WHE/MHE Inspection/Certification Technician in Nassau at PAE

Date Posted: 10/24/2020

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Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

WHE/MHE Inspection/Certification Technician

The Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC) Mission is to provide Naval Warfare Centers, the Fleet, and other customers with accurate undersea, surface, and in-air three-dimensional tracking data and other unique Atlantic test facilities.  In support of Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E), and Fleet readiness assessment and training. AUTEC is a Major Range and Test Facility Base (MRTFB) and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport's largest single team project, providing both deep and shallow water test and training environments.

Responsible for performing electrical/mechanical maintenance, inspections, load testing of weight handling equipment (WHE) and material handling equipment (MHE) on the AUTEC Project per NAVFAC P-307, NAVSEA OP-5, NAVSEA Ch-589  requirements.


  • Maintain control of inspection records, manage the material deficiency reports and ensures all are recorded per NAVFAC, NAVSEA and NAVAIR requirements.
  • Mechanical and electrical inspections of Cat 1, Cat 3 (non-cab overhead), Cat 4 cranes, various MHE and rigging equipment to NAVFAC P-307 standards.
  • Conduct mechanical and electrical inspections of Marine Weight Handling Equipment per Chapter 589.
  • Conduct ordnance rigging gear inspections and certifications per NAVSEA OP-5
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Five (5) years mechanical and electrical experience with Cat 1, Cat 3 (non-cab overhead) and Cat 4 cranes.
  • Crane Operator Certification (up to 130 ton) preferred.
  • Must meet the requirements to obtain and maintain certification for NAVFAC General Crane Course, NAVFAC Crane Electrical Inspector Course, NAVFAC Crane Mechanic Course, NAVFAC Rigging Gear Inspection Course and the NAVFAC Load Test Director Course within (6) months.
  • Cat 3 crane mechanic/electrician.
  • Must meet the requirements to obtain and maintain certification for Forklift Operator within 6 months.
  • Must be able to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds of material.
  • Physically capable of conducting man lift operations to a height of 110 feet.
  • Pass an annual physical exam or as required.
  • Excellent communications skills in order to interface with all levels of personnel in a multi-cultural team-oriented environment.
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills and have the ability to prioritize workload to meet changing demands.
  • Must be able to push, pull and lift 50 lbs.  
  • This position requires the individual to be eligible to obtain a US Government security clearance; US Citizenship is required.
  • Must be able to reside in remote location with limited medical facilities.
  • A valid US Passport and Driver’s License is required.

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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