PAE, Inc Lead Electrician in Basra, Iraq

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Lead Electrician


The Lead Electrician is responsible for supervising a staff of up to ten American and Foreign Nationals, completing reports and performing administrative duties, and is responsible for facility custodianship of work area and management of tools, equipment and spare parts for the electrical shop.


The Lead Electrician maintains and repairs interior building electrical distribution including switchgear, uninterrupted power supplies, wiring, breaker panels, and electrical distribution system, switches, outlets, light fixtures, exit lights, and mounted emergency lights; performs a variety of electrical trade functions including installation, maintenance or repair of equipment used to distribute or use electric energy; installs or repairs switchboards, controllers, circuit breakers, motors, heating units, conduit systems, or other transmission equipment; works from blueprints, drawings, layouts, or other specifications to locate and diagnose trouble in the electrical system or equipment.


Minimum Requirements: Experience: - Must have 3 years of experience as a Journeyman Electrician. Must have verifiable experience (1 year minimum) working under an American Journeyman Electrician. Previous overseas experience is highly desirable. Education: - Must have an Electrician Vocational Diploma or completed an Apprentice program with a Journeyman Certificate. Language: - Must be able to read, write and speak English and read English Technical Manuals and wiring diagrams.

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.