Marine Electrician II

    • Job Tracking ID: 513002-614173
    • Job Location: Virginia Beach, VA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 02, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • FLSA Status*: Non Exempt
    • Job Level: Intermediate
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
    • Clearance Type: Secret
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Job Description

Company Overview:

Continental Tide Defense Systems, Inc. (Continental Tide) is an industry leader, providing engineering and industrial services to the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, Military Sealift Command, and other DoD organizations.  At Continental Tide, we understand that a great company culture is one where employees know their voice is heard, no matter what their title is, and letting them grow in their role as the company does. We want to provide our employees with the opportunity to learn, be challenged and be in a position where they can succeed, develop new skills, and do things they wouldn't have the opportunity to do elsewhere. Our fast-paced and challenging environment, employees here at Continental Tide can catapult themselves to the top and we’re looking for “the best at what they do” to join our team and help us grow.

*Please note due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements. Only local candidates will be considered. Veteran and retired candidates welcome!


Job Overview:

Continental Tide is seeking an experienced Marine Electrician for our Fleet Services Group.  The successful candidate will have the working knowledge and experience in electrical troubleshooting, repair and installation of shipboard equipment and systems. 

Experience and Skills

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Practical shipboard experience with HM&E systems and equipment
  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose issues with shipboard electronic and electrical system and equipment
  • Understand and interpret electrical schematics and installation drawings 
  • Possess NAVSEA cableway and connectorization certifications
  • Technical expertise with, power generation and transmission equipment, motorized valve actuators, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), fiber optics and integrated network system experience is preferred.

Candidates must possess a high school diploma, GED or industrial school certificate
Minimum of five (5) years of experience
Ability to secure a base access and credentials
Must have or have the ability to obtain a SECRET clearance
Must possess basic hand tools
Ability to lift, carry and transport heavy equipment and boxes. The exact weight requirements will be determined by the specific job, but no less than 30 lbs.
Ability to work on and climb ladders, work in extreme temperature environments, aboard ships, in shipyards, under industrial conditions and in confined spaces
Travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States
Due to export control regulations, this role is open to U.S. citizens only


Continental Tide offers an empowering professional environment in a culture that stresses teamwork, shared responsibility for company and client success, and personal growth.  We offer competitive wages in salaried and hourly positions, educational opportunities, competitive employee benefit options, and 401(k) plan with company match.