Fiber Optic Technician - Navy Ship Repair

  • KSARIA Service Corporation
  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • May 21, 2019
Information Technology

Job Description

Norfolk, VA


kSARIA Service Corporation is seeking skilled Fiber Optics Technicians for our West Coast Field Services Division. Candidates must possess a high school diploma, GED, or industrial school certificate, a willingness to travel , and 3 to5 years of practical shipboard experience with Combat Systems and HM&E systems and equipment.

*Ideal opportunity for Navy IC/ET/AT/EM or similar rated technician

Experienced in installation, maintenance and troubleshooting support of voice, video, and/or data communications networks. The installation, termination, labeling, testing, troubleshooting and certification of cabling components. Experienced in single or multi-strand multi-mode or single-mode fiber optic cable primarily within government facilities.

Responsibilities include the following:

• Read, understand and follow customer work item instructions, drawings and cable routing diagrams to install, tag and band

fiber optic cable assemblies on board US Navy Ships

• Use customer wiring list drawings for termination of fiber optic connectors in accordance with Military Standards and NAVY

Standard Items

• Use optical test equipment in conjunction with customer wiring list drawings and NAVY Standard Items for performing in-

process and final test of installed and terminated cable assemblies

• Troubleshoot and repair damaged or non-conforming cable assemblies as necessary to ensure full compliance with customer

specifications and requirements

• Document and maintain detailed test and inspection records for all cable assemblies tested and inspected

• Ensure proper setup and calibration of all termination and test equipment


PM19• Candidates must possess a high school diploma, GED or industrial school certificate

• Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience

• Must have previous certification in fiber optic connectorization and inspection of shipboard cable assemblies per Navy

Standard Item 009-73 and MIL-STD-2042

• Must be able to pass drug test and background check for access to Navy bases, vessels, and other shipyards servicing Navy


• Ability to read, understand and follow customer work item requirements, drawings and wiring diagrams

• Must be able to walk, stand for long periods of time, sit, bend, stretch, reach, squat and twist

• Must be able to lift, carry and transport heavy equipment and boxes. The exact weight requirements will be determined by

the specific job, but no less than 30 lbs

• Able to work on and climb ladders, work in extreme temperature environments, aboard ships, in shipyards, under industrial

conditions and in confined spaces

• Able to perform other duties as required which may involve high heat, humidity, noise and dirty conditions, working aloft or

over the sides of vessels.

• Must be willing to travel within and outside of the continental United States

Desired requirement:

• Ex-Navy Electronics field related

• Trade school grad

• Ability to obtain a SECRET clearance preferred

kSARIA offer its employees a comprehensive benefits package including:

• Health insurance

• Company paid dental insurance

• Company paid life and disability insurance

• Paid time off

• 401(k) retirement plan

kSARIA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.