Electrical Engineering Technician
Norfolk, VA 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description
Position: Electrical Engineering Technician
Location: Norfolk, VA
Job Id: 2024-10
# of Openings: 7
Koam Engineering Systems, Inc. (KES Inc.) is an employee-owned small business specializing in technology innovation and systems integration by combining innovative products and reliable engineering services. Headquartered in San Diego, California and with offices in Gig Harbor, WA and Chesapeake, VA. KES provides services globally in systems engineering & technical assistance, requirements analysis, software design & development, systems integration & testing, independent verification & validation, and operational & logistic support.
Position Summary:
KES, Inc. is seeking Electrical Engineering Technicians with knowledge and experience to support engineering and design and Lifecycle support efforts for US Navy Ships and Combatant Craft. In this role, the Mechanical Engineer will join the Combatant Craft Engineering and Design Services Division covering the functional areas of project management, research and development (R&D), science and technology (S&T) development, planning, acquisition engineering, integrated logistics support (ILS), in-service engineering, testing and evaluation, boat inventory management (BIM), and life cycle management for watercraft
The Electrical Engineering Technician shall accomplish ship/site checks to collect necessary data to support development of electrical/electronics installation and modification drawings for the US Navy Combatant Craft Division.
Candidate would be responsible for performing the following:
  • Analyze ship as built and/or modification drawings to determine impact of proposed ship upgrades.
  • Coordinate all electrical work between multiple alterations and integrate with all affected disciplines/teammates.
  • Support other Engineering personnel on ship check activities, such as surveying existing ship power, lighting and control systems and recording cable and breaker sizes and locations in respect to internal ship datums and frames.
  • Knowledgeable in ship electrical construction techniques, terminology and general characteristics (port/starboard, fore/aft.)
  • Design and modify existing electrical control systems.
  • Answer client design questions and problems with clear and concise answers and cost-effective design solutions.
  • Check all Team KES electrical drawings to ensure they meet all regulatory body approval requirements and integrate with other engineering disciplines.
  • Develop 2D/3D AutoCAD drawings IAW applicable standards and specifications for electrical/electronic system installation/modification for the US Navy Combatant Craft.
  • May be requested to work at Government Site located at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek/Ft Story (JEBLCFTS).
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Existing U.S. Government granted personnel security clearance or eligibility at the SECRET level preferred
  • High School Diploma or GED with specialized studies in Algebra, Geometry, Drafting/AutoCAD.
  • Must be willing and able to travel CONUS/OCONUS for ship checks as required.
AutoCAD Certification desirable.
  • Senior Engineering Technician 10+ years of electrical/electronic engineering and design experience which includes 2D CAD drawing development.
  • Junior Level Engineering Technician 0-5 years of electrical/electronic engineering and design experience which includes 2D CAD drawing development.
  • Must have strong computer skills and be proficient with 2D AutoCAD and Microsoft Office products.
Desired Specialized Experience:
  • Knowledge and experience working with Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Detachment, Code 83 Combatant Craft Group.
Since 1995, KES has continued to foster the entrepreneurial spirit of a growing small business that focuses on the needs of its customers and employees and serves to provide a rewarding and challenging career. KES offers a competitive salary and full range of benefits. KES, Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.

Pay Range: $19.79 - $40.58 per hour
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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
10+ years
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