Allied Trades Lead – Kuwait

Allied Trades Lead

Kuwait

NACI
6 days x 12 hr shift (72 hours per week)
CRC (Unpaid time)
1 Year Contract (Possible Extension beyond initial contract)
Vacation (once you receive your Kuwait Visa 18)
Sick (once you receive your Kuwait Visa 18)
Company Paid housing and transportation

Overview

**This position will be physically located in Kuwait in support of LOGCAP**

Serves as the Allied Trades Lead under the supervision of the Allied Trades Supervisor and oversees the day-to-day operation of the welding, fabrication, machining, auto body shop, container repair team, and equipment paint shop. Supervises anywhere from 20 to 50 personnel. This is a working Lead position. Ensures established policies and procedures are enforced effectively. Controls shop maintenance schedule to ensure maximum use of assigned personnel.

Responsibilities

This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.

  • This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.
  • Oversees the day-to-day operation of the welding, fabrication, machining, auto body shop, container repair team, and equipment paint shop.
  • Supervises anywhere from 10 to 20 personnel. This is a working Lead position.
  • Ensures established policies and procedures are enforced effectively.
  • Controls shop maintenance schedule to ensure maximum use of assigned personnel.
  • Perform the duties of the Allied Trade Supervisor in their absence.
  • Performs other duties and assignments as required for LCV Mission.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualifications: Education/Certifications: One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.
  • High school diploma/equivalent
  • American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Certification (Preferred) or DD214 Military Allied Trades Training/Certification.
  • Ability to obtain host nation driver license.
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination:
    • To be qualified for this position you must comply with USCENTCOM MOD 16 that requires proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, as defined by the CDC or host country requirements. As of now, to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 you must have received either two doses of Pfizer BioNTech Vaccine, two doses of AstraZeneca/Oxford Vaccine, two doses of Moderna Vaccine, or one dose of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, and two weeks must have elapsed after the final dose was administered. This definition may change in accordance with CDC guidelines.  Compliance with this government requirement is an essential function of the position and is a condition of employment.

Experience:

  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience as a welder at the journeyman level, plus experience in body repair and painting.
  • Minimum five (2) years of supervisory
  • GCSS-A knowledge preferred (Plant Maintenance).

 

Skills:

  • Ability to collaborate a work style fosters cooperation and teamwork.
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills; must be customer-oriented and diverse.
  • Ability to work effectively with employees and management of all levels to include multi-national staff, superiors, and ranking military officers and non-commissioned officers.
  • Ability to handle confidential company and employee information with complete discretion.
  • Highly proficient in English, both verbally and written; and shop mathematics.
  • Basic proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook applications.
  • High-level organization and planning skills so workflow is managed efficiently and accurately.
  • Ability to read, analyzes, understand and interprets blueprints, schematics, wiring diagrams, reports technical publications and documents.
  • Ability to design, plan and execute fabrication projects.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain AWS/CWI Certification.
  • Knowledge of Welding/Fabrication requirements for United States Government equipment.
  • Knowledgeable of the Army Maintenance Management Principles and Standards.
  • Knowledgeable of physical security of government issued equipment.
  • Ability to prepare reports and brief daily operations.
  • Ability to lead and perform at a high level in a stressful demanding environment.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be capable of working in an extreme weather conditions with temperatures exceeding 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Indoor and/or outdoor environment with very adverse and harsh conditions (i.e., hot, dry, duty, desert environment with average temperatures of 30 degrees in the winter and 130 degrees in the summer months).
  • Includes some industrial production environment conditions as well.

Physical Requirements:

  • Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 30pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Work may require heavy lifting, stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting, and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical, or biological agents. Employee use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is required for some situations. PPE includes, but is not limited to, head, foot, torso, respiratory, vision, and hearing protective devices.
  • Must comply with all Fire and Safety Regulations and post policies.

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