Equipment and Vehicle Electrician

Job Type:
Contract
Job Sector:
Engineering
Region:
International
Location:
Kandahar
Salary:
£3,500 to £3,900 per month
Salary Description:
�3.5k - 3.9k per month + benefits
Posted:
04/05/2018
Recruiter:
ATA Recruitment
Job Ref:
TH-EVME-0405

Job Title: EVM Electrician

Job Code: TH-EVME-0405

Reports to : AGE Supervisors / EVM Manager

Location : NATO base, Kandahar Airfield.

Working Conditions: Based in an operational theatre of war, with arduous conditions.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

Essential:

* Minimum of 5 years' experience working as an Auto Electrician on a wide variety of vehicle types.
* Served a formally recognised motor trade apprenticeship in either civilian or military sector.
* Ability to work on own initiative

Preferred:

* Knowledge of military airfield operations and services would be an advantage.
* HGV C+E license
* Willing to work on a rotating shift pattern.
* Experience working on airfield ground equipment.
* Experience of working on operations in austere remote sites or in developing nations.
* Familiar with NATO, ISAF and ISO terminology.
* Knowledge of CANBUS systems
* Knowledge of workshop Health and Safety requirements.

Core Responsibilities and Duties

* Auto electrical duties on wide ranging variety of vehicles and airfield ground equipment. The use of electronic diagnostic equipment to re-programme ECU's and vehicle software and diagnose and interpret ECU fault codes.
* When required act as a team leader for up to 25 Internationally Recruited Workers mechanics and electricians, allocating and overseeing workloads to ensure strict deadlines are met with regard to completed repairs. This will involve a hands on approach.
* Able to pay close attention to detail, excellent problem solving skills, good communicator with an ability to work on own and as part of a team.
* Other duties as required by the Workshops Manager.

Salary:

* $5000 pcm (negotiable dependent on experience)
* 3 weeks leave after every 12 weeks spent in theatre
* All meals, accommodation, laundry services and uniform provided at no cost
* All visas and transport arranged and provided at no cost
* Emergency first line medical cover (including repatriation) and life insurance provided

Contact Details:
ATA Recruitment
Tel: 0845 880 8119
Contact: Timothy Hughes
Email:

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