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AGE Supervisor (Kandahar, Afghanistan)

KBR Government Services deliver novel, large scale and complex projects across EMEA.


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working on Aircraft Ground Equipment (baggage conveyors, GPU’s, Diesel Tractors, FLT’s), Light motor vehicles, HGV and plant machinery.
  • City & Guilds, NVQ level 3 or equivalent in either a mechanical or electrical discipline.
  • Supervisory experience in a workshop environment maintaining and repairing civil/military airfield ground equipment.
  • Experience of managing and working with a multi-national workforce.
  • Supervisory experience of a minimum of 20 staff.
  • Experience of working within UK Health and Safety at Work legislations including a proven track record of identifying and understanding the actions required to reduce hazards and stop unsafe practices in the workplace.
  • National from a NATO member state in order to obtain NATO Security Clearance.
  • Working knowledge of vehicle & equipment manufacturer manuals to diagnose faults and identify parts.
  • Ability to produce and precisely follow Safe Systems of Work and Method Statements.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Experienced in dealing with customers.


  • Knowledge of military airfield operations and services would be an advantage.
  • Experience of working on split loaders (specifically Atlas & Trepel).
  • Be familiar with NATO, ICAO and ISO terminology.
  • Experience of working on operations in austere remote sites or in developing nations.
  • Ex RAF Generator Mechanic would be an advantage.
  • Experience of ACU’s, ASU’s, and TSU’s
  • Experience of recovery techniques for HGV and 4X4’s
  • HGV C+E license
  • Knowledge of military airfield operations and services.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience of working on NSPA contracts.

Core Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Supervise maintenance and repair of all contract applicable vehicles and equipment.
  • Responsible for maintenance and serviceability of all Airfield Ground Equipment (AGE).
  • Documenting of all works carried out on vehicles and equipment’s for audit trails.
  • Diagnose faults and identify parts through reading manufacturer manuals and other online research, and providing information to the EVM Supply Liaison for ordering in a timely manner.
  • Will be responsible for the training of local workshop staff to ensure all mechanics are at the required standard.
  • Ensure safe working practices, including the handling and disposal of waste materials.
  • Will work towards achieving compliance with applicable Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), as well as those specifically highlighted in the Statement of Work (SOW) for the EVM Contract.
  • Liaise with client & military representatives.
  • Provide visibility on the Workshop Floor, checking for compliance with Workshop Risk Assessments & HSE compliance.
  • Any other duties as directed by the EVM Manager and Project Management.

We have a range of opportunities from Programme & Project Management to blue collar work in military theatre. Operating in defence, infrastructure, facilities management and construction industry sectors, KBR have a variety of opportunities ranging from provision of services to the military/MOD, to Consultancy services for UK Forensics. 

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Job Details

Job Title:
AGE Supervisor (Job Reference: 1074077)

Job Type:
Full Time, Permanent

Up to £48k dependant on experience (includes allowances)


Closing Date:

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