Vehicle Mechanic in Kabul at PAE

Date Posted: 11/14/2019

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Vehicle Mechanic

PAE Seeks a Multi-Purpose Vehicle Mechanic (MVM) for a position located in Afghanistan.

  • The MVM shall determine the overall mechanical condition of vehicles and equipment, correction of deficiencies required, and effects repair.
  • The MVM shall systematically analyze malfunctions by visual and auditory examination or through the use of test equipment.
  • The MVM shall be capable of using diagnostic test equipment, and of accurately diagnosing and repairing assigned electronic controlled equipment.
  • The MVM shall repair, adjust, overhaul, or replace major assemblies or sub-assemblies such as power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering assemblies, tracks, hydraulic system components, and equipment attachments.
  • The MVM may be required to remove, disassemble, and repair gasoline or diesel engines and components.
  • The MVM shall repair components by replacing worn or damaged parts with new or reconditioned parts, grinding, fitting, balancing, or arranging for welding or machining. The MVM shall reassemble, adjust, and test repaired units for proper operation.


  • The MVM shall have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in functions such as inspecting, repairing , or maintaining general purpose vehicles light and heavy duty construction equipment.
  • Previous supervisory experience in an austere OCONUS environment with a multi-national workforce, preferred.
  • A valid US or local driver's license and US passport;
  • Certified in specific trade, or maintenance journeyman/master technician
  • Must be able to fluently read, write, speak, and understand English
  • Ability to obtain/maintain Secret clearance


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


This position may be located 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. Work schedules are a minimum of 6 days per week and 12 hours per day, with work week hours up to 77 hours per week. 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.

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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