PAE, Inc Property Specialist in Baghdad, Iraq

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Property Specialist

The Property Specialist 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 ensuring that Government property is properly identified and tracked from acquisition to disposition. The Property Specialist will collaborate with the Senior Property Specialist to schedule and resolve inventory discrepancies. This position will report to the Logistics Manager. The 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.

 Perform physical inventories of Government Furnished Property (GFP) and Contractor Acquired Property (CAP), as directed by the Logistics and Property Manager.

 Assign Government Property Identification numbers (GP), prepare required schedule, and assist with identifying Lost, Damaged, & Destroyed property as well as excessive consumption.

 Work closely with Property Custodians to ensure overall accountability of assets.

 Track and record movement of all types of Government property. This includes movement from one point to another within a contractor’s facility, movement between facilities, for any purpose, and protection during movement.

 Assist on the preparation and safeguarding of administrative support files.

 Prepare hand receipts for all property custodian/hand receipt holders.

 Ensure compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Statement of Work (SOW) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

 Mentor property custodians in proper process and procedures as they relate to Government Property.

 Identify problem areas and recommend viable solutions.

 Apply property tags to all newly received assets to include the completion of records and archiving of data.

 Complete routine spot checks of site assets.

 Maintain logs and status records to include lost, damaged or destroyed items.

 Perform additional duties and projects as assigned.

Job Description


 Minimum Acceptable Experience Level: Two (2) years’ experience in property.

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

o Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

o Understanding how inventory affects company contractual obligations.

o Ability to clearly and concisely articulate services/requirements in writing

o Ability to articulate in a clear and concise manner with Management and Trades Departments on a daily basis.

o Ability to define problems, collect data and propose solutions.

o Ability to demonstrate analytical skills, researching skills

o Ability to efficiently and effectively perform the technical requirements.

o Excellent organizational and time management skills, with ability to prioritize effectively and work with a sense of urgency.

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 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 Expert computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel.

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

o 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. An undergraduate degree preferred but can be replaced with additional years of Government Property Administration.

 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.


 Knowledge of FAR.

 Knowledge of Cost Point and Maximo are a plus.

 Strong commitment to maintaining a high performing team which delivers high customer satisfaction.

 Previous out of home country experience and previous work experience in harsh environmental conditions are 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.

Applications with resumes will be accepted through 6PM on the hiring closing date.

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.

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