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Job Ref:  80612BR
Employer:  Raytheon Company
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  Kuwait
Kuwait (Show on map)
04/10/2016 07:26

Lead Hull Maintenance Field Engineer


This Position is Contingent Upon Project Award

The primary responsibility of this position is to manage and lead a team providing the overall maintenance, repair and upkeep of the Kuwait Desert Warrior & Repair and Recovery Vehicles Hull systems as well as provide hand-on support. Responsibilities include the Hull mounted Line Replaceable Units (LRUs), Engine, Transmission, Final Drive, Suspension system and other vehicle hardware located on or within the hull of the Desert Warrior Vehicle.

As the Lead, you will be supervising and providing direction to a team of Mechanics and Technicians; ensuring work priorities are met and that Unit operational readiness standards are met or exceeded; interfacing with the Program Office and providing daily input into maintenance status; and interfacing with local unit commanders and act as liaison with the Program Office.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with the Kuwait Armed Forces maintenance personnel
  • Work at an on-site location in Kuwait for a minimum of eight (8) hours daily, five (5) days per week
  • Perform functional inspections of the Hull and repairs
  • Provide technical guidance in the resolution of field problems related to the Hull
  • Provide over-the-shoulder assistance/training for maintenance and servicing the Hull
  • Prepares vehicles for operation under abnormal conditions by sealing, waterproofing, and servicing and special fuel and lubricants
  • Interprets schematic diagrams
  • Performs or assists in vehicle recovery and evacuation operations of track vehicles
  • Support ad-hoc maintenance initiatives

Required Skills :
  • Proven leadership and team management experience
  • Ability to self-motivate, be proactive & work independently or within a dynamic team environment with members at all levels of management and with multi-national teams / personnel
  • Excellent communication, organization and analytical skills
  • Possession of a Kuwaiti driver's license
  • Ability to work on an on-call basis
  • Ability to travel outside of Kuwait
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to lift heavy pieces of machinery several times per day
  • Ability to speak English
Desired Skills:
  • Hull organizational / intermediate maintenance experience certification
Required Education/Experience (Candidates must meet a minimum of one of the following):

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field of study and 1-2 years directly related experience
  • HNC (Higher National Certificate)with 2 years experience
  • BTEC Certificate with 2 years experience
  • Associates Degree in related field of study and 5-6 years directly related experience
  • C & G (City & Guilds) qualification plus 6 years experience
  • 9-10 years of directly related work experience (experience with the Kuwait Desert Warrior or British Warrior)

Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) is a leader in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; advanced cyber solutions; weather and environmental solutions; information-based solutions for law enforcement and homeland security; and training, logistics, engineering, product support, and operational support services and solutions for the mission support, homeland security, space, civil aviation, counter-proliferation and counter-terrorism markets. IIS, which operates at nearly 551 sites in 80 countries, is headquartered in Dulles, VA. and generated $6 billion in 2014 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- both in the marketplace and in the workplace. We strive to hire individuals who reflect our communities and proactively embrace diversity and inclusion in order to advance our culture, develop our employee and leaders, and grow our marketshare with our clients."
Relocation Eligible
Clearance Type
None / Not Required
ERIP Eligible
Engineering Technology

Type Of Job
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