PAE, Inc Electrician in Baghdad, Iraq

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World



PAE is a leading provider of integrated global mission services to the U.S. Government and its allied partners. For over fifty years, PAE has provided training, logistics, operations and maintenance services to support complex missions for customers around the world. PAE employs approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries supporting some of the most meaningful and exciting missions in the world.


This is a technical position primarily based at Union III in Baghdad, Iraq and will be associated with the Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Department. The selected candidate will take ownership of all facility Electric and related projects to include maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, installation and related electrical O&M. This position reports to the Union III O&M Manager. The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive. DUTIES: - The Electrician will perform work required for the repair, maintenance, installation and modernization of electrical systems for Union III site building's equipment. - Locates and determines electrical malfunctions using test equipment. - Repairs malfunctions by such methods as replacing burned out elements, fuses, and replacing defective wiring, cleaning, repairing or replacing motors. - Tests electrical equipment such as motors, heaters and controls for safety and efficiency, using standard test equipment and by observing functions. - Installs fixtures, wiring conduits, motors and other electrical equipment. - Inspects circuits for specified shielding and grounding. - Reports any malfunctions or lack of compliance with Statement of Work (SOW) to the Assistant O&M Manager. - Performs inspections and prepares written reports. - Maintains effective, timely and respectful communication and interaction with other employees, manager, and supports other organizations. - Performs other administrative tasks when directed, including material ordering, inventory, work scheduling and report preparation. - Responsible for facility custodianship of work area and management of tools, equipment and spare parts for the electrical operation. - Must be able to take initiative to analyze a situation and to make frequent technical decisions based on specifications, safety and electrical codes. - Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.


EXPERIENCE: - The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years electrical experience in operations and maintenance services, with a minimum of three years’ experience in an Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS) environment. - Knowledge of applicable US Codes and acceptable trade practices. - Previous electrical experience in an OCONUS environment with a multi-national workforce is desirable. - 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 in the discipline of operations and maintenance projects in an international environment preferred. - Must have good organizational and communication skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment and make independent decisions. REQUIRED: - Education: A high school diploma or GED is required. Completion of an Apprentice program with a Journeyman Certificate, or have an Electrical AA/AS degree from a two year college and/or equivalent field experience is strongly preferred. - Security Vetting: Must obtain an active DOD or DOS clearance as required by the position. Must maintain eligibility at the required security level for the duration of the contract. - Language Skills: Strong professional English communication skills, both oral and written. - Citizenship: US Citizenship is required for this position. - Medical: Favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination. DESIRED: - Relevant overseas Electrical experience - Experience working with PAE. - Experience working with SOW, electrical diagrams and blueprints. OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: - Knowledge of ALL principles and processes involved in operating and supporting Electrical functions at an overseas facility. - Knowledge of principles and processes for 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. - Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective. - Expert 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

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.

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