Mechanical Technician in Kandahar at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 5/1/2018

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Job Summary
The Mechanical Technician applies electrical or mechanical theory and related knowledge to test and modify developmental or operational electrical machinery and electrical control equipment and circuitry in industrial or commercial plants and laboratories. Assembles and tests experimental motor-control devices, switch panels, transformers, Washing Machines, Kitchen Equipment, and other electrical equipment and components according to knowledge of electrical principles. Diagnoses cause of electrical or mechanical malfunction or failure of operational equipment and perform preventative and corrective maintenance.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble  equipment
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, or the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate
  • Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists
  • Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices
  • Assemble, install or repair wiring, electrical and electronic components, pipe systems and plumbing, machinery and equipment
  • Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs as necessary
  • Inspect, operate, and test machinery and equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions
  • Record type and cost of maintenance or repair work
  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery
  • Dismantle devices to access and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, and power tools
  • Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications
  • Performs other duties as required

Knowledge & Skills
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects

Experience & Education       
  • High School Diploma required, higher education preferred
  • Typically, at least five years of relevant work experience

 Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Living and working conditions at the 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

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally


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