PAE, Inc Engineering Technician IV-QMEDS in Norfolk, Virginia

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Engineering Technician IV-QMEDS

Duties and General Functions:

Position is on the Navy Ship Narragansett

  • The unlicensed crew are directly accountable to the Mate or his relief.

  • They performs a variety of duties concerned with the operation and upkeep of deck department areas and equipment, paints the ship and tow, cleaning the interior and exterior of the ship including the quarters, wheelhouse, galley, heads and companionways and other cleaning duties as directed by the Mate.

  • Make up and breaking the tow, standing lookout or riding the head of the tow as a lookout and performing various tasks necessary to carry out the above such as operating winches and line handing, including splicing and throwing lines.

  • In addition, when assigned to watch duty, this incumbent performs a variety of duties, including looking for obstructions in path of vessel, steering vessel, serving on security patrol, and standing gangway watch.

  • They may be required to prepare meals as directed by the master of the ship. Culinary Specialist operate and manage Navy messes, afloat and ashore, established to subsist naval personnel. They estimate quantities and types of food items required, and assist Supply Officers in ordering and towage of subsistence items and procurement of equipment and mess gear. CSs check delivery for quantity an assist medical personnel in inspection for quality

  • Maintain food service spaces and associated equipment in a clean and sanitary condition, including storerooms and refrigerated spaces

  • Operate and manage shipboard living quarters and shore based hotel-type quarters

  • Good team work and enjoy working with people

  • Ability to do detailed work, follow instructions and keep accurate records is important

  • Work is both physically and mentally challenging and involves working as part of a team

  • Good arithmetic and verbal skills, creative ability and an interest in nutrition and culinary arts are also helpful

  • Must possess the appropriate Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC)

  • Vessel Masters require Coast Guard licenses of appropriate tonnage for vessel being operated

  • Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs.

  • Travel Required up to 120 days a year

  • Works with Hazards materials

  • Certified Crane Operator

  • All candidates will be required to pass a Drug Screening

  • Possess a valid driver’s license

  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in performing the stated functions

Education Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Successful completion of technical school, trade school, or advanced armed services technical school curriculum or course in electricity, electronics, avionics, mechanics, armaments/ordnance, or engineering technology; or completion of at least 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of courses at an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, or technical curriculum. Clearance Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Must be able to obtain and hold a Secret Clearance. Work Conditions: Conditions will vary. Most work performed at sea in varying weather conditions. Work will include Standing Navigational watch for a min of 8 hours per day, which will include standing and the Monitoring of radio communications, conversing with US Naval Ships, and monitoring all radar contacts. Other duties will include at times, assisting the Deck Crew in the handling of tag lines, launching and recovering of 8 meter RHIB boats and other types of craft used for marine targets. Working on deck may be in adverse weather condition and may require late working hours at times. Other responsibilities may include procurement, some clerical duties, tracking and maintaining the ships safety equipment condition and expiration dates. May occasionally be required to lift objects whose weight exceeds 50 pounds. Special vision abilities to perform this job are close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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