Metron, Inc.

Marine Technician

3 months ago
Job ID
San Diego

Job Description

Our CETUS division is seeking a talented electro-mechanical technician (Marine Technician) with experience with and enthusiasm for marine research and development.  The ideal candidate will have substantial on-water marine experience and also be familiar with general fabrication assembly, electrical system and integration assembly. The candidate should demonstrate the ability to function in a marine environment and to disassemble, modify, reassemble and test mechanical and/or electrical systems onsite at testing facilities.

Desired Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent; 2 year technical degree a plus
  • 3-5 years of experience with complex mechanical and electrical systems
  • Must have maritime experience (Captain, Able Body Seaman, or Deckhand license preferred)
  • Must be competent at performing mechanical assembly and maintenance tasks
  • Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time, lift 50lbs unassisted, work at sea for long periods of time
  • Must communicate clearly with good interpersonal skills as will be often working for prolonged periods of time with others in tight quarters.
  • Must be able to interpret engineering drawings and be comfortable with communicating with engineers on a daily basis
  • Must be comfortable taking direction from others
  • Diesel engine operation and maintenance experience preferred
  • Experience operating and maintaining heavy equipment highly desirable (hydraulic and pneumatic systems)
  • Fabrication experience, specifically welding and/or machining, highly desirable
  • Basic knowledge of AC and DC electrical systems preferred
  • Competent in general PC based tasks (word processing/report writing, spreadsheet data entry, internet searching, etc…)
  • Able to be on travel up to 2 months at a time (travel immediately upon hire is likely and routine travel thereafter should be expected
  • US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED; Security clearance preferred, must be eligible for clearance and eligible for Transportation Worker Identification Credentials


Position Location: San Diego, CA with periods of training on-site at R&D center in Sterling, VA


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  Metron takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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