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Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Unlicensed Mechanic / Technician
Location:
Afghanistan
Type:
Not specified
Job description

The GSE Technician is responsible for the maintenance of all assigned GSE and other vehicles required for the performance of the support contract.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Establishes and keeps records on the repair and operational readiness of the assigned equipment.

  • Performs and schedules preventive maintenance, services, troubleshoots, repairs, inspects, test, operates and maintains serviceability of assigned powered and non-powered GSE and non GSE.

  • Performs preventive maintenance and corrosion control on equipment.

  • Travels TDY to FOL sites to perform GSE functions.

  • Ensures compliance with appropriate fuel standards.

  • Ability to assist host nation national in translation / interpreting maintenance and technical publications.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements
  • Certificate of completion of military or civilian training in fuel technology maintenance.

  • CMF 15 aviation MOS series or other military/commercial equivalent.

  • NACI within the last 10 years required.

  • Ability to communicate fluently in the English language.

  • Basic knowledge of various computer applications such as Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook).

  • May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including working in extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.

Experience & Education

  • High School Diploma

  • Minimum 2 yrs of experience maintaining motor vehicles, aviation ground support equipment and aircraft refueling systems, including fabricating hoses, testing fuel, and maintaining gasoline and diesel engines and collapsible drums.

  • Must be familiar with DOD directives governing fuel systems and have a working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of fuel systems.

  • Able to test fuel for contamination, repair gasoline and diesel engines and fuel pumps, and repair fuel bladder and fiberglass fuel tanks.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Location of duty is Afghanistan.

  • Living conditions may be cramped and substandard compared to western (US) standards.

  • May be required to perform duties at remote and austere locations.

  • Must be able to withstand extreme temperatures and environments while working in field conditions.

  • Must be able to lift 90 pounds to waste level and 75 pounds to shoulder height.

Travel

  • 10 – 15%

  • Travel to austere or inhospitable high stress environments will be required.

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally.

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