Auxiliary Technician – (Contingent)

Egypt Req #562
Monday, April 19, 2021

SUMMARY:VSE Corporation is seeking for Auxiliary Technician Egypt In-Country.This is a Contingent requirement.


Applicant must have a working knowledge of NAVSEA Standard Items that are applicable to shipyard production, ship maintenance and ship repair.Must also have shop lead experience related to shipyard production work on air compressors used onboard US Navy vessels.


This is an unaccompanied billet, but the successful applicant can have family member/dependents with them at the successful applicant’s own expense.


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful applicant will be required to provide consulting oversight and On-the job (OJT) training to workforce of Egyptian Nationals during the execution of ship availabilities for various ship platforms as required and directed by in-country VSE management.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assessing, adjusting, testing, and performing corrective maintenance on emergency diesel engines, mast, ships horn and antenna hoists.
  • Operate, maintain, and repair (organizational and intermediate level) ship propulsion machinery, auxiliary equipment, and outside machinery, such as: steering gear, hoisting machinery, food preparation equipment, refrigeration and air conditioning equipment, windlasses, elevators, and laundry equipment.
  • Be familiar with pumps and heat exchangers.
  • Perform tests, transfers, and inventory of lubricating oils, fuels, and water.
  • Capable of reading drawings, blueprints, and manuals.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have knowledge of intermediate and depot level repair procedures, repair and maintenance standards, quality assurance specifications, and proper use of IMA industrial machinery.
  • Candidate must be proficient in the use of hand tools, precision measurement tools and possess a thorough knowledge of standard shipyard practices.
  • Minimum 5 years Shipyard or Naval experience with a minimum of 2 years of specific Outside Machinist/IMA experience.
  • Must be able to work both independently and with a team.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be proficient with basic computer operation with ability to create and maintain various reports and spreadsheets as required.
  • Must be able to interpret vessels blueprints and ship drawings along with research of ships systems manuals to identify problems as they arise.
  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate,
  • Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS


  • Should have prior shipyard maintenance experience or a working knowledge of expectations and safety protocols related to a shipyard environment.
  • Have experience working in an Arab country for long periods of time.
  • As an In-Country-Team member the successful applicant is expected to maintain a good working relationship with Egyptian Navy counterparts in a dynamic work environment.

  • The selected applicant will be subject to a background check and drug testing.
  • Must be able to obtain a Country Clearance and Base Pass authorization.
  • Applicant must have a current passport with at least 2 years prior to expiration after arrival in Egypt.
  • A secret security clearance is recommended but not required.
  • Successful applicant will be forward deployed in Alexandria Egypt and work as part of a In Country Technical Assistance Team (ICTAT).

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. VSE considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #LI-REMOTE


VSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Job Function Engineering Technician
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Egypt