PAE, Inc Electrician in Sheppard AFB, Texas

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World



  • Performs a variety of functions such as the installation, maintenance, or repair of equipment for the generation of electric energy.

  • Work involves most of the following: Installs, removes, and operates electrical generating and control systems, automatic transfer switches, aircraft arresting systems, vehicle arresting system, and associated equipment.

  • Check equipment for serviceability.

  • Must be customer oriented.


  • Position equipment such as gasoline, and diesel engines; generators; switchgears; air compressors; and other generating auxiliary equipment.

  • Install and configure aircraft arresting systems

  • Certifies aircraft arresting systems as required.

  • Checks installed equipment to ensure compliance with publications, policies, and directives.

  • Inspects, tests, and service components systems such as safety, fuel, lubrication, cooling, air pressure, pumps, regulators, governors, and accessory equipment.

  • Observes and interprets instruments such as amp meters, voltmeters, frequency meters, synchroscopes, automatic temperature and pressure recorders, and engine oil, fuel, and coolant gauges.

  • Adjusts engine generator systems to maintain proper voltages, current frequency, and synchronization.

  • Operates high and low voltage switches, circuit breakers, rheostats, and other controls on switchgear and distribution panels.

  • Read blueprints which indicate the locations of circuits, outlets, load centers, panel boards, and other equipment.

  • Perform periodic maintenance on vehicle arresting system.

  • Follows the National Electric Code and comply with State and local building codes.

  • Connect wires to circuit breakers or other components.

  • Use testing equipment, such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to check the circuits for proper connections, ensuring electrical compatibility and safety of components.

  • Perform preventive/recurring maintenance.

  • Periodically inspect equipment, and locate and correct problems before breakdowns occur.

  • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.

  • Makes necessary repairs as quickly as possible in order to minimize inconvenience.

  • Work with engineers, engineering technicians, or industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers.

  • Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, knives, and hacksaws.

  • Other assigned duties as needed to support the customer.

  • Maintains records

  • Posts entries on operation, inspection, and maintenance records.

  • Records meter readings, wear and alignment measurements, fuel consumption, and other data in performance logs.

  • Furnishes information for reports, and recommends changes to correct defective equipment or improve operating procedures.

  • Complies with all environmental policies.


  • Must have a minimum of four (4) years of power production experience and /or equivalent military experience. Gasoline and diesel engine repair experience is required.

  • Must deal with the customer and company employees in a courteous, professional, and effective manner.

  • Must be able to qualify for a SECRET security clearance, if required.

  • Must have a basic knowledge of computers—able to input and extract data.


This classification’s activities range from, an office environment with extensive sitting demands to a field environment with extensive climbing, standing, stooping, bending, pushing, kneeling, stretching, and walking demands. May occasionally be required to lift objects whose weight exceeds 70 pounds. Special vision abilities to perform this job are close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus.

The diversity of work conditions may range from an office environment where there is little or no physical discomfort to a field environment where inclement weather may subject the individual to severe changes in temperature, wind, rain, etc. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, and electrical shock hazards. May be required to work a flexible work schedule and alternating work days to meet mission and customer requirements.


  • Hazard Communications

  • CPR

  • Valid State Driver’s License

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.

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