AAR CORP WASS AGSE Mechanic - Iraq in Iraq

Title: WASS AGSE Mechanic - Iraq

Location: Iraq

Job Number: 4528


The Aviation Ground Support Equipment (AGSE) Mechanic will perform routine maintenance and inspections of various AGSE in support of the INL/A contract. Will perform various aircraft field level and limited sustainment maintenance actions on various specialty equipment. Knowledge and use of special tools/equipment required to perform assigned tasks is mandatory.


  • Perform routine maintenance on aviation ground support vehicles, equipment and parts, and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed

  • Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul all types of diesel and gasoline engines.

  • Conduct tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

  • Determine causes of operating errors and decide courses of action.

  • Apply principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the troubleshooting, repair and installation of parts.

  • Determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

  • Operate under minimal supervision and achieve technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher level technician.

  • Position requires a U.S. Department of State Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT).

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or GED

  • Completed an apprenticeship and/or formal training as a AGSE mechanic


  • Minimum 3 years experience in specialized aviation ground support vehicle / equipment maintenance.

  • Strong English speaking and written communication skill.


Prior Military AGSE or Department of State INL/A experience a plus



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