AECOM Quality Control Inspector-Howitzer in BAGRAM, Afghanistan

Requisition/Vacancy No. 148794BR

Position Title Quality Control Inspector-Howitzer

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 Quality Control Inspector-Howitzer . The Inspector performs initial inspections to determine the nature and extent of Howitzer­weapon system repairs required. Performs final inspections on weapon system after repairs have been­ completed.­ The Inspector disassembles and examines parts and assemblies as required and­reassembles and adjusts components. Determines serviceability of parts and diagnoses and determines remedies­for failures commonly encountered in the repair of weapon systems using a variety of diagnostic techniques and TMDE with little or no supervision.­Prepares records of inspection/tests and makes them available to the QA/QC Department. Safely uses common hand tools and shop equipment effectively without­assistance. May instruct other employees in proper repair maintenance procedures. Cross trains when required to ensure maximum flexibility and possession of­technical skills in the development and maintenance of quality programs. Ensures compliance with government and corporate regulations, company

­SOPs, directives, and technical manuals to establish and maintain a quality management program. Coordinates with Shop Supervisor when technical problems arise and in-­depth mechanical knowledge is required. Maintains cross-talk with QA and LAR representatives. Conducts surveillances and performs other administrative duties as required within the Quality Control Office.

­Ensures 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 culture­that achieves low accident rates and minimal lost-time injuries. Adhere to ISO Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions in support of the­AC FIRST Quality Management System. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • ­3-5 years’ experience in Howitzer Armament Systems at DS/GS level

  • ­required on M119 105MM, M198 155MM and M777 155MM Howitzer.

  • ­1-3 years inspection experience required.

  • ­U.S. Army MOS 45K, 91K or USMC MOS 2131 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 a Quality Control Inspector PQS test within 30 days of hire.

  • ­Must have knowledge of diagnostic tools and forms used at the unit and

  • ­DS/GS level.

  • ­Must have good knowledge of tools and repair equipment.

  • ­Must be able to read and understand Howitzer weapon system schematics.

  • ­Must have thorough knowledge of military technical publications.

  • ­Must have a collaborative work style that fosters cooperation and team work.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Overseas experience a plus.

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.