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AGL Technician / Electrician

Posted 7 March by KBR Ended

Working Conditions: Working conditions in Afghanistan are arduous and includes heat and dust, frequently involving much physical exertion and exposure to the elements. Operations will be of a 24 hour nature. Flights & full messing provided.

Electrician - training will be provided for Airfield Ground Lighting (AGL)


  • The electrical technician will have a minimum of 5 years of qualified experience, preferably with onsite supervisory experience
  • Will hold an ONC, equivalent or higherqualifications in an appropriate discipline together with relevant experience
  • Be trained to IEE 17th edition wiring regulations or hold a valid North American NEC 2008 electrical qualification
  • Will be qualified to carry out electrical test and inspection, C&G 2391/2 or equivalent
  • Ability to obtain an airside driving licence. Must have a valid driving licence


  • Be familiar with NATO, ICAO and ISO terminology
  • Experience of working on operations in austere remote sites or in developing nations
  • Competent user of standard Microsoft Office applications including Word for writing up reports
  • A proven track record of managing teams of mixed nationality and backgrounds.
  • Be familiar with or have held Authorised Person duties for AGL and/or LV/HV disciplines
  • Experience of using MEWP - on site training can be provided

This position is to work on Airfield Ground Lighting. We are looking for an electrician that we will provide training to for this speciality.

  • Planning and Supervision of safe practise for all AGL maintenance work carried out including PPM and reactive tasks
  • Production of cyclic condition inspections, surveys and reports of the AGL systems
  • Responsible for ensuring that all OSS staff entering the airside are in possession of appropriate driving and access permits or are accompanied
  • Responsible for ensuring application and compliance with Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Ensure Safe Systems of Work are implemented including creating Permits to Work and training staff IAW JSP 375
  • Undertake activity specific Risk Assessments and produce mitigation Method Statements
  • Ensures delivery of Contracted Service tasks in strict accordance with the Client Statement of Work and specifications in a timely manner
  • Ensuring the appropriate QA/QC and technical documentation is applied to and enforced on the various assigned tasks
  • Develop, implement and tailor a Planned Maintenance schedule
  • Responsible for ensuring that all scheduled and reactive AGL maintenance, including routine maintenance and corrective repair is carried out to the appropriate SOPs by suitably qualified staff and in accordance with airfield procedures
  • Arranging for clearance and providing close supervision of any maintenance or repair task on the AGL mounted outside of the inner wire
  • Maintenance and repairs of street lighting, area lighting and flood lighting as directed
  • Operation and use of mobile elevated working platform (cherry picker)
  • Conduct dark hours checks on street lighting for serviceability
  • Providing guidance on codes of practice, BS EN standards and best practice
  • Ordering and correctly identifying AGL materials to enable procurement via the Logistic & Procurement SRS system
  • Be available for and take part in the out of hours response duties
  • Support AOS/R&G/AGL Supervisor/Deputy to deliver service across the airfield as required
  • Deputise for the AGL Lead as and when required
  • Other duties as directed within relevant discipline and SOW

Required skills

  • Maintenance
  • Planning
  • electrician
  • test inspections

Reference: 34624397

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