PAE, Inc O&M Manager, Assistant in Baghdad, Iraq

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O&M Manager, Assistant

The Assistant Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Manager position will be located in Iraq in support of PAE's programs with the State Department. This position reports to the O&M Manager, and will be responsible for the daily oversight of O&M staff, ensuring professional and quality services are provided to the Customer in accordance with program requirements. The additional duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive:

  • Provide daily oversight and supervision of O&M Services to include: Electrical Generation & Distribution; Heating, Air Conditioning and Ventilation (HVAC); Water Purification (ROWPU) and Distribution, Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP); Fire Protection; Fuel Storage and Distribution for generators and vehicles; Housekeeping; Laundry; and Grounds Maintenance

  • Responsible for daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly reports, including employee performance reviews and any other first line supervisor administrative duties required

  • Scheduling of personnel, including shifts and rotations, to maintain acceptable levels of service at all times, including support for short-notice projects

  • Assigning tasks, establishing and enforcing standards of conduct and performance in the work environment

  • Inspecting and auditing in-process and completed work, to ensure work meets SOW and quality standards

  • Plan, organize, prioritize and perform multiple tasks under austere conditions, to perform job functions in an orderly manner

  • Ability to manage required staff

  • Additional tasks and special projects as assigned


  • Citizenship: US Citizenship

  • Education: A high school diploma or GED (General Education Diploma) Journeyman trade level certification(s) in HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Construction, etc.), and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Engineering or similar discipline is preferred. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of college degree

  • Experience: Minimum ten (10) years of Operations & Maintenance (O&M) experience for a small plant, overseas and / or military facility

  • Security Vetting : Must possess an active DOD or DOS Secret security clearance, maintaining eligibility for the duration of the contract

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

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


  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or similar credential(s)

  • Relevant overseas Operations & Maintenance (O&M) experience, preferably in the Middle East

  • Experience working with PAE and Department of State programs


  • Knowledge of ALL principles and processes involved in supporting Operations & Maintenance (O&M) responsibilities 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

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • 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.

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.

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