Generator Mechanic in Moscow at PAE

Date Posted: 6/19/2020

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Generator Mechanic

PAE is seeking qualified generator mechanics to support the US embassies in Moscow and Beijing. He/she will be responsible for maintaining diesel generators. Duties and responsibilities listed below are not mutually exclusive.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Schedules and performs periodic maintenance and repairs on stationary diesel engines, to include prime movers for emergency fire system pumps and electrical power generators under the general supervision of the American Electrical Shop Foreman.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintains and repairs all stationary diesel engines for fire system pumps and emergency power generators ranging from 25 KW to 500 KW. Scope of work to include repair of major diesel engine-subsystems which are not in violation of existing State Department contracts for such repairs. Repairs to be at such standard to perform in climatic extremes.
  • Plans and schedules preventive and corrective maintenance for the equipment listed under specific responsibilities in accordance with established operational and maintenance procedures and manufacture’s recommendations and warranty.
  • Tests all work performed under his/her control. In the case of the diesel prime movers of the emergency power generator sets, testing is to be conducted in the presence of two persons designated as qualified back-up personnel.
  • Corrects defects by adjustments, cleaning, repair, and replacement of defective items and components.
  • Travels as necessary to constituent posts to perform generator maintenance.
  • Maintains small engines (lawnmowers, tractors) and hydraulic systems (snow removal equipment, forklifts).
  • Operates all necessary hand, power, and shop tools.
  • Orders replacement parts and supplies through approved channels and establishing maximum and minimum requirements for effective utilization and economy.
  • Maintains shop and maintenance areas in a clean and safe condition.
  • Maintains appropriate technical library and record keeping which documents all procedures necessary to accomplish his/her responsibilities.
  • In the case of emergency power generators sets, trains two qualified personnel to perform as emergency operation/repair back up personnel in his/her absence.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Three or more years of experience in the field
  • Certification as Diesel Powered Electrical Power Generator Technician with a rating up to 750 KW
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Legally authorized to working the US without sponsorship. and ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance is 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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