Power Generation Frmn in Kandahar at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

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Job Description

Job Summary

The Power Generator Foreman leads crews in operating and maintaining power generators to include mechanical, electrical, and electronic systems.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Lead power generation crews to maintain power generators, troubleshoot faults, repair/replace components and generators, maintain documentation, adhere to environmental guidelines, and ensure that all departmental processes are followed
  • Coordinate with various departments on installations/generator replacements, scheduled outages, and daily operations
  • Order, receive, and oversee inventory of service and replacement parts for power generators
  • Coordinate and schedule regular generator services and refueling missions
  • Optimize the placement of generators through trend analysis of load data
  • Adhere to property control procedures for all equipment
  • Inspect and maintain fuel tanks, secondary containments, and electrical wiring
  • Perform load calculations in order to properly size power generators for various types of facilities
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to interpret and apply manufacturer repair manuals, technical specifications, schematics, engineering drawings, and diagnostic tools
  • In-depth knowledge and ability to perform maintenance on power generation equipment to include engine, Alternating Current (AC) alternators, electronic controls, electrical wiring, and Automatic Transfer Switch operation
  • Knowledge in electrical theory and a complete understanding of power equations in relation to Load and Phasor Diagrams
  • Skilled/knowledgeable in the performance of load testing, all calculations that must be done and applicable safety measures
  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment

Job Requirements

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in repairing and replacing diesel/mechanical engines and generators
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Certification from an accredited diesel school such as FG Wilson, Cummins or Caterpillar preferred
  • Must possess valid Driver’s License
  • Prefer US military training in power generation, diesel, and electrical job fields Military (91D)
  • Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions


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