PAE, Inc Appliance Technician in Kabul, Afghanistan

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Appliance Technician

Appliance Technician

  • Reports to: AEK Electrical Supervisor

Performance Location: The individual filling this position will be supporting PAE on a contract for the US Department of State and working at the US Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Periodic travel with extended overnight stays may be required while working on projects at the Consulate in Herat and other locations in Afghanistan. Percentage of travel will vary significantly but on average is expected to be less than 10% of the total time

Working Environment: The candidate will work on construction and maintenance sites including exposure to the dangers inherent with such sites

Work Schedule: This position works ten hours/day six days a week minimum, is on-call 24/7 and must be willing to quickly respond to all critical electrical issues as required.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

The Electrical Technician duties and responsibilities include at a minimum:

  • Installation, maintenance, and repair of medium voltage electrical systems ranging from 600 volt to 15kv including the installation, testing, repair and maintenance of electric power plant and/or overhead and underground primary electrical distribution systems and elements

  • Proactively analyze a situation and make frequent technical decisions based on specifications and electrical codes and standards

  • Installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical panel boards, wiring conduits, switches, breakers, lighting, fixtures, transformers, receptacles, motors, conduit and general wiring installations of electrical equipment in accordance with electrical codes

  • Collect, analyze and summarize data and prepare daily reports and work orders

  • Locate and determine electrical malfunctions using test equipment

  • Repair malfunctions by such methods as replacing burned out elements, fuses and replacing defective wiring

  • Inspect circuits for specified shielding and grounding

  • Report any malfunctions or lack of compliance to the Electrical Supervisor

  • Perform other duties as may be assigned

Minimum Acceptable Experience and Qualification Levels:

  • Minimum of three years hands-on experience working with medium range voltages from 600 volt to 15kv and working experience involved in the installation, testing, repair and maintenance of electric power plant and/or overhead and underground primary electrical distribution systems and elements

  • Must have knowledge of the occupational hazards of the electrical trade and related safety precautions. Considerable skill in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical panel boards, switches, breakers, lighting, transformers, receptacles, motors, conduit and general wiring installations in accordance with electrical codes

  • Must have a minimum of two years experience working level as a Journeyman Electrician

  • Must have good organizational and communication skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently.

  • Knowledge in the discipline of operations and maintenance projects in an international environment preferred

  • Experience in an OCONUS environment and ability to work effectively with

multi-cultural workforce

Education:

  • Must have an Electrical Vocational Diploma, completed an Electrical Apprentice program with a Journeyman Certificate or equivalent verifiable training from a credible training institution

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent education required

Language Requirement:

  • Must be proficient in speaking, reading and writing English including reading and using building diagrams and technical manuals

  • Must have proficient English oral and written communication skills sufficient to effectively communicate with employees, management and the client

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Government issued electrical license or equivalent certification is preferred

Citizenship:

  • US Citizenship is not required for this position.

Clearance:

  • Must have a US Embassy RSO Security Clearance or the ability to obtain one.

  • Reports to: AEK Electrical Supervisor

Performance Location: The individual filling this position will be supporting PAE on a contract for the US Department of State and working at the US Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Periodic travel with extended overnight stays may be required while working on projects at the Consulate in Herat and other locations in Afghanistan. Percentage of travel will vary significantly but on average is expected to be less than 10% of the total time

Working Environment: The candidate will work on construction and maintenance sites including exposure to the dangers inherent with such sites

Work Schedule: This position works ten hours/day six days a week minimum, is on-call 24/7 and must be willing to quickly respond to all critical electrical issues as required.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

The Electrical Technician duties and responsibilities include at a minimum:

  • Installation, maintenance, and repair of medium voltage electrical systems ranging from 600 volt to 15kv including the installation, testing, repair and maintenance of electric power plant and/or overhead and underground primary electrical distribution systems and elements

  • Proactively analyze a situation and make frequent technical decisions based on specifications and electrical codes and standards

  • Installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical panel boards, wiring conduits, switches, breakers, lighting, fixtures, transformers, receptacles, motors, conduit and general wiring installations of electrical equipment in accordance with electrical codes

  • Collect, analyze and summarize data and prepare daily reports and work orders

  • Locate and determine electrical malfunctions using test equipment

  • Repair malfunctions by such methods as replacing burned out elements, fuses and replacing defective wiring

  • Inspect circuits for specified shielding and grounding

  • Report any malfunctions or lack of compliance to the Electrical Supervisor

  • Perform other duties as may be assigned

Minimum Acceptable Experience and Qualification Levels:

  • Minimum of three years hands-on experience working with medium range voltages from 600 volt to 15kv and working experience involved in the installation, testing, repair and maintenance of electric power plant and/or overhead and underground primary electrical distribution systems and elements

  • Must have knowledge of the occupational hazards of the electrical trade and related safety precautions. Considerable skill in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical panel boards, switches, breakers, lighting, transformers, receptacles, motors, conduit and general wiring installations in accordance with electrical codes

  • Must have a minimum of two years experience working level as a Journeyman Electrician

  • Must have good organizational and communication skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently.

