PAE, Inc Refrigeration Mechanic in Baghdad, Iraq

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Refrigeration Mechanic


PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. Government, its allied partners and international organizations. As it enters its 60th year of business, PAE’s current portfolio includes capabilities in critical facility infrastructure, aviation, logistics, training, range operations and national security solutions, to support some of the most meaningful and exciting missions in the world. Today, the approximately 15,000 members of our global workforce perform with excellence and dedication in roughly 60 countries, on all seven continents, in some of the world's most challenging regions. We attribute our success to the quality of our work and the integrity and high ethical standards that define our business operations. PAE is headquartered in Arlington, Va. PAE is currently seeking


This is trades position at the Union III location in Baghdad, Iraq. His position reports to the HVAC Supervisor and the O&M Manager. The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of the work assigned but are not necessarily inclusive. . Responsibilities: This position will be an expert in all phases of the HVAC/R and Refrigeration industry. This position will be able to work independently to troubleshoot and/or install any of these systems. The Refrigeration Mechanic installs, environmental-control systems in residences, office buildings, and other structures, utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, pipefitting and structural layout, mounts compressor and condenser units on platform or floor, using hand tools, following blueprints or engineering specifications, fabricates, assembles and installs ductwork and chassis parts, using portable metalworking tools and welding equipment, and installs evaporator unit in chassis or in air-duct system, using hand tools. The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive. DUTIES: - Accomplishes refrigeration installation and maintenance tasks on maintenance and construction projects in Iraq - Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on refrigeration and cooling equipment in accordance with the preventive maintenance program. This includes installation and startup of refrigeration and cooling equipment utilizing special tools and equipment - Keeps refrigeration inventory up to date and orders replacement parts as needed - Acts as EPA required “Refrigerant Manager” for CFC tracking, leak detection and reporting functions - Works with all electrical components from disconnect throughout equipment - Accomplishes various projects utilizing design drawings, diagrams, and specifications - Submit reports as required by supervisor - Must be able to lift the safety regulation maximum - Complies with all Environmental Safety and Health and Quality Assurance requirements and goals. Provides documentation to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation - Maintains a safe workplace program and ensures that safety is the highest priority in the workplace - Performs other duties as required


EXPERIENCE: - - Minimum 4 years experience required in refrigeration mechanic work, including installation and maintenance of refrigeration equipment - Two to five years of overseas work experience - Ability to collect, analyze and summarize data and prepare daily reports and work orders REQUIRED: - Education: A high school diploma or equivalent. Refrigeration license is required. - Security Vetting: Must possess an active MRPT or be able to obtain an MRPT security clearance, and maintain eligibility for the duration of the contract - Language Skills: Professional English communication skills, both oral and written - Citizenship: US Citizenship is not required for this position - Medical: Favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination. - Driver’s License: Candidate must have a drivers‘ license from their Home Country that is valid for the duration of the contract. DESIRED: - Completion of an certification program with a CFC/EPA certificate - Relevant overseas HVAC/R experience preferred - Previous experience working with PAE preferred - Ability to read design drawings and diagrams is preferred - Strongly preferred is extensive experience with air cooled chillers with screw compressors OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: - Knowledge of ALL principles and processes involved in supporting refrigerant functions at an overseas facility - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer services - Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules - Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective - Excellent organizational and time management skills - Expert computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel - Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team - Must have the ability to be innovative and be an agent for change - Expert communication skills to facilitate and disseminate information PAE is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work environment

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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