Power Generation Supv in Kandahar at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary
The Power Generation Supervisor is responsible for supervising the power generation shop and personnel in support of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) and Construction.
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Supervise and train skilled, semi-skilled, and apprentice personnel to ensure the safe and efficient execution of assigned work involving installation, operation, removal, maintenance, and repair of all power generation equipment
  • Review service orders and work orders related to power generation and ensure they are completed on time, staffed properly, and the quality of work meets approved standards
  • Estimate amount of work hours, materials, parts, and supplies needed
  • Maintain database of all power generation activities and keep records of materials, parts, tools, and supplies received, used, and in stock
  • Schedule and coordinate power generation “switching” and “shut-downs” with appropriate trades and government personnel
  • Secure the cooperation of other trades supervisors and instill within assigned employees the cooperative attitude necessary for working closely with other O&M and construction trade workers
  • Perform load calculations in order to properly size power generators for various types of facilities
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills
  • Basic understanding of principles of electricity and a variety of engines, power generation, electrical safety, and engine maintenance
  • Ability to perform an extended load test and use electrical math formulas to meet specifications of a proper load test
  • Understand voltage, amperage, frequency, and poser factors
  • In-depth knowledge and ability to perform maintenance on power generation equipment to include engine, Alternating Current (AC) alternators, electronic controls, electrical wiring, and accessories
  • Skill in load testing, all calculations that must be done, and safety measures
  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment

Experience & Education
  • Minimum six (6) years of experience in repairing and replacing diesel/mechanical engines and generators
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Prefer graduate of an accredited diesel school
  • Prefer US military training in power generation, diesel, and electrical job fields
  • 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

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally