PAE, Inc General Maintenance Technician in Kabul, Afghanistan

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General Maintenance Technician

Reports to: 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 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Periodic travel with extended overnight stays may be required while working on 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:

  • Performs planned preventative, predictive, corrective maintenance of commercial building finishes, painting, doors, frames & hardware, roofing systems, concrete, plaster, masonry, etc. systems.

  • Other duties as required.

Minimum Acceptable Experience and Qualification Levels:

  • 5 years experience in the commercial construction building trades is required.

  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards of the building trades and related safety practices and regulations.

  • Previous overseas experience in an austere overseas environment with a divers multi-national work force is desirable.


  • High School Graduate or equivalent is required.

Language Requirement:

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

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Skilled trades certificate in one of the following desired: Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC.


  • US Citizenship is not required for this position.


Must have a USG issued MRPT clearance or the ability to obtain one.

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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