Marine Electronics Technician – Houston, TX

Mackay Marine has an opening for experienced Marine Electronics Technicians (MET), also known as an Electronics Technician (ET), for our ‘Houston’ depot in Deer Park, TX.

Marine Electronics Technician Job Summary:

Under limited supervision, the Marine Electronics Technician (MET) installs, services, and repairs electronic equipment on board ships. The MET will test, adjust, and troubleshoot components, PCBs, sub-assemblies, and antennas as well as to load, update, and modify software. The technician utilizes his/her knowledge of electronic theory and circuitry to address a variety of technical problems and makes intelligent use of complex schematics, blueprints, and manuals to accurately achieve assignments. Upon completing the job, the MET composes a detailed service report.

Types of equipment serviced:

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

Marine Electronics Technician Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience as an MET or ET in commercial shipping or the Navy, Coast Guard, or Marines.
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent education, training, and experience.
  • Strong knowledge of electronics theory and application.
  • Valid FCC General License with Radar Endorsement and GMDSS Radio Operator Maintainer License preferred.
  • Be physically fit. Work environment often involves carrying up to 50 lbs., climbing ladders and masts, and exposure to weather.
  • Valid drivers license and reliable transportation is required.

 Mackay offers a competitive salary with overtime in addition to health/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, paid time off, a 401(k) with employer match 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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