  • Knowledge in the discipline of operations and maintenance projects in an international environment preferred

  • Experience in an OCONUS environment and ability to work effectively with

multi-cultural workforce

Education:

  • Must have an Electrical Vocational Diploma, completed an Electrical Apprentice program with a Journeyman Certificate or equivalent verifiable training from a credible training institution

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent education required

Language Requirement:

  • Must be proficient in speaking, reading and writing English including reading and using building diagrams and technical manuals

  • Must have proficient English oral and written communication skills sufficient to effectively communicate with employees, management and the client

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Government issued electrical license or equivalent certification is preferred

Citizenship:

  • US Citizenship is not required for this position.

Clearance:

  • Must have a US Embassy RSO Security Clearance or the ability to obtain one.

  • Reports to: AEK Electrical Supervisor

Performance Location: The individual filling this position will be supporting PAE on a contract for the US Department of State and working at the US Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Periodic travel with extended overnight stays may be required while working on projects at the Consulate in Herat and other locations in Afghanistan. Percentage of travel will vary significantly but on average is expected to be less than 10% of the total time

Working Environment: The candidate will work on construction and maintenance sites including exposure to the dangers inherent with such sites

Work Schedule: This position works ten hours/day six days a week minimum, is on-call 24/7 and must be willing to quickly respond to all critical electrical issues as required.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

The Electrical Technician duties and responsibilities include at a minimum:

  • Installation, maintenance, and repair of medium voltage electrical systems ranging from 600 volt to 15kv including the installation, testing, repair and maintenance of electric power plant and/or overhead and underground primary electrical distribution systems and elements

  • Proactively analyze a situation and make frequent technical decisions based on specifications and electrical codes and standards

  • Installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical panel boards, wiring conduits, switches, breakers, lighting, fixtures, transformers, receptacles, motors, conduit and general wiring installations of electrical equipment in accordance with electrical codes

  • Collect, analyze and summarize data and prepare daily reports and work orders

  • Locate and determine electrical malfunctions using test equipment

  • Repair malfunctions by such methods as replacing burned out elements, fuses and replacing defective wiring

  • Inspect circuits for specified shielding and grounding

  • Report any malfunctions or lack of compliance to the Electrical Supervisor

  • Perform other duties as may be assigned

Minimum Acceptable Experience and Qualification Levels:

  • Minimum of three years hands-on experience working with medium range voltages from 600 volt to 15kv and working experience involved in the installation, testing, repair and maintenance of electric power plant and/or overhead and underground primary electrical distribution systems and elements

  • Must have knowledge of the occupational hazards of the electrical trade and related safety precautions. Considerable skill in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical panel boards, switches, breakers, lighting, transformers, receptacles, motors, conduit and general wiring installations in accordance with electrical codes

  • Must have a minimum of two years experience working level as a Journeyman Electrician

  • Must have good organizational and communication skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently.

  • Knowledge in the discipline of operations and maintenance projects in an international environment preferred

  • Experience in an OCONUS environment and ability to work effectively with

multi-cultural workforce

Education:

  • Must have an Electrical Vocational Diploma, completed an Electrical Apprentice program with a Journeyman Certificate or equivalent verifiable training from a credible training institution

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent education required

Language Requirement:

  • Must be proficient in speaking, reading and writing English including reading and using building diagrams and technical manuals

  • Must have proficient English oral and written communication skills sufficient to effectively communicate with employees, management and the client

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Government issued electrical license or equivalent certification is preferred

Citizenship:

  • US Citizenship is not required for this position.

Clearance:

  • Must have a US Embassy RSO Security Clearance or the ability to obtain one.

  • Reports to: HVAC Supervisor

Performance Location: The individual filling this position will be supporting PAE on a contract for the US Department of State and working at the US Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Periodic travel with extended overnight stays may be required while working on projects at other locations in Afghanistan. Percentage of travel will vary significantly but on average is expected to be less than 10% of the total time.

Working Environment: The candidate will work on construction and maintenance sites including exposure to the dangers inherent with such sites.

