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Company / Organization: Phoenix International
State or Country if outside US: MD
Application Deadline: 08-Aug-13
The Electronic technician participates in the maintenance, repair and operation of complex underwater search and recovery systems and their subsystems. This requires the technician to work in a team environment and handle assignments independently. The position is based in Largo, MD and reports to the Senior Technician.
CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt (hourly)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Responsible for operating, maintaining and repairing complex search (side scan sonars, towed pinger locators) and recovery systems (remotely operated vehicles-ROV) in the ready for issue (RFI) condition and in the offshore environment.
- Responsible for setting up, integrating and operating surface and subsurface positioning systems
- Maintains logs, records, and documentation updates
- Interprets Search data
- Pilots and Copilots ROV's
- Operates ROV manipulators
- Assists in developing Search and Salvage plans
- Complies with company policies and safety standards.
- Effectively handle all watch standing requirements of search and ROV system.
- Associate degree, two (2) years, of formal electronic-training, or equivalent work experience of four (4) years.
- Field experience, two (2) years, troubleshooting, maintaining and repairing sophisticated electronic systems i.e. computers, microprocessors, A/D, D/A converters, CCTV, sonar and control, circuits to the board level.
- Familiar with and able to troubleshoot high voltage generation, control and switching equipment.
- Knowledge of digital and analog systems.
- Knowledge of fiber optics.
- Understand the use of test equipment i.e. oscilloscopes, electrical and optical TDRs high voltage meggers, logic and frequency analyzers, spectrum analyzers.
- Ability to read and troubleshoot from schematics.
- Computer competence in Windows environment.
- Ability to carry out tests and assignments with little to no supervision.
- Team Player with Attention to detail. Good organizational skills.
- Understands offshore rigging and safety practices.
- Must be able to obtain a US government clearance.
- Must able to travel worldwide, on short notice for indefinite periods of time.
- Must work safely in the facility and on board ships at sea on a daily basis.
- Must able to walk unassisted and carry 75 pounds.
- Must be able to see and/or hear equipment readouts.
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