Northrop Grumman – Sperry Marine Canada Marine Service Engineer – Electronics Full Time in St. John’s, NL

Northrop Grumman – Sperry Marine Canada

Branch St. John’s NL CA

Marine Service Engineer – Electronics
St. John’s, NL

Under limited supervision, the MSE will install commission and repair electronic equipment onboard commercial and military vessels….

Marine Service Engineer – Electronics

Job Description

We are a global leader in the marine navigation systems industry, providing integrated technical solutions for the commercial and defense sectors. We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the growing Service Department team at our office in St. John’s, NL.

Under limited supervision, the MSE will install commission and repair electronic equipment onboard commercial and military vessels. The incumbent will test, adjust, and troubleshoot components, PCBs, sub-assemblies, antennas and other related marine hardware. They will also load, update, and modify software. Successful applicants will use their knowledge of electronic theory and circuitry to address a variety of technical problems. They will make intelligent use of complex schematics, blueprints, and manuals to accurately achieve assignments. They will provide technical training to customers on system installation, operation and maintenance.

The successful candidate will compose detailed service reports. The MSE must have a commitment to customer satisfaction; promoting the company’s products and services through customer relationships, professional behavior and their appearance. They will provide technical guidance and advice to internal staff to resolve technical problems.

Required Qualifications

  • A diploma or degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in electronics or a combination of equivalent education, training, and/or experience.
  • Minimum 2-3 years industry related experience, troubleshooting complex marine or terrestrial electronic systems to a component level, preferably in an electronic sensor environment.
  • Ability to read complex schematics and/or blueprints to achieve objective for assigned tasks.
  • Ability to carry 40-50 lbs, comfortable working at height or in confined spaces.
  • Comfortable working on board ships at sea and oil production platforms.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weathers.
  • Willingness to work away from home, weekends and occasional overtime during irregular hours to meet mission critical timelines (+/-30%), often at short notice.
  • Currently trained or willing to participate in training programs required to work in the offshore sector.
  • Ability to participate in an on-call rotational schedule.
  • Driver’s license with a clean driving abstract. No pending restrictions.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Proficient in Windows operating system configuration and administration.
  • Ability to pass an enhanced personal background check.

Asset Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Marine Navigation Systems including radar, gyrocompass, autopilot, VDR & GMDSS systems.
  • Experience in the installation, commissioning, repair and service of Marine Navigation Systems.
  • Knowledge of networking principles and IT skills.
  • Knowledge of motor control system theory.
  • Experience interfacing electronics to hydraulic systems.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary, pension and benefits.
  • Company vehicle.
  • Dynamic environment, easy going professionals.
  • Solid opportunities in an environment that encourages and recognizes excellent performance.
  • Permanent full time position.

We encourage all who are qualified and interested to apply in confidence, however, only those in consideration will be contacted for this role.

Job Type: Full-time

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: St. John's, NL, CA
Posted on: 2018-03-15
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