AECOM FSS/HVAC Mechanic in BAGRAM, Afghanistan

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144424BR

Position Title FSS/HVAC Mechanic

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Country Afghanistan

State/Province/Region AFG - Bagram


Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM's Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for an experienced FSS/HVAC Mechanic to join the MOSC-A in Afghanistan. Performs troubleshooting, installation, repairs and refills FSS system on a wide range of Military equipment. Performs HVAC troubleshooting, recovery, recharge, and installation as required. Performs mechanical troubleshooting and repair work on a wide range of Military equipment. Performs refilling of FM-200, Monoammonium-Phosphate, Sodium Bicarbonate, and Petrotech 25 fire extinguishing agents. Responsible for implementing and maintaining the shop safety program as well as providing daily work assignments to

other maintenance personnel assigned to work center. Performs any other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED is required.

  • Must have active NACI.

  • EPA 609 certification in vehicle HVAC recovery, recharge and installation or equivalent required.

  • 1-3 years of FSS and/or HVAC experience.

  • Must have a basic understanding of HAZMAT and OSHA procedures.

  • FSS and HVAC repair and use of job specific tools.

  • Be responsible for rebuilding, inspecting, and testing the serviceability of certain fire extinguisher components by the technical specifications given by the manufacturer.

  • Be proficient in the proper handling of hazardous materials such as, heptafluoropropane (FM-200), Monoammonium-phosphate, Sodium Bicarbonate, Petrotech 25, and dry nitrogen.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to perform job duties efficiently and effectively during a 77 hour work week.

  • Experience with fire suppression systems preferred.

  • Ability to climb and work in tight spaces.

  • Ability to lift 25 Lbs. continuously, 50 Lbs intermittently.

  • Ability to work in extreme environmental conditions including dust and high temperatures.

  • Ability to work overhead for extended periods.

  • Ability to endure long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.