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Field Service Technician

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Ref: 926515
Salary: Extremely competitive package
Location: United States
Division: SERVICE ENGINEERING JOBS

Faststream is working with a major player in maritime navigation and communication, instrumentation and automation searching for a Marine Service Engineer to work from the Service Department at the Center of Excellence in Houston, coordinating and repairing navigation and communication equipment across USA.

Responsibility

The primary responsibility of a Marine Service Engineer is to install, service, and repair electronic equipment on board of ships. Test, adjust, and troubleshoot components, PCBs, sub-assemblies, and antennas. Utilize 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 results. Upon completing of their tasks, the technician will compose a detailed service report.

Types of equipment serviced:
* Sounders
* ECDIS
* HF and VHF Radios
* GPS
* Gyrocompasses
* Autopilots
* Radars

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

* Strong knowledge of electronics theory and application
* Valid FCC General License with Radar Endorsement and GMDSS Radio Operator Maintainer
License
* Be physically fit. Work environment often involves carrying 20-50 lbs. climbing ladders and masts, and exposure to weather.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

* Must have in-depth product knowledge
* Excellent problem-solving skills, even when under pressure
* Time flexibility and self-reliance, along with the ability to work independently, safely and communicate effectively are must
* Marine engineering experience and shipboard knowledge, good mechanical ability, mathematical and computer aptitude. Organization and time management skills
* Must be self-motivated, goal and customer oriented
* Ability to multi-task and adapt to a changing environment


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Required: Associate Degree or equivalent education in technical field

Experience:

5 plus years of experience as a Marine Technician or Marine Electronic Technician experience acquired in the Navy, Coast Guard or Marines or Commercial shipping industry

Job Location: Houston, TX

Best-in-class benefits including:

* Competitive pay
* Company vehicle
* Optimal health, vision and dental care insurance programs with no premiums for employee
* Vacation and sick leave
* Personal development opportunities (training, mentorship, etc.)
* 401K with up an Employer Match
* Wellness program

If this role sounds perfect for you - please get in touch via email at Matthew.Gilham@faststream.com or via +442380 208757

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