AECOM Generator Mechanic in BAGRAM, Afghanistan

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144426BR

Position Title Generator 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 in Afghanistan on the MOSC-A contract for a Generator Mechanic . The mechanic performs troubleshooting, maintenance and repair activities on various pieces of diesel and gas generators below 750KVA-Kilo Volt Amperes. Maintains record of repairs required, parts used and labor time. Measures velocity, horsepower, revolutions per minute (rpm), amperage, circuitry, and voltage of units or parts to diagnose problems, using ammeters, voltmeters, watt meters, and other testing devices.Welds, brazes, or solders electrical connections. Ensure strict compliance to safety practices and support the AC FIRST Safety Policies and Procedures. Instills a safety first mentality within respective work areas and a culture that achieves low accident rates and minimal lost-time injuries. Adhere to ISO Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions in support of the AC FIRST Quality Management System. Duties may vary dependent on area of assignment. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Work experience may be substituted for educational requirements and/or educational achievements may be substituted for years of experience.

  • Example: Two (2) years of experience is equivalent to (2) years of college and vice versa.

  • 1-3 years’ experience in power generation equipment repairs required.

  • Work experience may be substituted for educational requirements and/or educational achievements may be substituted for years of experience. Example: Two (2) years of experience is equivalent to (2) years of college and vice versa.

  • Must complete General Trade Skills PQS within 30 days of hire.

  • Must be able to conduct tests and inspections of products, services, or

  • processes to evaluate quality or performance.

  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repairs, and

  • maintenance.

  • Determines causes of operating errors and provides corrective actions. Ability to communicate fluently in the English language, both written and orally.

  • Must be able to understand and interpret wiring diagrams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Military Training or similar vocational education trade training preferred

  • 1-3 years’ experience in Electrical background preferred

  • Experience in the Army 52 D or 91 D MOS or equivalent preferred

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.