Marine Electronics Technician – New Orleans, LA

Mackay Marine has an opening for an experienced Marine Electronics Technician (MET), also known as an Electronics Technician (ET), for our New Orleans, LA depot.

Marine Electronics Technician Job Description:

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

Types of equipment serviced:

  • Radars
  • 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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