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Master Electrician

Job Description and Requirements

Kuwait - Al Jahrah, Camp Arifjan

Job Summary

Responsible for conducting electrical inspections and properly assess technical compliance to required applicable Electrical Standards and Codes as directed under the contract (Performance Work Statement -PWS).

  • Must have in-depth work experience and understanding of NFPA 70 National Electric Code (NEC), and the British Standard 7671, or other internationally recognized electrical regulations, standards, accepted industry practices adopted by the host country, USG, and DoD/USACE.

  • Must be able to apply technical standards to new construction, renovations and upgrade existing structures not installed per western building standards.

  • Must be fluent with proper installation techniques and display the highest level of workmanship. Responsible for supervising journeyman crews made up of a diverse subcontract workforce and responsible for training and providing instruction, and oversight of proper installation methods, standards, regulations, and workmanship.

  • Must be capable to assess and classify electrical distribution systems, troubleshoot and identify circuit faults across a broad range of applications. Knowledgeable of AC theory, VFDs, electrical motors and starters, transformers, step-down stations, residual current devices (RCD), and overcurrent protective devices. Thorough understanding of the safe operation and application of instruments provided for circuit analysis and testing, including power analyzers, ground rod resistance meters, ground fault loop impedance testers, residual current device testers, and similar test equipment used to properly assess ground-earth faults and grounding and bonding install applications comply to the proper codes.

  • Must be capable to read and interpret blue prints, schematics, technical instructions, and other technical documentation and plan work activities to include; coordination of movement of materials and equipment to work locations; establish the work site; repair or replace/install a broad range of electrical equipment and systems in support of base construction and maintenance activities.

  • Responsible to properly maintain tools and equipment to safe standards and to identify proper materials, suitable for use as required for specific installations, submitting material requisitions and follow-up until delivery on site. Observes and follows all safety rules and procedures (Lock-out/Tag-out), including wearing required PPE and other personal safety equipment and fall protection, as required for each task.

  • May require travel to other overseas location to support program requirements.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • 10 years’ experience with a valid Master Electrician License at a State Level or 12 years' experience in an equivalent Military Electrician Training/Certification

  • Knowledge of Safe Work practices especially regarding energized work, working at heights and confined spaces per OSHA regulations.

  • Subject matter expertise level familiarity with provisions and applications of the National Electric Code and ability to select and install domestic and foreign materials and devices under the NEC.

  • Command of fluent English, including the ability to read, write, and comprehend technical documentation, schematics, and diagrams written under the ANSI standards.

  • US citizenship required

  • Must be fluent in English

  • Valid US passport with at least 6 blank visa pages

  • Valid US Driver's License valid for at least 6 months prior to current expiration

  • Must meet all medical qualifications under the contract and meet other requirements applicable to working in the USARCENT/CENTCOM AOR

  • Current/ valid - licensed Master Electrician certification issued by a U.S. state, municipality, or territory or equivalent industry-recognized credentialing entity for states that do not issue licenses

  • At least five (5) years of work experience as a Master Electrician

  • Able to inspect to Standards to include: (UFC) 3-520-01, 2010, Interior Electrical Systems, (NFPA) 70-2008, 2017 (NEC)

Preferred Qualifications

OCONUS Experience supporting government contracts.

Location for this position is OCONUS in countries located within the CENTCOM AOR and may require work in austere environments and to work in potentially dangerous areas, including a war zone, under working conditions inherent in a dangerous environment. There maybe requirements to travel to other locations to support mission requirements.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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