PAE, Inc Electrician in Russia, Russia

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Major Duties and Responsibilities

Performs maintenance and repair of Embassy distribution systems and standby electrical systems, motor connections and controls and electrical service and distribution under technical guidance of the American Electrical Shop Foreman.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-- Repairs and maintains standby electrical power generation equipment, automatic power transfer switches, operational control and alarm system; service and distribution systems including main and distribution switchboards, panel-board fuses and transformers; motor connections and controls including starters and motor control centers; lighting including incandescent, fluorescent, recessed, surface, weatherproof, vapor-tight and underwater; dimmers; and signal and fire alarm systems including pull stations, ionization smoke detectors, sprinkler flow switches, supervisory valve and control panels.

-- Performs PM in accordance with schedules, operating procedures and equipment warranty,

-- Performs repair of components such as rectifiers, inverters, associated generating and distribution equipment.

-- Conducts tests of equipment using voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, continuity testers, feeler gauges, frequency counters and other test equipment.

-- Adjusts components to ensure optimum operating efficiency.

-- Analyzes malfunctions in electrical standby power systems, distribution systems, motor connections and controls by visual and auditory inspection and makes necessary adjustments and repairs.

-- Maintains records of all work accomplished and parts used.

-- Complies with all related published directives, work standards and technical publications.

-- Performs a wide variety of routine electrical maintenance and repair functions of a general nature as required.

Performs installation and renovation of NEC apartment and EOB/NEC/NOB office electrical systems.

-- Installs and connects of light fixtures, switches, wall outlets junction boxes, circuit breakers, etc.

-- Tests circuits for proper connection and continuity.

-- Measures, bends, assembles and installs conduit to connect outlets, panels, boxes, etc.

-- Installs, maintains and repairs electrical equipment and appliances such as heating systems, motors, fans, lighting fixtures and connections of electrical machines, office equipment, distribution panels, elevators (power supply only), etc.

-- Maintains and repairs transformers, electric power production equipment, rotating and uninterrupted power systems.

-- Repairs generators, centrifuges, starter motors, rectifiers, inverters and associated generating and distributing equipment

-- Tests equipment using voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, continuity testers, feeler gauges, frequency counters, and other test equipment.

-- May serve as back-up for Elevator Technician.


Licensed journeyman electrician with minimum five years’ experience as a journeyman in maintenance of electrical equipment to include, switchgear, distribution system, and general building electrical maintenance and repair. The experience must have included working from sketches, drawings, blueprints, wiring diagrams and manufacturers' operations and maintenance manuals. Training and experience with maintaining and operating medium voltage distribution and equipment is highly desirable.

Must have good English communication skills. A basic understanding of the Russian language is highly desirable. Must be 21 years of age, completed secondary school or obtained a GED. A valid driver's license and Top Secret clearance are required.

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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