Marine Electrician - 17069

Date: Feb 29, 2024

Location: Yokosuka-Shi, Kanagawa-Ken, JP, Japan

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 17069 

Required Travel: 11 - 25%

Employment Type: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain  

Level of Experience: Mid 


Meet HII’s Mission Technologies Division
Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense – the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that’s right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you.


For over a century, HII has built and maintained the U.S. Navy’s most powerful warships. Join us as we continue to maintain the Navy’s readiness! We are seeking a Marine Electrician to serve on our SEMAT Yokosuka, Japan team located in Yokosuka, Japan. This Electrician will be responsible for performing maintenance and maintenance training to assist shipboard personnel in the operation, maintenance and repair of specific items of engineering systems/equipment onboard USN Surface Ships. *This role does not provide relocation assistance.

What You Will Do

  • Master understanding of production and processes.

  • Responsible for interfacing with customers, managing subcontractors and ability to provide work direction to others. May provide direction and lead others.

  • May manage one or more multiple jobs. Completes comprehension of specialty trades functions and tools. Performs a variety of complicated and non-routine tasks.

  • Develops and uses technical documents including controlled work packages, formal work processes and procedures, test documents, reports and task or trip reports.

  • Schedules, reports and briefs customers and senior management. May perform quality inspections on finished product. Performs duties outside of specialty in order to complete installation or work assignment.

What You Must Have

  •  ​​​​High School education, or Trade School or equivalent, and 6 years of related experience.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance.
  • Must have experience as a shipboard marine electrical trades specialty with 6 or more years of shipboard maintenance and repair experience.
  • Must be able to read and interpret equipment and systems ship drawings and ship technical documents and manuals.
  • Must be competent in the use of electrical/mechanical equipment and tools in corrective repair efforts in order to accomplish ship repairs.
  •  Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.
  • Must be physically able to climb and work on ships in an industrial environment. 
  • Start date contingent upon approved CAC ID base access, which are required for this position and continued employment.  

Preferred: Bonus Points For

  • Recent Marine Electrical shipboard experience on CG/DDG class ships.
  • Prefer technical/professional certifications. 
  • A current, valid DoD security clearance. 

Physical Requirements

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. May ride ships at sea for extended periods. May require wearing a respirator. Travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States.

We build the world’s most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.


Recognized as one of America’s top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people’s safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you’ll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.


Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.
Today’s challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It’s why we’re focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


Do You Need Assistance? 
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #3 for HII Technical Solutions.