Marine Electronics Technician – Seattle (Ballard), WA

Mackay has an opening for an experienced Marine Electronics Technician (MET), or Electronics Technician (ET) for our Seattle, WA office.

Marine Electronics Technician Job Summary:

Under limited supervision, the Marine Electronics Technician (MET) will install, service, and repair electronic equipment onboard commercial fishing ships and yachts. The technician will test, adjust, and troubleshoot components and antennas as well as, loading, updating, and modifying software. The Marine Electronics Technician (MET) will utilize their knowledge of electronic theory and circuitry to address a variety of technical problems. The technician will also make intelligent use of complex schematics, blueprints, and manuals to accurately achieve assignments. Upon completing the assignment, the technician will compose a detailed service report.

Types of equipment serviced:

  • Radars
  • ECDIS
  • Satcoms
  • HF and VHF Radios
  • GPS
  • Gyrocompasses
  • Autopilots
  • Sounders
  • Sonars

Marine Electronics Technician Requirements:

  • 3+ Years of experience as MET or ET in commercial shipping or acquired in the Navy, Coast Guard, or Marines.
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent certifications, classroom training, and experience.
  • Strong knowledge of electronics theory and application.
  • Valid FCC General License with Radar Endorsement and GMDSS Radio Operator Maintainer License preferred and will be required after joining.
  • Be physically fit. Work environment often involves carrying 20–50 lbs., climbing ladders and masts, and exposure to weather.
  • Have reliable transportation.

Mackay offers a competitive salary, overtime, and bonus in addition to health insurance, paid time off, 401(k) and a company-paid pension plan.

Mackay is an EEO employer, a veterans-friendly organization, and veterans with the above qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. and pass a thorough background check.

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