Electrician - Military veterans preferred

2021-06-03
Amentum (www.amentum.com)
Skilled Trades

/yr

  full-time   employee   contract


Kuwait City
Kuwait

Amentum is seeking an Electrician to join our team to support our overseas construction project.

As a traveler, you're thrilled to have the opportunity to work on a project site in Kuwait City, Kuwait. You enjoy figuring out what is wrong with a piece of electrical equipment and using your knowledge to fix it, and your passion for the field in evident by your Journeyman Electrician License. With your strong work ethic, you are the kind of dependable teammate we are looking for.

Responsibilities:

Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.
Follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.
Use a variety of tools and equipment such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment including oscilloscopes, ammeters, and test lamps.
Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors.
Work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.
Place conduit (pipes or tubing) inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes.
Inventory, assist with packing, and loading of materials bound for project sites.
Work with crew members when activities require additional manpower outside of electrical trade.
Construct and fabricate parts, using hand tools and specifications.

Here at Amentum, we believe in fostering a sense of belonging. We welcome diversity, encourage growth and development, promote safety first, and believe curiosity is the spark for innovation. We take care of our employees who in turn take care of our customers, driving the success of our business.


Minimum Requirements

    Journeyman Electrician License
    Vocational/technical training beyond High School
    At least 7 years of experience in the electrical trade
    Must be able and willing to perform physical activities, such as digging trenches to lay conduit, moving and lifting heavy objects, etc.
    Due to the nature of the work, must be a U.S. citizen
    Must have an active Top Secret security clearance


Preferred Qualifications

    Previous overseas experience