1st Class Marine Electrician

kSARIA Corporation
San Diego, CA
Apr 11, 2017
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Job Description

The First Class Marine Electrician will be responsible for supporting kSARIA's Field Installation Services organization on board US Navy ships throughout various shipyards around the country. Successful candidates will be responsible for the installation, termination and testing of fiber optic and copper cable assemblies necessary to support a variety of ship's services including power, communication, telephone, and alarm systems. Good communications skills (written and verbal), a keen attention to detail and a thorough understanding of shipboard cabling requirements and termination processes are a must for this position. Previous experience with certification in fiber optic and/or multi-pin connectorization and inspection is required. The individual will report to the on-site Field Installation Services Manager and must be willing to travel for extended periods of time when necessary.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Read, understand and follow customer work item instructions, drawings and routing diagrams to properly install, tag and band fiber optic and copper cable assemblies on board US Navy Ships
  • Use customer wiring list drawings for termination of fiber optic, multi-pin and RF connectors in accordance with Military Standards and NAVY Standard Items
  • Use optical and electrical test equipment in conjunction with customer wiring list drawings and NAVY Standard Items for performing in-process and final test of installed and terminated cable assemblies
  • Use customer drawings for properly connecting cable assemblies to ship systems
  • Troubleshoot and repair damaged or non-conforming cable assemblies as necessary to ensure full compliance with customer specifications
  • Document and maintain detailed test and inspection records
  • Ensure proper setup and calibration of all termination and test equipment

Position Requirements

  • Must be a First Class Marine Electrician with a minimum of 2 - 5 years relevant experience working in ship repair onboard US Navy ships
  • Must be certified in fiber optic and/or multi-pin and RF connectorization and inspection of shipboard cable assemblies per Navy Standard Item 009-73, MIL-STD-2003 and MIL-STD-2042
  • Must be familiar with NAVY Standard Items and all test requirements
  • Ability to read, understand and follow customer work item requirements, drawings, and wiring diagrams
  • Must be familiar with and have experience using optical loss meters, OTDRs, TDRs, VOMs and meggers
  • Individual must have a keen attention to detail and be quality metric driven
  • Must be able to pass drug test and background check for access to Navy bases, vessels and other shipyards servicing Navy vessels
  • US Citizenship and valid driver's license is required


  • High School Diploma
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written)

Other Requirements

The following requirements are a plus for this position:
  • Ability to travel for extended periods of time
  • Shipyard Competent Person Certification
  • Cableway Installation and Inspection Certification
  • Former Navy Electrician

Company Description
kSARIA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company is fast growing company specializing in the design, manufacture and installation of fiber optic and copper interconnect solutions for Military and Aerospace applications. Its products are strongly supported by the US Navy and are currently supplied to all major prime defense contractors as well as directly to the US government. A detailed resume is required for consideration. See website at www.ksaria.com.

San Diego, CA


Mon, 10 Apr 2017 13:59:32 PDT