KBR Petroleum Laboratory Technician - Trainer in Iraq

Title: Petroleum Laboratory Technician - Trainer

Location: Iraq

Job Number: 1057222

The scope of this PWS consists of PQAS-E Operator/New Equipment Training and Field Level Maintenance/New Equipment Training (OPNET/FLMNET) to Government of Iraq (GOI) students. Students will need to be previously qualified at the 92L level of training for an Army Fuel Lab Technician.

Training includes detection of the presence of water or other contaminants in fuels and oils.

Training student standards includes proper use of equipment to ensure the quality, purity and durability of all fuels and oils used in vehicles and equipment.

Successful candidates are required to deliver training at Camp Taji, Iraq. Training will consist of two full weeks (80 hours), (40 hours of OP/NET and 40 hours of FLM/NET). A maximum of two students per class, one week of Operator Training and one week of Field Level Maintenance Training.

Successful candidates must conduct New Equipment Training (NET), consisting of two courses, an Operator/ Operator Maintenance course (OPNET) and a Field Level Maintenance course (FLMNET) for the PQAS-E. The courses will be taught utilizing U.S. Army developed or approved training material.

Successful candidates complete and deliver a Training Course Completion Report upon completion of each of the operator and maintainer courses.

Successful candidates train operators of the PQAS-E and cover complete vehicle operations to include operator safety; general safety; operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS); system start up and shutdown procedures; and proper use of on-board test instruments, equipment, and Basic Issue Items (BII) IAW Technical Manual 10-6640-264-10.

Successful candidates conduct FLM/NET training designed for field level mechanics and cover minimal operation characteristics, field level PMCS, troubleshooting, diagnosis and repair of system unique components.


Conducts training IAW previous prescribed scope.

In order to train students, candidates must be qualified as US Army Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 92L20-skill level or higher.

Must be trained in PQAS equipment specific to the following tasks:

Conducts petroleum laboratory tests by using laboratory quality procedures.

Operates laboratory equipment or other equipment.

Repairs, calibrates, and provides general maintenance on tools and equipment.

Performs analytical computations and completes documentation of results.

Performs advanced duties from instructions, established guidelines and procedures.

Possesses a complete awareness of a multitude of instruments and apparatuses utilized to sample, examine, assess, and observe the results and effects.

Calibrate and evaluate apparatuses.

Obtaining petroleum test samples

Receiving samples of petroleum products

Conducting tests on petroleum products

Evaluating test results with specification requirements and making recommendations regarding product disposition

Applying fire prevention and safety control procedures in handling volatile petroleum, oils and lubricants products

Testing fuels and oils for water, sediment and other contaminants using laboratory equipment

Analyzing chemicals for strength, purity and toxic qualities

Performing chemical and physical tests on clothing, food, paints and plastics

Keeping detailed laboratory records and files

Skills required for this job are typically acquired by completion of Army MOS 92L training and experience.

Associate's degree and minimum of 3

years of experience or 6 years equivalent work experience in lieu of degree.

Additional requirements:

Must be fluent in English

Must possess current passport with at least 12 months of remaining validity from January 1, 2018

Must possess driver’s license with at least 12 months of remaining validity from January 1, 2018

This assignment may be located in potentially dangerous areas, including combat or war zones. This might involve the possibility of suffering harm by dangerous forces or friendly fire. These dangers are inherent to working conditions in a dangerous environment.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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