Mackay Communications is America’s largest marine electronics service company. For over 50 years Mackay has sold, installed, and serviced navigation and communication equipment onboard commercial and naval ships, in all major US ports. Almost all equipment uses radio frequency (RF) technology.
We sustain our industry-leading position through strong technical talent (50% of our 163 employees are marine electronics field-service technicians). We hire the most skilled candidates, invest in their continuous factory training, and provide them with full technical/parts/and administrative support. The goal is superior results for our customers and superior careers for our employees.
We currently have openings for Marine Electronics Technicians in Tacoma, WA.
Under limited supervision, the technician will install, service, and repair electronic equipment on board ships. The incumbent will test, adjust, and troubleshoot components, PCBs, sub-assemblies, and antennas. They will load, update, and modify software. Incumbents will use their knowledge of electronic theory and circuitry to address a variety of technical problems. They will make intelligent use of complex schematics, blueprints, and manuals to accurately achieve assignments. Upon completing the assignment, the technician will compose a detailed service report.
Types of equipment serviced:
•HF and VHF Radios
•Incumbent must possess an Associate's Degree or equivalent education, training, and experience
•Strong knowledge of electronics theory and application
•Valid FCC General License with Radar Endorsement preferred
•GMDSS Radio Operator Maintainer License preferred
•Be physically fit. Work environment often involves carrying 20 – 40 lbs, climbing ladders and masts, and exposure to weather
Mackay offers a competitive salary with overtime in addition to health insurance, paid vacation, 401(k) plan, and a company-paid pension plan.
Mackay is an EEO employer, a veterans-friendly organization, and veterans with the above qualifications are encouraged to apply.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. and pass a thorough background check.