Electrician in Beijing at PAE

Date Posted: 6/24/2020

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Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World


PAE is seeking a journeyman electrician to support the US Mission in Hong Kong. The selected candidate will report directly to the DOS Facilities Manager. Duties and responsibilities listed below are not mutually exclusive.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Operates, maintains and repairs electrical systems; standby electrical power generation equipment; fire and security alarm systems; appliances; and assists with minor mechanical support of vehicles under the technical guidance of the Maintenance Supervisor.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Repairs and maintains standby electrical power generation equipment, automatic power transfer switches, operational control and alarm systems; service and distribution systems including main and distribution switchboards, panelboard fuses and transformers; motor connections and controls including starters and motor control centers; lighting including incandescent, fluorescent, recessed, surface, weatherproof, vapor tight and underwater; dimmers; and signal and fire alarm systems including pull stations, ionization smoke detectors, sprinkler flow switches, supervisory valve and control panels.

  • Performs routine maintenance and repair, scheduled preventative maintenance, and testing of electrical distribution systems, circuits, and equipment in accordance with established schedules, operating procedures, and equipment warranty.  Arranges with Facility Manager (FM) at Post for periodic testing and evaluation of backup electrical systems.
  • Installs and renovates electrical systems and individual components thereof in compliance with applicable US codes (when applicable).
  • Maintains records of work accomplished, parts used, and updates as-built drawings.
  • Inspects electrical work performed by outside contractors to assure proper practices and contract compliance, reporting findings to the contracting officer. 
  • Determines necessary spare parts and expendable supply requirements and manages stock to include reorder as required.  Advises and assists the FM regarding procurement.
  • Travels to local vendors as necessary to procure materials; participates in random procurement process as necessary; uses petty cash when necessary.
  • Personnel shall be trained in emergency evacuation of passengers from elevator cars in accordance with ASME A17.4 Guide for Emergency Personnel.
  • Provides escort as necessary for LES and other non-cleared workers.
  • Backs-up other Contractor staff as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Licensed journeyman electrician with minimum five years’ experience in electrical maintenance/ construction trades. 
  • Must be able to work from blueprints, wiring diagrams, and manufacturers’ operation and maintenance manuals. 
  • Trained or ability to be trained in emergency evacuation procedures in accordance with ASME A17.4. 
  • Must be 21 years of age or older, hold a valid driver’s license and have completed secondary school or obtained a GED. 
  • US citizenship and the ability to obtain Top Secret clearance required.

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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