AECOM Howitzer Technician in Bagram, Afghanistan

Requisition/Vacancy No. 156939BR

Position Title Howitzer Technician

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Country Afghanistan

State/Province/Region AFG - Bagram

City Bagram

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About the Business Line

Government

AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

AECOM has an editing opportunity in Afghanistan on the EAGLE contract for a Howitzer Technician . The Technician acts as both the Inspector and Technician as directed.Performs the acceptance and initial inspections to determine the nature and extent of weapon system repairs required.Performs final inspections on weapon system after repairs have been completed when acting as the QC Inspector.Disassembles, examines parts and assemblies as required and reassembles and adjusts components as necessary to complete the repairs IAW with the appropriate TM.Determines serviceability of parts and diagnoses and determines remedies for failures commonly encountered in the repair of weapon systems using a variety of diagnostic techniques and TMDE with little or no supervision.Safely uses common hand tools and shop equipment effectively without assistance.May instruct other employees in proper repair maintenance procedures.Required to conduct and receive cross training as directed.Adhere to ISO Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions in support of the AC FIRST Quality Management System.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.

Minimum Requirements

  • Active Secret / Tier 3

  • Attends classified meetings and requires SIPR and CENTRIX access to classified information necessary to support the USG and documents related to future missions and strategies.

  • Must be able to pass the Inspector and Technician PQS within 30 days of hire.

  • U.S. Army MOS 45K, 91F, 91K or USMC MOS 2131 required

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • 3-5 years’ experience in Howitzer Armament Systems at DS/GS level required on M119 105MM, M198 155MM and M777 155MM Howitzer, is required.

  • 1-3 years inspection experience 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 have excellent knowledge of tools and repair equipment.

  • Must have the English language speaking ability to speak the language with sufficient structural accuracy and vocabulary to participate effectively in most formal and informal conversations on practical, social, and professional topics. Must be able to read standard newspaper items addressed to the general reader, routine correspondence, reports, and technical materials in the individual's special field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Military service 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.

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