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Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(12/28/2019 8:11 AM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is seeking a Journeyman Electrician for our current contract located on Camp Taji, Iraq. 


  • Assembles, installs, tests, and maintains electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools 

  • Diagnoses malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and component, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem

  • Connects wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components

  • Inspects electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes

  • Advises management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous

  • Tests electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system

  • Inspects existing facilities and installations as required by the statement of work

  • Locates and repairs defects in electrical systems and identify circuit Life, Health, and Safety (LHS) issues

  • Estimates and orders supplies and materials needed

  • Recommends improvements and revisions to current maintenance procedures

  • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide high quality, seamless service

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Minimum five (5) years of experience as an approved electrician

  • Have overseas experience in a hostile environment

  • Have completed an electrical apprenticeship

  • Hold a valid and current JIB grade card and hold the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations certification. (Must have minimum 1 year before expiry) Knowledge and skill in safe operation and application of instrumentation to include circuit  testers, power analyzers, ground rod resistance meters, ground fault loop impedance testers, and residual current device testers

  • Skill in classifying electrical distribution systems, troubleshooting, identifying circuit faults and fault loop circuit paths, and proper grounding and bonding

  • Familiarity with electrical schematics, blueprints, and manuals

  • Fluent in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software


  • Fluency in a foreign language

Working Conditions


  • Willingness to live and work under environmental and other conditions that may be uncomfortable at times

  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions

  • Requires periods of non-traditional hours including consecutive nights or weekends when necessary 

  • May require ability to lift/and or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


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