Marine Electrician II

    • Job Tracking ID: 513002-706395
    • Job Location: Virginia Beach, VA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 10/29/2019
    • 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 headquartered in Reading, PA with additional locations in Philadelphia; San Diego, CA; Bremerton, WA and Norfolk, VA. We specialize in providing engineering and industrial services to the US Navy, Coast Guard, Military Sealift Command, and other Department of Defense 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 in new ways.

Strong attention to detail is essential as you will be fully engaged from the first day. We are always looking for top-talent and we look forward to new-thinkers and team-players joining our company! We offer competitive wages in salaried and hourly positions, educational opportunities, competitive employee benefit options, and a 401(k)-retirement plan with company match.


*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.


Job Overview:


Continental Tide is seeking an experienced and skilled Marine Electrician. The successful candidate must be cableway and multi-pin certified and will join our Fleet Services Group performing various ship repair, modernization and Alteration Installation Team (AIT) projects.


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,
  • Experience with NAVSEA cableway and connectorization, certification is a plus
  • Technical expertise with, power generation and transmission equipment, and motorized valve actuators
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), fiber optics and integrated network system experience is preferred.

Experience and Skills


  • Candidates must possess a high school diploma, GED or industrial school certificate
  • 5 -7 years of shipboard electrical 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
  • Candidate must be able to walk, stand for long periods of time, sit, bend, stretch, reach, squat and twist
  • Must be able 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.
  • Able to work on and climb ladders, work in extreme temperature environments, aboard ships, in shipyards, under industrial conditions and in confined spaces.
  • Able to perform other duties as required which may involve high heat, humidity, noise and dirty conditions, working aloft or over the sides of vessels.
  • May ride ships at sea for extended periods.
  • May require wearing a respirator.
  • Travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States.

Job Benefits

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 for those eligible, and 401(k) plan with company match.