Foreman (Electrical)

Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc.
Portsmouth, VA
Added: March 11, 2024
Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. Mission Readiness Group is seeking a full-time Foreman in Portsmouth, VA

Summary: Supervise/manage workers who modify, repair, install shipboard electrical systems/components. Train, oversee and mentor lower level trades and helpers to improve their technical skill making them eligible for advancement.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Determine schedules, sequences, and assignments for work activities, based on work priority, quantity of equipment and skill of personnel.
  • Monitors employees' work levels and reviews work performance.
  • Monitors tool and part inventories and the condition and maintenance of shops to ensure adequate working conditions.
  • Investigates accidents and injuries, and prepares reports of findings.
  • Compiles operational and personnel records, such as time and production records, inventory data, repair and maintenance statistics, and test results.
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates maintenance policies and procedures.
  • Counsels employees about work-related issues and assists employees to correct job-skill deficiencies.
  • Responsible for ensuring employees charge to correct project number(s).
  • Examines objects, systems, or facilities, and analyzes information to determine needed installations, services, or repairs.
  • Conducts or arranges for worker training in safety, repair, and maintenance techniques, operational procedures, or equipment use.
  • Uses applicable electrical measuring instruments i.e., meters, ammeters, meggers, etc.
  • Reads and understands blueprints, technical manuals and repair standards.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical control systems.
  • Assembles, installs, tests, and maintains electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Diagnoses malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
  • Connects wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
  • Inspects electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Tests electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
  • Installs ground leads and connects power cables to equipment, such as motors.
  • Works from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures
  • Plans, assigns, schedules, and supervises the work of skilled and trades helper subordinates on various shipboard system repair and installation projects.
  • Prepares cost estimates of labor and material; orders supplies, material, and equipment.
  • Prepares routine work and time reports and maintains standard records.
  • Recruits and trains subordinate personnel; establishes safety and work performance standards.
  • Performs related work as required.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 12 years shipboard electrical experience.
  • Minimum five years supervisory experience in marine and industrial environment (ship repair and modernization).
  • Able to write clear, concise reports.
  • Able to supervise all other trades.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain base access.
  • Ability to obtain access to military/government installations worldwide.
  • Be able and willing to travel with some travel being for extended periods of time.

ADA Notations

  • Able to move in narrow and restricted passageways, up/down steep and narrow ladders or stairways, and up and down antenna masts/yardarms (onboard ships).
  • Able to lift, carry and move objects up to 50 lbs in weight.
  • Able to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Able to perceive and distinguish normal range of colors.

Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. and its subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veterans.