PAE, Inc FEBR Gates & Barriers Supervisor in Multiple Locations, Iraq

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FEBR Gates & Barriers Supervisor

PAE is currently seeking a FEBR Gates and Barriers Supervisor to support our Department of State Operations & Maintenance contract in Iraq.

The FEBR Gates and Barriers Supervisor will take ownership of all Union 3 pedestrian and vehicular gates and barrier control systems. This position reports to the Union 3 Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Manager. The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

The FEBR Gates and Barriers Supervisor will:

  • 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.Provide daily work assignments and supervise Gates and Barriers Technicians

  • Perform gate and barrier services as required

  • Inspect, clean, lubricate and performing preventive maintenance (PM) on the physical security electric and hydraulic pedestrian and vehicular control systems, located at the compound access control (CAC) points

  • Verification that all gates and barriers are operational and performing maintenance and repairs

  • Trouble-shoot problems, utilizing test equipment and meters, assisting with installation of new electrical and electro-mechanical devices

  • Submit reports to the O&M Manager on a scheduled basis

  • Assist Department of State (DoS) engineering security office (ESO) staff with integrity testing

  • Assist in developing the Statement of Work (SOW) when requested

  • Report any problems or lack of compliance with the SOW or O&M plan, to the O&M Manager

  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled inspections

  • Maintain the appropriate technical library and record-keeping which documents all procedures necessary to accomplish assigned responsibilities

  • Maintain effective, timely and respectful communication and interaction with other employees, managers, and supports other organizations

  • Perform other administrative tasks including material ordering, inventory, work scheduling

  • Collect, analyze and summarize data for report preparation and submit written reports

  • Be responsible for facility custodianship of work area and management of tools, equipment and spare parts

  • Take initiative to analyze a situation and to make frequent technical decisions based on specifications, safety and electrical codes

  • Evaluate operational effectiveness and develop/maintain effective operational control mechanisms

  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned


  • Must have a minimum of five years' general security system maintenance experience

  • Experience with Delta Scientific Corporation security controls equipment is strongly preferred

  • General security operations and maintenance (O&M) experience in an overseas setting is desired

  • Requires knowledge of applicable U.S. Codes and accepted trade practices

  • A high school diploma or GED is required. In addition, completion of an Apprentice program with a Journeyman Electrician Certificate or an AA/AS trade’s degree from a two year collegeand/or equivalent field experience is strongly preferred

  • Prior experience working with PAE is desired

  • Knowledge and experience regarding occupational hazards and related safety precautions associated with security gates and barriers systems and equipment is required

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

  • Training and experience with multiple manufacturer’s security controls systems and equipment is highly desired

  • Requires strong professional English communication skills, both oral and written

  • Must receive a favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination

  • Knowledge of ALL principles and processes involved in operating and maintaining security gates and barrier systems at an overseas facility is required

  • Must have knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer services

  • Requires the ability to work in a fast-paced environment that involves handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective is required

  • Must have excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Requires advanced computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • The ability to become an active and functioning member of a team is required

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

  • Experience working with SOW, sub-contractors, budgets, estimating, working drawings and as-builts is required

  • US Citizenship is required for this position

  • Must possess an active DOD or DOS clearance (minimum Secret, or higher as required by the position). Must maintain eligibility at the required security level for the duration of the contract

  • Willingness and ability to deploy to Iraq for extended periods is required. 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.

  • Must be willing and able to perform regular job requirements in this austere and extreme environment.

  • 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.

  • Must 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.

  • Must be able to work a minimum of 6 days per week and 10 hours per day, some jobs have higher daily and weekly minimums.

  • Must possess satisfactory English proficiency to meet job requirements and to adhere and comply with safety, health and security measures.

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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