Mechanical Engineer (HVAC/Generator) - Okinawa, Japan (Secret Clearance Required)

Clearance Level
Mechanical Engineering
Okinawa, Japan

REQ#: RQ43691

GDIT has an exciting opportunity available for a Mechanical Engineer maintaining generators and/or HVAC systems. Must have a current and active Secret clearance. The role will be on Kadena Air Force Base, Okinawa, Japan as an Environmental Control Unit (ECU) and Generator Test and Repair Technician to work at the front end of the delivery of our operation. Employee use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required. PPE includes but is not limited to head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices.

This position requires someone who is self-starting, pro-active, and professional.  This position will be supported by the Regional Service Center in Korea, but this position is the only one located permanently, in Okinawa.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Represent yourself, GDIT, and fellow employees of the company in a positive and professional manner at all times.
  • Perform troubleshooting, fault isolation and field maintenance repair for a variety of ECUs and power commercial generation equipment; other military design generators.
  • Install and remove ECUs and generators from fixed and mobile locations.
  • Rebuild and repair ECUs and generator engines, head gaskets, seals, water pumps, fuel pumps, torque heads, belts and hoses.
  • Disassemble, clean, modify (as required), repair and reassemble power generator in accordance with applicable technical manuals (TMs).
  • Functionally test generators and ECUs after making repairs.
  • Inspects hydraulic systems for wear, leaks and proper fluid level IAW manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Participates in the opening and closing of work orders and in on-the-job training (OJT).
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of, actively practice, and promote safe working conditions.
  • Performs the installation, calibration, operation, maintenance, modification, testing, troubleshooting and repair of systems of a highly complex nature.
  • Occasionally travel to customer sites for short periods of time to install, remove, or maintain equipment.
  • Conducts technical training and product briefing with customers, vendors and company representatives.
  • Complete necessary paperwork which may include data entry and general use of relevant computer systems and software as directed
  • Performs corrective and preventive maintenance as well as other activities assigned at the assigned work location.

The Ideal Candidate must have:

  • Must have an active U.S. Government SECRET clearance.
  • Specialized knowledge of HVAC, Mechanical, Electrical, and/or Hydraulic Equipment.
  • Thorough knowledge of and capability in reading and understanding schematics.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals to include blueprints and technical drawings.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • BS or equivalent Military/Technical Experience. One-year related experience may be substituted for one year of education.
  • Knowledge and experience in HVAC, Chiller, diagnostic, troubleshooting and Repair of Environmental Control Units, to Include Bard Systems
  • Must have proven experience working on industrial or commercial HVAC/Power Generating equipment.
  • 4-6 years of mechanical maintenance experience.
  • Demonstrated experience performing Gasoline/Diesel Engine rebuild and Dynameter testing of rebuilt engines.
  • Two years in troubleshooting, fault finding, and repair of electrical equipment.
  • Working knowledge of electrical systems including secondary distribution and interior systems.
  • Experience with the use of common hand and powered tools, fixtures, templates, and associated refurbishment and modification equipment.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects.
  • Experience in working in hostile and austere environments.
  • Stock control and asset management.
  • Journeyman level, preferably in a mechanical maintenance field or equivalent experience.

Desirable Skills/Qualifications:

  • Industry and trade certifications.  Preference is given for military certifications/experience.
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Certification’
  • A graduate of the US Army Power Generation Equipment Repairer (MOS 52D) course or a graduate of a technical school or manufacturer's course of instruction.
  • Experience in a forward-facing customer support role.
  • Hands-on experience with electrical circuits, power cables, controls, and motors.
  • Knowledge of U.S. Army Safety Guidelines and OSHA Standards.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.