AECOM Electrician, Maintenance in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Requisition/Vacancy No. 148838BR

Position Title Electrician, Maintenance

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Country Kuwait

State/Province/Region KW - Al Jahrah

City Camp Arifjan

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 www.aecom.com.

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

URS has an opening for an Electrician, Maintenance - Generator Mechanic.

Must have a strong background with maintenance of reciprocating engines and hands-on experience with troubleshooting and maintenance for generator sets.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Electronics Technician, Maintenance maintains, repairs, troubleshoots, modifies and installs various types of electronic equipment and related devices such as electronic transmitting and receiving equipment. Works under close supervision of supervisor or higher-level technician. Position reports to Field Supervisor.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Applies basic technical knowledge to perform simple or routine tasks following detailed instructions.

  2. Performs tasks such as replacing components, wiring circuits, repairing simple electronic equipment; and taking test readings using common instruments such as digital multi-meters, signal generators, semiconductor testers, curve tracers, and oscilloscopes.

  3. Works under close supervision receiving technical guidance from supervisor or higher-level technician. Work is checked frequently for accuracy.

  4. Maintains, repairs, and installs various types of electronic equipment and related devices such as electronic transmitting and receiving equipment (e.g., radar, radio, telecommunication, sonar, and navigational aids); micro and mainframe computers and terminals; and industrial measuring, controlling equipment, and industrial calibration devices.

  5. Applies technical knowledge of electronics principles in determining malfunctions, and applies skill in restoring equipment operations.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Work is performed in a shop environment that is moderately lighted, heated and ventilated, is exposed to disagreeable fumes and to cuts and bruises from using tools in close placed and hazards of moving vehicles such as forklifts and sweepers in shop area. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. Frequently lifts items weighing 40-45 pounds and occasionally in excess of 50 pounds. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme heat, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud or unsafe conditions, questioning nonstandard operations or environmental factors that may involve unmitigated hazards, and Providing feedback to supervisors and managers on all safety issues. Position requires the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED is required. Minimum 5 years actual and recent aircraft or vehicle, or missile experience required. Thorough knowledge of technical publications related to aircraft and missile electronics maintenance mandatory.

  • Must have knowledge of the scopes and limitations of various categories of electronic maintenance (related maintenance functions) and their applications to the contract unit.

  • Must know theory and principles of operation of engines, accessories and components, and a thorough knowledge of electrical and electronic principles.

  • Must be capable of using and reading blueprints, wiring diagrams, and data tables.

  • Must be able to inspect, repair, and operate ground support and auxiliary equipment.

  • OCONUS (Outside Continental United States) contracts require the following: Troubleshoot and repair a variety of electronic systems to include but not limited to, TOW, LRAS, CLU, lasers, thermal sights, night vision devices, Line Replacement Units for tracked equipment, fire control system and operation of Direct Support Electrical Test System (DSETS).

  • Must possess excellent communications skills.

  • Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance.

  • Must have a favorably completed National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI) including a FBI fingerprint check prior to installation access.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Common Access Card (CAC) or Rapid Gate Pass if required.

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and a government background check.

  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.

  • Must be either a US citizen or a US permanent resident with a minimum of 3 years legal residency in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Clarity of written and oral expression desired.

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.