardarms (on board ships).

* Able to lift, carry and move objects up to 50 lbs in weight.

* Must have manual and finger dexterity; able to grasp, manipulate, assemble small objects.

* Able to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

* Able to perceive and distinguish normal range of colors.

* May be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and steel-toe boots.

Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. and its subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veterans.