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Posted by: Louis Berger Services on Jun 03, 2023



Job Description:

LOGCAP: Power Generator Mechanic I (RMI)

Who We Are - Louis Berger Services (LBS)

We are Louis Berger Services (LBS) and we specialize in operational excellence for defense mission and public critical infrastructure and facilities, globally. We offer turnkey operation and management solutions to reduce risk and life-cycle costs. As people-focused, safety-minded collaborators we are committed to unlocking the potential held by a workforce that is as diverse as the communities we serve. Join us and be involved in projects in our growing organization that partners with national, state, and local government agencies, multilateral institutions and commercial industry clients.

At the core of everything we do are our values: safety, ethics, respect, value, inclusion, community and excellence. These values are instilled into all of our relationships, projects, programs, and activities enabling us to provide solutions that have a positive impact on society.

Louis Berger Services, member of WSP USA, is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

This Opportunity

Louis Berger Services is currently looking for qualified candidates to fill positions for a Generator Mechanic I (OCN) on multiple sites within INDOPACOM-Marshal Islands region (USAG-KA (Kwajalein and Roi-Namur)) in support of LOGCAP V.

All candidates must pass a pre-employment drug test and background check.

Your Impact

• Serve under the direction of Lead Generator Mechanic III to operate and maintain power plant/spot power generators & equipment
• Promote and maintain safety following established safe work practices and procedures
• Report to the Lead Generator Mechanic III on all special occurrences such as emergency outages and corrective actions taken to maintain service. Anticipate unscheduled load changes, and detect early indications of power generating equipment malfunctions in order to maintain continuous service
• Troubleshoot and make comparable entry/low level repairs to Gensets, powered support systems, vehicles, and other major components (e.g., engines, generators, alternators, gears, compressors, and hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical components)
• Responsible for performing hourly, daily, weekly, monthly generator checks in Power Plant/Spot Generation environment
• Responsible for performing generator services/periodic maintenance IAW manufactures recommendations-250hour, 500hour, etc
• Assist Lead Generator Mechanic III with rebuild and/or overhaul-to include top end, in frame and complete-Gensets, powered support systems, and other major components (e.g., engines, generators, alternators, gears, compressors, hydraulic, pneumatic and 12/24vdc electrical components
• Assist in the control and distribution of the mechanical and electrical makeup and operation of powered support systems such as those described above, including their major mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components
• Troubleshoot and repair diesel, gasoline, and/or multi-fuel engines (e.g., PMCS, break down repairs, and periodic maintenance on those of 3 to 16 cylinders and up to 2MW of power)
• When power production malfunctions occur and to ensure personnel and equipment safety, assist to isolate generator/s and bypass fault in order to maintain service or take actions to shed low priority loads when full service cannot be maintained
• Ensure correct testing and isolation procedures are followed before working on de-energized High Voltage Networks or Switchgear
• Execute the company's policy and procedure for proper and efficient operation of the power plants and distribution network to support LOGCAP V
• As directed by the Supervisor

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

• When workload/mission/staffing levels dictate, assist with daily Power Plant or Spot Gen operations to include bringing online/offline gensets, taking hourly generator readings (power plant), fueling in power plant environment, electrical distribution installation/maintenance, facility maintenance, housekeeping, etc
• When workload/mission/staffing levels dictate, assist with MV/LV electrical/Power Plant operations teams with installation/removal of electrical distribution equipment
• Fill in required genset service/periodic maintenance/repair documents/reports and turn over to Lead Generator Mechanic Mech III
• Ensure required documentation/reporting is submitted in a timely manner.
• Retrieve service/maintenance/repair parts/components from Prime Contractor Consolidated Material Warehouse and transport to genset/powerplant service/repair location
• Attend daily Safety meetings/stand downs IAW with LBS (Louis Berger Services) and Prime contractor policies
• Take ownership of equipment/tasks/duties assigned to ensure repairs, maintenance, overhauls, etc. are performed with utmost of quality/safety in mind and IAW manufactures recommendations
• Willingness to attend formal OEM specific genset and/or controls training
• Ensure power generator staff are performing service/maintenance/repair duties IAW US Military, Prime Contractor, Host Nation and LBS (Louis Berger Services) Environmental/Hazmat policies and procedures
• Attend LBS (Louis Berger Services) EHS (Electrical Health & Safety) training and establish a status of CP (Competent Person), AP (Authorized Person) or SAP (Senior Authorized Person)
• Operate/perform within the behavioral guidelines/policies/procedures put forth by USG, US Military Command, Host Nation, Prime Contractor and LBS

