Electrician in Baghdad at PAE

Date Posted: 9/16/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Baghdad
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/16/2020

Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Electrician

The LCC Electrician will be based at one of two PAE sites in Iraq and serve the Light Construction Crew under the Operations and Maintenance Support Services (OMSS) contract in support of the U.S. Department of State. This position will be responsible for performing electrical requirements on construction, remodeling or renovation projects and will report to the LCC Supervisor. The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

DUTIES:

  • 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.
  • Install typical residential and industrial circuitry and general machine circuitry related to construction projects.
  • Install or repair any of a variety of electrical equipment such as generators, transformers, switchboards, controllers, circuit breakers, motors, heating units, conduit systems, or other transmission equipment; working from blueprints, drawings, layouts, or other specifications.
  • Locate and diagnose trouble in the electrical system or equipment.
  • Assist team to Produce material and man hour estimates on assigned projects
  • Perform standard computations relating to load requirements of wiring or electrical equipment.
  • Use a variety of electrician's hand tools and measuring and testing instruments.
  • Report to and receive assignments, instructions, and directions from the LCC Project Manager.
  • Read and interpret instructions and documentation and plans work activities.
  • Move materials and equipment to work locations and sets up work site.
  • Complete records, maintain tools and equipment, and perform various clean-up activities.
  • Observe and follow all safety rules and procedures, including wearing required personal safety equipment.
  • Perform additional duties and projects as assigned. Will be asked to work across Trades when Electrical work is not scheduled.

REQUIRED:

  • Minimum Acceptable Experience Level:
    • Ten (10) years’ related electrical experience.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge and experience regarding occupational hazards of the electrical trade, related safety precautions and considerable skill required for the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment. 
    • Knowledge and ability to utilize and reference both NEC and BS Code and apply best practice for project safety and completion.
    • Must be able to be flexible with work schedule.
    • Good organizational, time management and communication skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment and make independent decisions.
    • Knowledge of principles and processes involved in supporting electrical functions at an overseas facility.
    • 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.
    • Strong 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.
  • Education: A high school diploma or GED. Diploma from a two-year trade school program for training Electricians.  
  • Licenses and Certifications:
    • Valid drivers’ license from Home of Record. 
    • Journeyman Electrician License.
  • Security Vetting: Already possess a US Government issued Secret security clearance or be granted US Government Secret clearance prior to being hired.  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 required because a US government secret or higher level clearance is 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.

DESIRED:

  • Previous work experience in harsh environmental conditions.
  • Experience working with PAE.

WORKING AND LIVING CONDITIONS:

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.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our 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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