Work Schedule: This position works ten hours/day six days a week minimum.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide a full range of HVAC Services to the embassy and all satellite sites under the direction of the AEK HVAC Supervisor including repair of environmental-control systems using knowledge of refrigeration theory, pipefitting, structural layout, and troubleshooting.

  • Mount compressor, condenser units and air handlers using hand tools following blueprint, engineering specifications and manufacturer’s recommendations.

  • Ability to use sheet metal hand tools and shop fabrication equipment.

  • Measure, cut and assemble PVC and copper tubing and fittings, including braze/solder copper/copper, copper/brass, and copper/steel.

  • Connect blower motors (1/4-70hp), compressors, temperature controls, humidity controls, and connect control panels to power source.

  • Replace defective breaker controls, contactors, thermostats, switches, fuses and electrical wiring to repair installed units using electrician’s hand tools.

  • Install, repair, maintain and service air conditioners, including filters.

  • Installation, maintenance and repair of HVAC piping systems and line sets.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • The candidate is on-call 24/7 and must be willing to quickly respond to all HVAC critical issues.

Minimum Acceptable Experience and Qualification Levels:

The HVAC Technician shall have the following experience for this position:

  • Knowledge in the discipline of operations and maintenance projects in an international environment preferred.

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years experience in Operations and Maintenance services, with a minimum of three years experience in physical plant and building operations of large facilities.

  • The ability to evaluate operational effectiveness and develop/maintain effective operational control mechanisms including BAS Systems.

  • Ability to collect, analyze and summarize data and prepare daily reports and work orders.

  • Ability to work effectively with multi-cultural workforce.

  • Must have good organizational and communication skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently.

  • Previous work experience in an austere OCONUS environment is preferred.

Education:

  • Completion of an HVAC/Refrigeration Apprentice program.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Language Requirements:

  • Must be fluent in speaking, reading and writing English.

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills sufficient to effectively communicate with employees, management and the client.

Clearance: Must be able to obtain a MRPT Clearance.

Reports to: AEK General Maintenance Supervisor

Performance Location: The individual filling this position will be supporting PAE on a contract for the US Department of State and working at the US Embassy and/or its outlying sites in Kabul, Afghanistan. Periodic travel with extended overnight stays may be required while working on projects and other locations in Afghanistan. Percentage of travel will vary significantly but on average is expected to be less than 10% of the total time

Working Environment: The candidate will work on construction and maintenance sites including exposure to the dangers inherent with traveling to and working on such sites

Work Schedule: This position works ten hours/day six days a week minimum, is on-call 24/7 and must be willing to quickly respond to all critical customer service issues as required.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directly provides general and specialized maintains and repairs of all commercial and residential kitchen equipment and appliances including refrigerators, freezers, stoves, ovens, dishwashers, clothes washers and dryers, small appliances, etc.

  • Leads a staff of 1 to 3 third country and /or local national technicians.

  • Directs and coordinates activities to meet goals in terms of performance, objectives/standards, service delivery, quality, and customer satisfaction.

  • Oversees activities directly related to providing required services and ensures compliance with safety and environmental requirements.

  • Coordinates specialized tasks with the AEK Operations Manager for support from other AEK team members.

  • Inspects work performed by tradesmen to ensure it meets specifications, codes and established industry standards.

  • Insures work is in accordance with company work policies and procedures.

  • Reviews work orders and work order reports to ensure work is completed on-time, and inspects equipment to ensure it is being maintained correctly.

  • Inspects and evaluates the physical condition of the facilities and equipment to determine the type of work required to meet contract requirements.

  • Conduct inventory of current stock and order materials to ensure supplies and equipment are available in adequate amounts.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Acceptable Experience and Qualification Levels:

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years hands on experience in maintenance and repair of commercial, residential and small appliances.

  • Strong general trades background as required to directly perform general maintenance “handyman” services related to servicing appliances.

  • Prior experience managing a small multinational staff to meet operational readiness and contractual requirements is preferred.

  • Ability to collect, analyze and summarize data and prepare daily reports and work orders. Ability to deal with people with varied ethnic and geographic backgrounds.

  • Must have good organizational and communication skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently.

  • Previous overseas experience in austere environmental conditions is preferred.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project Management.

Education:

  • Completion of a nationally recognized trade school or apprenticeship program in electrical and/or HVAC/refrigeration is required.

  • High School Graduate or equivalent.

Language Requirement:

  • Must be fluent in speaking, reading and writing English.

  • Must have excellent oral and written communications skills sufficient to effectively communicate with management and the local workforce.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • A valid and current State issued license as an electrician or HVAC technician is required. Relevant experience will be considered.

Citizenship:

  • US Citizenship is required for this position.

Clearance:

  • Must have a USG issued secret clearance.

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