LCIV Germany: Manager, Equipment Maintenance – Contingency Hire - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee



LCIV Germany: Manager, Equipment Maintenance – Contingency Hire

Manager - Equipment Maintenance

Responsible for providing a safe, reliable, and cost effective product to the customer. Ensures that equipment meets company, governmental, and customer requirements. May serve as a member of the NWA team or leader of the regional team. Establishes preventive maintenance program and coordinates maintenance support for the NWA/region. Utilizes CEMS database to develop strategies for maintenance efficiencies, develops processes to ensure compliance with equipment related government regulations, develops technical training courses for employees, and coordinates equipment refurbishment, upgrades, and modifications. Calculates future workloads across NWA/country group and plans manpower needs for supporting service delivery equipment. Typically requires an undergraduate degree and 10 years experience in mechanical maintenance function.


Reports to and receives assignments from Site Management, receives and complies with the operational requirements, directions and guidance provided by CSO Project Leader and PMO for all contract technical requirements. Equipment Maintenance Manager is responsible for setting the goals and monitoring the performance of the team and its members. Ensures efforts are directed towards process improvements, develops procedures and policies for assigned areas, and maintains compliance to safety policies and procedures. Equipment Maintenance Manager manages, supervises, organizes and coordinates all activities associated with Field Maintenance Department.

This position is responsible for ensuring that the work of the Field Maintenance Department is performed in a safe, efficient and effective manner. The Equipment Maintenance Manager implements and or maintains processes and measures to ensure the accuracy of the data input, ensures efforts are directed towards process improvements, enforces procedures and policies for assigned areas, and maintains compliance with safety policies and procedures. Plans work and administers policies.

This position coordinates acquisition, transfer / delivery, retirement and final disposition of assigned equipment through the property office and the GPA (Government Property Administrator) office. The Equipment Maintenance Manager ensures that all shop tools and equipment are organized and secured and in compliance with TMDE requirements, all required parts/materials are identified, ordered and inventoried in accordance with guidelines provided in KBRwyle PCP and Field Maintenance Work Instruction (WI). The Equipment Maintenance Manager is responsible for good cost under his or her influence and primary quality control for all the work performed within the Field Maintenance Department. Performs inspections as required by the company and or government. Promotes safety and quality and complies with all applicable safety (HSE plan) quality (QCP plan) and army regulations and KBRwyle contractual requirements. The Equipment Maintenance Manager must complete the proper paperwork as assigned in a timely manner, requires both shop and field work. The Equipment Maintenance Manager will ensure that Field Maintenance staff are organized and scheduled to respond to all calls and meet response times as outlined in contract documents. Trains new employees and further develops the skills of all subordinate employees. Coaches, counsels, and administers verbal and written disciplinary actions when appropriate. This position requires technical expertise in automated logistical systems such as: GCSS-A, LIW and other maintenance management systems. Submits to Site Management and CSO/PMO both written and or verbal maintenance status reports as required. Ensures total customer service while complying with contract and PWS.

Preferred qualifications and skills:

  • Candidates with MRAP-U certification.
  • Candidates with 40hrs HAZWOPER – OSHA certification.
  • Candidates with technician certification or work experience with RTCH’s (KALMAR RT-240).

Additional requirements:

  • Ten (10) years of experience working on U.S. military tactical vehicles.
  • Candidate must have experience on Tactical equipment such as:M984A4W/W, M1097, M1088A1, M978A4, M977A4, M969A1, and generator seriesMEP-806B.
  • Must have EAP609 MVAC Certification.
  • In-depth knowledge of diagnostic software MSD, JPRO and other electronic service tool program.
  • Ability to interpret and apply manufacturer repair manuals, technical specifications, schematic drawings.
  • Must be fluent in English (speak, read and write)
  • Must possess a valid passport with at least 15 months of remaining validity and with at least 6 blank visa/stamp pages remaining.
  • Must possess driver’s license with at least 6 months of remaining validity
  • Candidate must be able to obtain German Work & Residence Permit
  • NAC-I required

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Technology Solutions , featuring proprietary technology, equipment, catalysts, digital solutions and related technical services for the monetization of hydrocarbons, including refining, petrochemicals, ammonia and specialty chemicals, as well as inorganics

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