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

• Must be eligible for base access
• Must be an RMI citizen to be eligible for the position
• Must be able to commute to and from the island of Kwajalein
• Experience in medium to large scale operation and maintenance of prime power diesel gensets (50-60 liter engines)
• Experience in maintenance, repair, operation and troubleshooting of genset systems (fuel, induction, cooling, controls, exhaust, engine internal & peripheral) of gen sets ranging from 15Kw to 3Mw
• 2+ years of power generation operation, maintenance and repair experience
• Experience using all types hand and power tools, shop equipment such as hydraulic presses, drill presses, hydraulic, electric or pneumatic lifting devices, etc
• Experience using all types of measuring devices such as Vernier calipers, micrometers, dial bore gauges, etc
• Experienced in working with other technical staff
• Ability to read and use technical manuals, illustrations, diagrams, schematics, and similar guides covering the complete assembly, troubleshooting, and layout of powered support systems
• Experienced working in international work environments with expatriate or US military
• A thorough knowledge of the mechanical and electrical makeup and operation of powered support systems such as those described above, including their major mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components including: Standard Diesel generators, Controls to include genset synchronizing and paralleling, genset communication/monitoring systems such as Pulse Scada and Switchgear
• Proactive nature and strong interpersonal skills in collaborating, communicating and working with (1) Senior managers and staff (to include Site management team), (2) Local and International subcontractors; (3) US Military representatives; and (4) Local officials as required
• Must be willing and able to perform physical activities including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of equipment, crawling and working outdoors. Must be willing and able to lift and move items, parts assemblies and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum

• Minimum 2+ years as Gen Mech I
• Provide Certificates and/or willingness to attend formal training
• Fluent in English -- Spoken & Written

Preferred Qualifications

• Ability to follow troubleshooting procedures and use deductive reasoning to isolate the fault; and provide step by step feedback on all steps taking
• Able to take specific verbal and written directions and carryout directions from the shift supervisor Decisions made are covered by specific, well-established work methods and procedures
• In the event problems arise, mechanics at this level are able take corrective action in accordance with instructions or notify their supervisor
• Experience in providing prime power O&M Services to clients
• Good clear communication skills
• Hands on inspect, test, and repair components of electrical systems to include generators, transformers, transfer switches, switch gear, PLC controls, and fuel monitoring and delivery systems
• Valid drivers' license from home of record
• Knowledge and experience regarding occupational hazards for electrical and mechanical trades, related safety practices, and skill required for the installation, maintenance, and repair of power generator systems and equipment
• Basic knowledge and trained with current certification of First Aid & CPR
• Must rescue an injured victim from an electrical conductor
• Must know Lockout/Tagout Procedures
• Ability to read, comprehend/understand and apply information contained in manufacturer equipment manuals, facility document including drawings and specification, operation and maintenance manuals, standard operating and emergency response procedures, material safety data sheets, etc
• Ability to interpret and apply required corrective action with data readings and results of equipment checks to identify equipment or process problems and take appropriate responses to correct or resolve problems
• Specific understanding and knowledge of power generation equipment startup and shut down and basic equipment maintenance procedures as they relate to the power generation equipment and/or auxiliary operator
• Must have knowledge of use and proper application of Personal Protective Equipment
• Basic skill level with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel is required. Intermediate level is preferred

NOTE: Duties will involve work in the outdoors with a potential exposure to tropical climatic conditions including frequent rainstorms, high humidity and temperatures up to 95F degrees in the summer months
NOTE: Must be able to work overhead with arms raised for extended periods
NOTE: Scheduled work hours up to 72 hours per week

Additional Requirements Louis Berger Services, member of WSP USA, is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Additional Details Required Education: High School Diploma / GED Minimum Years Experience: 3 years Travel Required: 25% Job Status: Regular Employee Type: Full Primary Location: MARSHALL ISLANDS - KWAJALEIN All locations: Marshall Islands

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About Louis Berger Services

At the core of everything we do is our guarantee to provide solutions that have a positive impact on society. Serving as a trusted partner to national, state and local government agencies; multilateral institutions and commercial industry clients worldwide, we help clients solve their most complex challenges. Our Services: We have specialized expertise in operating large, mission-essential facilities, including airfield services, logistics, heavy vehicle maintenance and fueling for the defense and security industries.

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