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Valve Technician (Engineering Technician II)

Company: Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc.
Location: San Diego
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. is seeking a full time Valve Technician (Engineering Technician II) in San Diego, CA.

Job Summary: The position will test, repair and overhaul valves and assist other trades in the Valve Shop as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoots, disassembles, inspects, repairs, overhauls, and tests valves to include those used in the following systems: lube oil, fuel, firemain, potable water, freshwater, sonar, AFFF, and various other shipboard systems. Valve types worked on include: butterfly, gate, globe, check including swing-check, pressure reducing, Cla-Val, relief, Marotta fuel and air manifolds, and Leslie regulating and solenoid-operated pilot valves (SOPVs).
  • Provides training to ships force personnel on proper valve overhaul procedures under Fleet Valve Services.
  • Communicates with ships force and shop management regarding required equipment for in-depth troubleshooting and repairs.
  • Performs relief valve testing using pop test stand in accordance with ships Preventative Maintenance System (PMS) requirements for all shipboard systems.
  • Troubleshoots, disassembles, inspects, repairs, overhauls, and tests VLS Deluge Valves in compliance with requirements of FWPs and other approved technical references.
  • Troubleshoots, disassembles, inspects, repairs, overhauls, and tests Marotta fuel and air manifold valves.
  • Utilizes shop test stand to test and properly set manifold reliefs and regulators to correct system parameters provided in FWPs, technical manuals, and other approved technical references.
  • Performs functional flow testing, troubleshoots, and repairs on SCBA harnesses.
  • Performs hydrostatic testing of SCBA cylinders in accordance with FWPs, equipment technical manuals, and other approved technical references.
  • Inspects, disassembles, overhauls, and hydrostatically tests fossil-fueled boiler burner barrel and assemblies in accordance with FWPs equipment technical manuals and other approved technical references.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years experience maintaining machinery
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DBIDS or CAC as required
  • Ability to obtain and maintain the following certifications, as required by specific area of support. (Training timeline and support will be provided)
  • PQS 301 Craftsman Qualification
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) Hydrostatic Testing of SCBA Cylinders certification (shop will coordinate and schedule in-house training)
  • Scott Safety Certification of Functional Flow and Repair of SCBA Harnesses (shop will coordinate and schedule in-house training
  • In-Service Engineering Agent (ISEA) Certification for Vertical Launch System (VLS) Deluge Valve Overhaul, Repair and Test (shop will coordinate and schedule in-house training)
  • Category 3 Crane Operator, required to position valves in camelbacks.

ADA Notations:

  • Work is accomplished in which parts of systems worked on, are in hard to reach places requiring the need to stand, stoop, bend, kneel and climb
  • Requires walking, standing, climbing stairs, visual skills, manual dexterity.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to move in narrow and restricted passageways, up/down steep and narrow ladders or stairway (onboard ships).
  • Noisy conditions & Industrial work environment.
  • Requires walking, reaching, sitting and concentration in the presence of occasional noise.
  • Ability to wear face mask.

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

Keywords: Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc., San Diego , Valve Technician (Engineering Technician II), Other , San Diego, California

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