AAR CORP INL Communications Technician Lead - Iraq in Iraq

Title: INL Communications Technician Lead - Iraq

Location: Iraq

Job Number: 9199


Dispatch, track, and maintain communications gear and electronics such as UHF, VHF, and HF radios, digital voice recorders, communications switches, touch screen displays, airfield communications systems, for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Office of Aviation (INL/A).


  • Dispatch and/or install portable and avionics communications and navigation aid systems.

  • Maintain local communication systems and troubleshoot issues.

  • Test, align, and adjust local equipment; replace and repair faulty components. - Maintain equipment disposition and maintenance records, spare parts, supply stock, tools, and technical manuals.

  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization policies and applicable laws.

  • Provide technical guidance to subordinate personnel.

  • Perform comparison checks on repaired equipment in accordance with test standards.

  • Requisition materials and parts for communications equipment.

  • Perform 24-hour on call duties on a rotating basis.

  • Position requires a U.S. Department of State Secret Clearance

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School Education or GED.

  • Military or civilian communications schools


  • A.A./A.S or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Minimum five (5) to seven (7) years of experience in tactical VHF/UHF communication platforms.

  • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in electronics, communications, or similar field.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to translate communication into meaningful solutions for both hardware and software.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Power Point).



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  1. Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.

  2. Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

  3. Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

  4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

  5. Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

  6. Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

  7. Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

  8. Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

  9. Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

  10. Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

  11. Performance Management - Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve; is a positive role model

  12. Expense Management - Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency; demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results.

  13. Leadership - Builds commitment to team, company, mission & customer through effective & frequent communications; promotes an environment of trust; fosters a respectful, energetic & positive work culture.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran