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  • Full Time
  • Baghdad, Baghdad Governorate, Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.

Chugach Government Solutions, LLC

About Us

When you work at Chugach Government Solutions (CGS), you join a proud legacy of supporting missions while sustaining culture.

The federal division of Chugach Alaska Corporation, CGS has been supporting critical missions as a government contractor for over 25 years. Our focus is to support facility maintenance, IT/technical services, construction and education. We are proud to have built, and continue to foster, an incredibly talented team spanning across the globe in hundreds of different fields – each team member proud to serve our country with first-class business services, while also making a difference for our Chugach shareholders.

At CGS, empowering employees is a part of our core, and that focus is one of the ways we build and foster high-performing teams. We empower our employees through competitive compensation and benefits package, professional growth opportunities, truthful communication, and more!

If you are looking for an opportunity to serve something bigger than yourself; if you want your day job to be one that creates meaningful value; if you are looking for an environment that highly values employees and respects individual differences – then Chugach Government Solutions may be the right fit for you!

Job Overview

The Vehicle Mechanic (Emergency Vehicles) will be based in Iraq and serve the Operations and Maintenance Support Services (OMSS) contract in support of the U.S. Department of State. This position will be responsible for providing preventative maintenance and mechanical repair work related to the maintenance and repair of specialized fire vehicles, heavy fire apparatus, and related mechanical equipment and will report to the Vehicle Maintenance Manager. The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

This position is contingent upon contract award.


Essential Duties & Job Functions:

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
  • Comply with all Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals. Provide information and materials to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
  • Determine preventative maintenance needs and provide necessary maintenance and repairs for all fire vehicles, including heavy fire apparatus, and equipment.
  • Check operating efficiency of fire vehicles, heavy fire apparatus, and fire mechanical equipment.
  • Determine stock needs and order and maintain replacement parts and supplies.
  • Repair and adjust engines, transmissions, brake systems, hydraulic systems, water pumps, and accessories.
  • Ensure pump systems provide appropriate volumes of water at specified pressures during periodic and required annual pump testing.
  • Tune engines: clean, repair, and replace fuel systems, pumps, strainers, fuel lines, fuel tanks, gauges, and wires; and recondition electrical systems.
  • Perform general maintenance of all fire equipment, including oiling and lubricating various components.
  • Perform heavy vehicle systems and component failure analyses.
  • Perform maintenance/repairs on all systems for vehicles under shop maintenance including tire change and wheel balancing.
  • Ensure fire apparatus conforms to National Fire Protection Association (N.F.P.A.) standards.
  • Respond to emergency callouts and mutual aid requests for mechanic services and perform emergency field repairs on fire apparatus and related equipment.
  • Provide input to staff regarding budget, equipment utilization, equipment replacement, and equipment needs.
  • Develop specifications for new fire apparatus and equipment.
  • Provide for overall management of the Fire Department fleet of emergency response apparatus, and staff/support vehicles.
  • Provide direction to the Mechanic Apprentice, temporary assistants, and/or interns in shop related duties.
  • Provide classroom and hands-on instruction to Fire Department personnel pertaining to maintenance and operation of fire apparatus and related equipment.
  • Attend regular training to maintain basic and advanced skills and certifications.
  • Assist the Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor in identifying appropriate training opportunities for Heavy Vehicle Mechanics and the Apprentice Mechanic with a goal of providing succession training.
  • Perform related duties similar to the above in scope and function as required.
  • Maintain service logs and records of maintenance on vehicles and motorized equipment.
  • Keep tools, equipment, and work area clean, organized, and in good working condition.
  • May assist in training lower-level workers in automotive mechanic techniques.
  • Road test vehicles.
  • Complete records, maintain tools and equipment, and perform various clean-up activities.
  • Observe and follow all safety rules and procedures, including wearing required personal safety equipment.
  • Perform additional duties and projects as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Minimum Acceptable Experience Level: Five (5) years’ experience as an Emergency Vehicle Technician or ten (10) years’ experience as a vehicle mechanic.
  • Education: Certified Emergency Vehicle Technician with valid certificate.
  • Passport, Licenses and Certifications: As part of pre-contingency requirements, by the time the visa process starts, candidates must possess a valid passport with a minimum of 18 months remaining to expiration date with 8 blank pages. Valid drivers’ license and valid truck drivers’ license.
  • Security Vetting: Already possess a US Government issued security clearance or Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) or be able to obtain a favorable MRPT certification or US Government clearance prior to being hired is required for the position. Must maintain eligibility at the required certification or clearance level for the duration of the contract.
  • Language Skills: Satisfactory English proficiency to meet job requirements and to adhere and comply with safety, health, and security measures.
  • Medical: Successfully complete and pass the medical and dental examinations as required by Chugach and our customer for deployment to Iraq. Must maintain physical and dental requirements for duration of deployment.

Working and Living Conditions:

This position may be located in a war zone, in an environment with harsh and dangerous working and living conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may regularly be exposed to extreme and austere desert-like environment. Temperatures can reach 120- 130 degrees Fahrenheit/50- 55 degrees Celsius during the summer months. Employees must be willing and able to perform regular job requirements in this austere, extreme environment, as well as willing and able to deploy to Iraq for extended periods. Work schedules are a minimum of 6 days per week and 10 hours per day, while some jobs have higher daily and weekly minimums. Employees must be willing and able to perform physical activities including, but not limited to, heavy lifting and moving of items, parts, assemblies, and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum; climbing in and out of equipment; crawling; and working outdoors. This includes being able to lift and carry 40 pounds of personal protective equipment for extended periods of time and being capable of running and ‘duck & cover’ during emergencies without putting oneself or others at risk.

Reasonable Accommodation:

It is CGS, LLC business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Chugach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, disability, genetic factors, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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