W R Systems, Ltd. has a potential need for a Marine Field Service Technician, primarily in the Jacksonville, Florida area. This is an extremely rewarding and challenging technical position requiring a highly reliable and self-managed individual capable of installing a variety of shipboard electronic equipment and systems. Additionally, has the ability to logically troubleshoot and repair the most complex problems utilizing technical manuals, drawings, and schematics and capable of conducting shipboard GMDSS equipment certifications.
Primary job responsibilities include: Install, ship check, service, repair and test communications and navigation electronic equipment onboard commercial ships to include but not limited to the following: HF and VHF Radios, Satellite Communications, RADAR’s, ECDIS, Automatic Identification System (AIS), Search and Rescue Transponders (SART), gyrocompasses, steering consoles, auto pilots, depth sensors, speed sensors and voyage data recorders (VDR, SVDR).
MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Valid Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC) and valid passport highly desirable. OEM factory training on above listed equipment also a plus.
The ideal candidate must possess good communications skills, be able to perform multiple tasks, have self-management and decision making skills, travel and work independently and be teamwork orientated.
Candidates must possess 6-8 years technical experience in the installation, repair and testing of shipboard commercial marine electronics equipment. Associates Degree or completion of electronics/electrical trade school preferred. Valid FCC GMDSS Operator and GMDSS Maintainer License with Radar Element required.
US Security Clearance not required; however, highly desirable.
The selected candidate will support the organization's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: high standard of quality in conduct and performance; determination to achieve excellence; ownership; accountability; competence; collaboration; innovation; focus; drive; enthusiasm; mutual trust and respect; dedication; loyalty; good citizenship.
W R Systems, Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer with a proven track record of high employee retention. We have been providing engineering, science and systems innovations, support and solutions to Public and Private sectors since 1983. We encourage individual growth and provide a flexible work schedule with a competitive benefit package. We acknowledge individual and group achievements through awards, bonuses and various other formal and informal methods.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action / Male / Female / Disabled / Veteran