Special Operations Kandak (SOK) Facilities Engineer Trainer/Mentor

2018-09-15
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee



Afghanistan

Job Description:
The Facilities Engineer (FE) SME will TAAM Special Operations Kandaks (SOK), Mobile Strike Kandaks (MSK), and Special Forces Kandaks (SFK); Mobile Training Team (MTT) capable at various locations in Afghanistan. The FE Trainer/Mentor will TAAM Afghan FE counterparts to possess the skills to independently conduct FE tasks as well as process and track MoD 10s and MoD 14s for Afghan CPMD Operations and maintenance contracts. The FE Mentor will assist Afghan FE in identifying requirements, working through contractual matters, mentor counterparts on new construction requirements and maintenance procedures of existing structures; mentor Afghan counterparts on HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems installation and maintenance, and work hand in hand with US/NATO counterparts to TAAM Afghan counterparts on the Afghan system for ordering, receiving, accounting for, and utilization of needed materiel. Has an expeditionary TAAM role.

Work Hours:Work may include nights, holidays, and weekends on short notice. Standard will be to conduct training 6 days per week for up to 10 hours per day while at OCONUS work site(s) and a standard 40 hour work week while at CONUS work sites.

Responsibilities:Mentor will TAAM counterparts on duties and responsibilities including but not limited to the following:

  • Fabricate / repair / maintain wood structures; interpret engineering based drawings and prints; identify building materials; install batter boards; fabricate a floor system; fabricate joints and splices; install exterior finish; fabricate a wall system; apply interior trim; install sheetrock (drywall); install doors and windows; prepare a Bill of Materials (BOM); schedule work; read engineering based prints; annotate engineering based prints indicating as built; utilize the framing square; supervise the installation of suspended ceilings; supervise a building layout; supervise the erection of Pre-Engineered Building; supervise the fabrication of wood frame structures; prepare a Materials Take-Off List (MTOL)
  • Fabricate / repair / maintain concrete structures; fabricate a concrete-wall form; fabricate a column form; fabricate an overhead form; fabricate a concrete-slab form; perform a slump test; place concrete; fabricate a masonry wall; train students how to supervise the fabrication of forms; supervise the fabrication of concrete structures; supervise the fabrication of masonry structures
  • Install/repair/maintain plumbing systems; maintain plumbing tools; winterize a water system; identify plumbing materials; prepare a Plumbing MTOL; install/maintain/repair steel, plastic, cast iron, and copper pipes; grade a sewer line; test waste water system; install a shower system; install a water system; install a waste system; install a water closet with tank; install urinal; install water heater; install a drinking fountain; install a lavatory; repair valves and fixture-control devices; clear waste-system stoppages; troubleshoot faucets; troubleshoot a water closet and tank; prevent backflow; interpret plumbing prints and drawings; supervise the installation of a plumbing system
  • Install / repair /maintain electrical systems; rescue an electric-shock victim; interpret electrical prints and drawings; prepare an electrical MTOL; maintain electrical tools; install service entrance systems; install circuit protective devices; install electrical boxes; install conduit systems; install cable systems; install switches; install receptacles; install fixtures; troubleshoot malfunctions in electrical circuits; supervise the installation of an interior electrical system
  • Conduct fire prevention measures; develop a fire prevention program; conduct fire survival training; develop building emergency action plans; supervise fire prevention inspections
  • Maintain and establish a key control program; conduct inspections
  • Conduct a Supervisor Basic Engineer Carpenter and Conservation Course; Generator and HVAC Training Plan

Required Qualifications:
  • Shall have at least four 4 years of experience in military engineering, E7 or higher, military occupational specialty of 21 series with experience in facility engineering field to include carpentry, power generation, high voltage distribution, low voltage electrical systems, HVAC, and plumbing
  • Competent with operating Personal Computer Skills & Microsoft Office
  • Excellent Interpersonal/People Skills
  • Excellent Oral/Written Communication Skills
  • Excellent Leadership, Organizational, & Project Mgmt Skills
  • Ability to plan and organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions
  • Must possess a US Passport with at least 6 months of remaining eligibility
  • Must be able to obtain an Afghan Visa
  • Requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Include but are not limited to the wear of body armor and helmet PPE, unassisted lifting and carrying of duffle bags not to exceed 70 lbs per piece, and the unassisted movement over uneven terrain
  • Must be willing to work and live in Afghanistan with an understanding that there could be further assignments to any location in Afghanistan based upon the needs of the USG, to include hostile and austere areas
  • Must be able to attend and pass USG deployment requirements at CRC, Fort Bliss, Texas
  • Must meet the medical requirements for the position being offered as determined by a pre-employment medical screening and in accordance with published CRC and USCENTCOM medical deployment standards
  • Must be able to walk/stand on level/inclined surfaces up to 8 hours per day and sit for up to 3 hours per day
  • Must be able to routinely climb/descend stairs
  • Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows / knees, and reach above/below shoulders
  • Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print
  • Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear
  • Required to work and live in a potentially hostile environment, at remote locations, and under austere conditions
  • May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, under extreme weather conditions, within a hostile environment
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from aircraft, hostile fire, and other acts of aggression associated with this region

Security Clearance Requirement:
Must have a Current or Active SECRET security clearance

Desired Qualifications:
  • Prefer experience with engineering support to IN or SOF background; Army or service equivalent vertical engineering specialty
  • Prefer previous experience training and advising foreign military soldiers
  • Experience with IT systems is greatly desired

Required Education: Bachelor's degree from accredited school & 4 years of related experience, OR 2 year?s related experience with Master's degree. 8 years of additional equivalent work experience (12 total years) may be accepted in lieu of BA/BS education requirement.

Contractor personnel shall comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders. All tours are unaccompanied



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