PAE, Inc Technical Services Manager in Baghdad, Iraq

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Technical Services Manager

Technical Services Manager

The Technical Services Manager position will be based at one of four PAE sites in Iraq and serve the Operations and Maintenance Support Services (OMSS) contract in support of the U.S. Department of State. This position will be responsible for management of the Technical Services Department including: Cable Specialists, Satellite/Cable TV Specialists, and the Copier Technician and will report to the Site Services Manager. The additional duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.


 Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.

 Comply with all Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals. Provide information and materials to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.

 Prepare, develop, coordinate, and integrate all work relating to Fiber Optic cable installation, splicing, terminals, troubleshooting, and repairs made to existing and new cables.

 Work with Department of State personnel in designing future growth and installation of fiber optic equipment and devices, copiers, printers, and consumable orders.

 Integrate with IT for proper addressing, naming, and documentation of associated peripherals and switches.

 Maintain new cable installation updates with site AutoCAD specialist.

 Perform other duties as assigned.


 Minimum Acceptable Experience Level: Three (3) years’ experience in IT or Technical Services Management or Supervision.

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

o Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules.

o Expert computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Office suite: Word, Outlook, Excel and Power Point.

o Knowledge of principles and processes involved in supporting contract responsibilities at an overseas facility.

o Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective.

o Excellent organizational and time management skills.

o Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team.

o Must have the ability to be innovative and be an agent for change.

o Expert communication skills to facilitate and disseminate information.

 Education: A high school diploma or GED. A vocational diploma in Internet Technology,

Bachelor’s degree in related disciplines preferred. Additional experience may be considered in

lieu of a college degree.

 Licenses and Certifications: Valid drivers’ license from Home of Record.

 Security Vetting: Already possess a US Government issued security clearance or Moderate Risk

Public Trust (MRPT) or be able to obtain a favorable MRPT certification or US Government

clearance prior to being hired is required for the position. Must maintain eligibility at the

required certification or clearance level for the duration of the contract.

 Language Skills: Satisfactory English proficiency to meet job requirements and to adhere and

comply with safety, health, and security measures.

 Citizenship: US Citizenship is not required.

 Medical: Successfully complete and pass the medical and dental examinations as required by

PAE and our customer for deployment to Iraq. Must maintain physical and dental requirements

for duration of deployment.


 Previous out of home country experience is highly desirable and previous work experience in

harsh environmental conditions is a plus.

 Experience working with PAE.


This position may be located in a war zone, in an environment with harsh and dangerous working and living conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may regularly be exposed to extreme and austere desert-like environment. Temperatures can reach 120- 130 degrees Fahrenheit/50- 55 degrees Celsius during the summer months. Employees must be willing and able to perform regular job requirements in this austere, extreme environment, as well as willing and able to deploy to Iraq for extended periods. Work schedules are a minimum of 6 days per week and 10 hours per day, while some jobs have higher daily and weekly minimums. Employees must be willing and able to perform physical activities including, but not limited to, heavy lifting and moving of items, parts, assemblies, and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum; climbing in and out of equipment; crawling; and working outdoors. This includes being able to lift and carry 40 pounds of personal protective equipment for extended periods of time and being capable of running and ‘duck & cover’ during emergencies without putting oneself or others at risk.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

PAE is a drug-free workplace.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.