Emergency Vehicle Tech III – Kuwait/Qatar

Emergency Vehicle Tech III

Kuwait or Qatar

NACI
6 days x 12 hr shift (72 hours per week)
CRC (Unpaid time)
1-Year Contract (once you receive your Kuwait Visa 18)
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 or Qatar in support of LOGCAP.***

Emergency Vehicle Technician III (EVT III/EVM Lead) trained specifically to maintain and repair firefighting equipment and emergency vehicles, including fire engines, tenders, tankers, rescue, flight line assets, foam systems, air compressor, dry chemical systems, hazmat response vehicles, and utility vehicles all known as firefighting apparatus. Perform master mechanic level duties as required. Coordinates and performs highly skilled mechanics work. Maintains various types of emergency and fleet vehicles including equipment.

 

Responsibilities

  • This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.
  • Diagnoses and repairs complex mechanical issues.
  • Performs preventative maintenance work.
  • Participates in ordering fleet parts.
  • Prepares various types of fleet maintenance records and documentation.
  • Assists in maintaining shop facilities and equipment.
  • Performs other mechanical-related duties.
  • Provides customer support and quality assurance.
  • Maintains service logs and records of fire truck apparatuses.
  • Keeps tools equipment and work area clean organized and in good working condition.
  • Provides 24/7 on-call fleet maintenance support for assigned shift.
  • Maintains operational equipment assets.
  • Lead the work effort, train and mentor subordinate EVT personnel.
  • Performs Job Duties as assigned

 

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualifications: Education/Certifications: One-year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.
  • High School Graduate
  • Emergency Vehicle Technician LV I thru II, must meet the qualifications as defined in NFPA 1071 Standard for Emergency Vehicle Technician Professional
  • Qualifications for EVT I, II and III.
  • Automotive Services Excellence (ASE) T1 Tru T7
  • EVT Exam F1 – F6
  • Must be CAC eligible and/or the ability to obtain a CAC
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a U. S. Government Motor Vehicle Operator’s License and host nation Driver’s License is required.
  • Host nation Heavy Duty Driver’s License.
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination: To be qualified for this position you must comply with USCENTCOM MOD 16 which 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:

  • Seven – Ten (7-10) years progressive professional experience on fire trucks, firefighting apparatus or heavy transport vehicles, within a large city fire department, must have progressed to EVT LV III.

Skills:

  • Emergency vehicle technician LV III must have the technological and electrical skills to diagnose, repair and maintain the specialized equipment used on firefighting apparatus.
  • Mastered state of the art techniques, practices, procedures, test equipment and documentation used in all facets of maintenance performed on automotive, truck, first responder vehicles, and all other forms of vehicular equipment.
  • Mastered various mechanical principles as applied to power transmission and braking systems, engine electrical systems and hydraulics.
  • Mastered NFPA 1901 standard for automotive fire apparatus and NFPA 1911 standard for the inspection, maintenance and testing of automotive fire apparatus.
  • Mastered fault determination through systematic troubleshooting of hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Must be able to set the standard for professional excellence among the EVT team.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be capable of working in 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 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds 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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