DynCorp International LLC. Power Generation Frmn in KANDAHAR, Afghanistan

Job Summary

The Power Generator Foreman leads crews in operating and maintaining power generators to include mechanical, electrical, and electronic systems.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Lead power generation crews to maintain power generators, troubleshoot faults, repair/replace components and generators, maintain documentation, adhere to environmental guidelines, and ensure that all departmental processes are followed
  • Coordinate with various departments on installations/generator replacements, scheduled outages, and daily operations
  • Order, receive, and oversee inventory of service and replacement parts for power generators
  • Coordinate and schedule regular generator services and refueling missions
  • Optimize the placement of generators through trend analysis of load data
  • Adhere to property control procedures for all equipment
  • Inspect and maintain fuel tanks, secondary containments, and electrical wiring
  • Perform load calculations in order to properly size power generators for various types of facilities
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to interpret and apply manufacturer repair manuals, technical specifications, schematics, engineering drawings, and diagnostic tools
  • In-depth knowledge and ability to perform maintenance on power generation equipment to include engine, Alternating Current (AC) alternators, electronic controls, electrical wiring, and accessories
  • Knowledge in electrical theory and a deep understanding of power equations
  • Skill in load testing, all calculations that must be done, and safety measures

Experience & Education

  • Minimum four (4) years of experience with power generators, including at least 18 months at a foreman level
  • Prefer US military training in power generation, diesel, and electrical job fields
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Prefer graduate of an accredited diesel school
  • Valid Driver’s License

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions


  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

Must have ability to obtain and maintain US security clearance at proper level


Job Posting: Nov 29, 2016, 10:21:21 AM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: 1604081