exp Federal Master Electrician (Middle East) in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Master Electrician

Exp Federal Inc., is accepting contingent applications for exciting career opportunities overseas in CENTCOM AOR including but not limited to Kuwait,Iraq,Jordan,UAE,Bahrain,Qatarin conjunction with a contract supporting the U.S. Military.

The Challenge

Master Electrician must be able to read and work with schematics, plan work orders and write requisitions. Work independently with minimum supervision. Have a good working knowledge of all current NEC equipment and their application, must be able to utilize a personal computer to handle shop-related paperwork, be able to plan and implement work order projects (scheduling, materials, labor, etc.), be capable of meeting governmental licensing requirements, and be familiar with "Green" initiatives towards energy independence in support of USMC effort to reduce fuel consumption. The Master Electrician will lead a crew of Contractor electricians on maintenance efforts, and report to the Contractor Facility Manager. Position requires a willingness to take on a large amount of responsibility. Requirement for Commercial and Residential service experience in a variety of conditions including large service switch gear (1200 amp - 6000 amp +)

Principle Areas of Responsibility

  • Install, service and repair lighting fixtures, electrical panels, outlets and wiring.

  • Operate power hand tools and other specializedelectrical equipment.

  • Install, repair and service specialized electrical equipment and machinery.

  • Construct and maintain service equipment.

  • Read electrical circuit diagrams.

  • Requisition material and supplies from stockroom; call vendors to discuss needs for parts and supplies, and recommend purchases and suppliers.

  • Transfer primary power from one power source to another.

  • Install conductors, splices cable, build terminations and do necessary hookup for primary power lines.

  • Set poles, strings overhead lines and do overhead line maintenance.

  • Lay underground conduit for electrical lines and install low voltage electric lines and conduits for telephone systems.

  • May do other trades work incidental to electrical work.

  • Supervise other regular employees during a minor portion of the employee's work time; duties include assigning and reviewing work.

The Skills, Knowledge and Abilities We Seek

  • Operate and maintain electrical equipment, instruments, appliances, and other electrically operated or controlled devices. Experience with installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems. Thorough knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Thorough knowledge of all applicable laws, rules, and standards regulating electrical construction and installation practices. Thorough knowledge of electrical test equipment, instruments, and appliances used in the electrical trade. Functions of high voltage, high horsepower motor systems including their associated control and data acquisition systems. Functions of electronics an electronic circuits. Working knowledge of OSHA standards for flash-over protection. Working knowledge of the installation and operation of equipment operating at or over 600 V nominal.
  • Master Electrician Licensed by U.S. state, municipality, or territory or equivalent qualifications/Certifications for states that do not issue licenses with at least 5 years of experience or UK equivalent, level 4 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electro technical Systems and Equipment from an accredited organization registered with the Office of Qualifications and Examinations regulation in the United Kingdom

  • 5 (five) years experience in Large Commercial settings.

  • Ability to read and work schematics, plan work orders and write requisition.

  • Good working knowledge of all current NEC equipment and their application.

  • Utilize a personal computer to handle shop related paperwork.

  • Plan and implement work order projects (scheduling, materials, labor, etc.)

  • Meet governmental licensing requirements as required.

  • Solar experience is desirable.

  • Management and Crew Lead experience is desirable.

  • Willingness to accept significant responsibility.

  • Commercial and Residential electric construction and service experience including large service switch gear (1200 amp - 6000 amp +).

  • Knowledge required includes comprehensive understanding of the NEC and familiarity with the IBC. Perform other related tasks as required.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record.

  • Ability to complete the following training as required: forklift operation certification; lock out tag out, fall arrest, confined space, MSDS, asbestos and lead identification, ladder safety, emergency evacuation, OSHA and respirator training.

  • Perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting equipment (up to 50 lobs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking. Safely use manual tools and power equipment common in the construction trades. Must be able to handle hazardous materials safely and tolerate exposure to electrical and other environmental hazards.

At a minimum the application Process Involves:

  • Resume/Application.

  • Phone Interview.

  • Background Check.

  • Fit for Duty Medical Screening is required.

  • Immunization will be required.

Exp Federal Inc. is an equal opportunity employer in compliance with CFR 41-60-14. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Location: Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Job Code: 5875

# of openings: 10