PAE, Inc Airfield Sweeper in Baghdad, Iraq

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Airfield Sweeper

The Airfield Sweeper will be primarily based at PAE’s Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center (BDSC) in Baghdad, Iraq, and serve the Life Support Services contract in support of the State Department. The Airfield Sweeper will be responsible for utilizing resources to accomplish operational requirements and will report to the Airfield Manager. The additional duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive:

  • Remove Foreign Object Debris (FOD) from runway, parking pads, taxiways and other designated areas in accordance with published schedule.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Citizenship: US Citizenship is required

  • Education: High School diploma or equivalent

  • Experience:

  • Previous experience operating a Sweeper Truck on an airfield

  • Security Vetting: Must possess an active DOD or DOS Secret security clearance and maintaining eligibility for the duration of the contract or must be able to obtain a Moderate Risk Public Trust certification (MRPT).

  • Certifications:

  • Must possess a license with a good record to operate a heavy truck

  • Must be able to obtain and hold an airfield access badge and "All Access" airfield drivers license.

  • Medical: Favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination

  • Language Skills: Expert professional, oral and written English communication skills, to present, facilitate and disseminate information.

  • Work Ethic: Commitment to maintaining a high performance team which delivers customer service excellence


  • Department of State experience

  • One (1) year of international experience in challenging locations, preferably working in the Middle East, with a working knowledge of customs and cultural differences


  • Exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks and administrative details in a fast paced and constantly changing environment

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

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.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.