PAE, Inc Specialist [Work Order Management System] in Kabul, Afghanistan

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Specialist [Work Order Management System]

PAE is currently seeking a Specialist with experience in Work Order Management Systems, to support the US Department of State and will be stationed at Kabul, Afghanistan. The candidate will work on construction and maintenance sites including exposure to the dangers inherent with such sites.

The Specialist will:

  • Operate, manage and supervise the DOS Global Maintenance Management System (GMMS) system ensuring the 300 plus daily customer repair requests are processed and distributed to tradesman in a timely manner.

  • Performing GMMS data entry for work orders as required.

  • Processing invoices, notices to proceed (NTP) and other documents related to a major operations and maintenance contract.

  • Provide time and attendance (T&A) processing for over 160 maintenance personnel.

  • Requisition office supplies and assist shop supervisors in ordering maintenance and repair parts through the DOS ILMS/Ariba software suite.

  • Direct Locally Employed (LE) staff when so directed and in emergencies situations.

  • Perform escort duties for maintenance and janitorial work in CAA spaces

  • Perform Other duties as assigned.

  • Be available for afterhours call outs and emergencies.

  • Travel periodically with extended overnight stays may be required to Camp Alvarado, Camp Sullivan and outlying sites in Afghanistan. Percentage of travel will vary significantly but on average is expected to be less than 10% of the total time.

  • Work in a traditional office setting with additional duties on and around an active U.S. Embassy and related DOS facilities in Afghanistan including exposure to the dangers inherent with traveling to and working on such sites. This assignment will include assignment in Cleared Access Area (CAA) facilities.

The Specialist must have following qualifications and experience to qualify for this position:

  • A High school diploma or GED required.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in an architecture and/or engineering discipline is preferred.

  • At least 2 years of experience supporting and processing technical or/and non-technical requests using a robust software like Maximo is required.

  • Experience and understanding of building trades, systems, equipment, construction, and computerized maintenance management skills is required.

  • Experience using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel to produce letters, reports, and presentations is required.

  • Previous experience with the Department of State , GMMS system or WoW is highly desired.

  • Prior experience in data entry is required.

  • Ability to collect, analyze and summarize data and prepare daily reports and work orders.

  • Must have good organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written) and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently.

  • Knowledge in the discipline of operations and maintenance projects in an international environment preferred.

  • Ability to work effectively with multi-cultural workforce.

  • Previous work experience in an austere OCONUS environment preferred.

  • Citizenship: US Citizenship is required for this position.

  • Clearance: Must have an active Secret or Top Secret security clearance.

  • Must be willing to travel periodically (with extended overnight stays) as required while working on projects at other locations in Afghanistan.

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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