PAE, Inc Copier Technician in Multiple Locations, Iraq

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Copier Technician

This 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. The Copier Technician’s primary duties include, but are not limited to, performing a variety of complex technical functions related to the support of engineering activities such as installation, operation, maintenance, modification, circuit testing, calibration, and troubleshooting of electronic or electromagnetic systems. Major responsibilities of this position reside in equipment maintenance and technical support. This position reports to the Site Services Manager or designee. 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.

 Diagnose and correct equipment and system malfunctions, which fail to respond to standard corrective measures. Applications may include analog, digital and/or video type circuits and logic systems.

 Prepare reports, charts and graphs for management personnel to use in making decisions, which will be instrumental in the ultimate performance of IT xerographic equipment in CAA locations.

 Install and maintain new model equipment. Due to the unique nature of the job site, the copier technician will be required to install and maintain equipment in a variety of workspaces.

 Establish and maintain necessary record-keeping procedures for service logs, and secure parts ordering/tracking spreadsheets that will allow for easier training and transition for future personnel.

 Maintain a centrally-shared information repository where above information can be retrieved for future use by copier technicians/engineers. Maintain an inventory of all copiers and associate parts, kits and consumables.


 The candidate must have two (2) years’ diversified experience in the installation, operation, maintenance, modification, circuit testing, calibration and troubleshooting of electronic or electromagnetic systems.

 TEMPEST certification; or must complete an approved certification program.


 Education: A high school diploma or GED.

 Security Vetting: Already possess a Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) or be able to obtain a favorable MRPT certification prior to being hired is required for the position. Must maintain eligibility at the required certification level for the duration of the contract.

 Language Skills: Strong, professional, oral and written English communication skills.

 Citizenship: US Citizenship is not required.

 Medical: Favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination.


 Experience with SHARP and HP printers / plotters / copiers; and should have experience in maintenance and repair tools as well as the equipment used in the installation of electrical / electronic components.

 Ability to create charts, reports and graphs for management review and working knowledge of MS office to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

 Previous out of home country experience is highly desirable and previous work experience in harsh environmental conditions is a plus.

 Experience working with PAE.


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

 Experience providing excellent customer services.

 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.

 Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective.

 Excellent organizational and time management skills.

 Expert computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel.

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

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

 Expert communication skills to facilitate and disseminate information.


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.